Daily Archives: May 20, 2009

John Gapper

My Thursday column for the FT is on the president’s fuel-efficiency standards: Read more

John Gapper

The dollar is falling and the stock market is rising as investors become more convinced that the financial crisis is easing and that some sort of recovery is underway.

That exuberance is also spreading to imbibers of wine, it seems. Having fallen last year, prices for vintage wine are again rising, according to Hart Davis Hart, a US wine dealer. It was pleased with the results of one auction held in Chicago last weekend: Read more

John Gapper

Here, here to Jamie Dimon, whose remarks on the restrictions within the Troubled Assets Relief Programme on US banks hiring foreign employees I could not improve upon:

Rules preventing US banks from hiring foreigners are a “complete and utter disgrace” and could prompt overseas governments to retaliate against American expatriates, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, warned on Tuesday. Read more