Daily Archives: March 4, 2016

Financial Times columnist Mrs Moneypenny and her editor interview the world’s most successful people. Venturing to their subjects’ natural habitats from Davos to Silicon Roundabout, the duo ask irreverent questions about serious topics and offer humorous career and management advice.

 

The US economy added an unexpected 242,000 jobs in February, exceeding economists’ forecasts significantly and easing market concerns of a recession. But clouds remain over a lack of wage rises. The FT’s Shawn Donnan explains how the underlying figures indicate why some Americans have become enraged about the US economic recovery and made it a major policy issue for potential White House nominees such as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

 

“Lady Marmalade” began life as a sleazy soul anthem by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan before being funked up by Labelle, given an R&B twist by Sheila E and overlaid with cheesy rap for the film “Moulin Rouge”. Ian McCann charts its evolution.
Credit: Epic, 20th Century Records, Fania, Warner Bros., Polydor Associated Labels

 

Investor behaviour in 2016 feels schizophrenic, Matthew Cobon of Columbia Threadneedle tells Roger Blitz. What does that mean for the rest of the year and how does it influence FX trading strategies?