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An easy way to integrate FT news into the classroom

  • Comment on FT articles and share academic notes with your class and a global community of students and business schools
  • Bring subjects to life with up-to-date news and information, connecting current events with course principles
  • Equip students with the international experience and awareness needed to implement global strategy and work in cross-cultural environments

Add notes on FT articles to provide background or explanations of key points to help your class understand the implications of news stories.


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Below is a list of featured content recommended for you to read and comment on.

Jan 28, 2015

Breakneck growth of Hanergy raises questions

Read an FT probe on the growth of the world’s most valuable panel maker. The FT, in analysing recent financial statements of the company, has found some unconventional practices behind Hanergy Group’s soaring fortunes

Jan 28, 2015

Tsipras picks anti-austerity professor as Greek finance minister

Final line-up is likely to raise concerns among domestic and foreign investors fearful Athens will row back on economic reforms, attack big business interests and take a hard line on renegotiating Greece’s debt burden

Jan 28, 2015

Snapchat goes into news with launch of ‘Discover’ service

Disappearing photo messaging app distanced itself from other 'social media companies' such as Facebook and Twitter by saying it wanted to hear stories from 'world-class leaders in media' not just what is most popular among users

Jan 28, 2015

Strong dollar weighs on US results

Companies as diverse as Caterpillar, Dupont, Microsoft and Procter & Gamble have reported disappointing profits or warned they faced challenges in the year ahead from sluggish emerging market growth and the strong domestic currency

Jan 28, 2015

US trade chief says Pacific deal is close

Comments from Mike Froman are another sign that the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would cover 40 per cent of global economic output, is coming closer to fruition after more than five years of negotiations

Jan 28, 2015

The Financial Times MBA hub

Find out which business school is ranked number one in our Global MBA ranking 2015. Read the latest features on the MBA market, brush up on important subjects with our MBA gyms and get tips on applying to business school

Jan 28, 2015

Bonus feature: The internet of things - expect the spectacular, but just not yet

In the short term at least, connected objects will struggle to live up to expectations. A problem is that the technology is still a little expensive and security will need to be improved to ensure that internet-connected objects cannot be hacked

Jan 28, 2015

Bonus video: Impact of lengthy low oil price

Oil is below $50 a barrel, a price at which many exploration projects are far from viable. The FT discusses the impact of a lengthy spell at this level and whether shelved or capped projects will cause a supply shortage, increasing prices again

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