Financial engineering failed dramatically in the financial crisis, but maybe it could be used to help persuade institutions to invest in cancer research. Professor Andrew Lo of MIT's Sloan School of Management explains how to Long View columnist John Authers.
From the Paris air show, EADS chief executive Tom Enders tells the FT's Andrew Parker he is confident of the group hitting its profitability targets and gives a bullish assessment of the new Airbus A350 passenger aircraft. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
Interdependency between banks, insurers and countries through financial instruments was a factor blamed for the financial crisis. Now, academics are trying to measure it. Bob Merton, professor of finance at MIT Sloan, explains to John Authers that credit seems even more interconnected now.
It started as a student protest in São Paulo over rising bus fares, but after police cracked down hard on violent outbursts, the uprising spread.
As China continues to build thousands of new cinemas every year, Hollywood studios are lining up to woo domestic audiences and policymakers with Chinese inspired productions and joint ventures with local film companies.
Automotive technology has come a long way in recent decades, but are we about to see cars that can drive by themselves on the road? Chris Bryant, Frankfurt correspondent, visits Continental, the German car parts and technology company, to find out. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
Founders Forum in London hosts one of Europe's biggest gatherings of entrepreneurs.
Regulation has played a key part in international business. Brooke Masters talks to Barney Reynolds about its continuing role
Democratic senator Sherrod Brown talks to FT Washington bureau chief Richard McGregor about his bills to make US banks hold more capital and to break up the larger institutions. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
After Fukushima, most countries re-examined their attitude towards nuclear power. Like Japan, Taiwan's location on the edge of the Pacific makes it vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis. But with no oil and gas of its own, the island state lacks any kind of energy security.