Monday , April 23 2018
Home / FT Alphaville / Further reading

Further reading

Elsewhere on Tuesday, – Want your 7-year-old to be a banker? There’s a camp for that. From the WSJ:He is also 8 years old and starting third grade later in the year. He’s unapologetic about why he’s devoting his summer to high finance when many children his age will be playing sports and singing campfire songs.“I like money,” said Kashious, who goes by Kash. “And you could get really rich.”– Slumping Goldman Sachs trading desk now rallying around the best dumb motto in the history of finance.– Guardian longread by John Rapley: How economics became a religion.– Jared Kushner tried and failed to get a half-billion-dollar bailout from Qatar.– The book that predicted Trump’s rise offers the left a roadmap for defeating him.– In the US: “Just 0.18% of deaths triggered estate tax liabilities in

David Keohane considers the following as important:

This could be interesting, too:

Alexandra Scaggs writes Thought for the weekend

Sujeet Indap writes Jonathan Knee explains 25 years of Wall Street’s evolution

Paul Murphy writes The Beaufort sting

Thomas Hale writes The green multiplier effect

Elsewhere on Tuesday,

– Want your 7-year-old to be a banker? There’s a...

David Keohane
(Spending some time as FTAV’s Bombay wallah. Noticeably sweatier but not much else has changed.) David studied economics, politics and journalism before joining the FT in 2011 as a Marjorie Deane fellow. He covered emerging markets, equities and currencies before making the jump over to FT Alphaville in May 2012. In between his degree and masters he wandered into the real world of business where he learnt how to manipulate a spreadsheet and organise meetings where nothing gets decided.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *