Reuters: At lest 76 people die and many remain trapped after 8-storey building housing clothing factories collapses in Bangladesh For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
US stock markets are still near all-time records, and yet other markets suggest that investors are increasingly worried about a global slowdown in growth. Jamie Chisholm, FT global markets correspondent tells JA that this may be because US stocks still offer high dividends in a world of very low yields. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
The rise in spending power of China's 220m migrant workers is supporting the country's economy as manufacturing stalls.
Italy's stocks climbed on news its 88-year-old president Giorgio Napolitano has been re-elected. This raises hopes that the political deadlock which set in since February's elections will be broken.
China's Lenovo, IBM's erstwhile PC business, says it is in negotiations with a third party over a possible acquisition, with market predictions pointing to IBM's x86 server business.
With an investment of more than $400m, Austin, Texas hopes to become the home of F1 racing in the US. Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, the FT's media editor, travelled to the city to investigate reigning champion Sebastian Vettel's question, " Does America really care?" Related article: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c5d0cdcc-1c5b-11e2-a63b-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2AuroBIrK
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! The growing gap between the top 1% and the rest of the U.S. population has emerged as a major issue in this year's presidential campaign, but it's not likely to narrow much no matter who wins, says Chrystia Freeland, author of the new book " Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else." As the title suggests, "the increase in income inequality" in the U.S
Are you better off today than four years ago? That's a question frequently posed on the campaign trail these days as the country heads towards its next presidential election. But perhaps there is a much better question to be asking yourselves: Are you better off than you were 16 years ago?
With cities consuming more than 60 per cent of the world's energy, meeting the ever increasing power demands will require fresh thinking.
Japan 's first trade shortfall with the European Union, along with its rising government debt, could make the country an increasingly unsafe destination for U.S investors' money.