Philip Delves Broughton

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Hillary Clinton is a hopeless candidate – and Democrats are finally realising

 New York Remember the fizz around Gordon Brown’s election campaign in 2010? The excitement he brought to the trail? The…

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How to tell a tech bubble from a tech revolution

Technology investing has come a long way since the dotcom bust


The American economy vs gravity

Reality may be about to reassert itself after an extraordinary hot streak


Watch out France: Nicolas Sarkozy is back, and he wants revenge

The defeated president is ready to retake his party – and wreak his revenge on François Hollande

President Obama Holds Election Night Event In Chicago

Hope? Yes. Change? No

What a long and nasty campaign that was. It is hard to imagine that a political race of such magnitude…

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The future made Thiel

Meet the hyper-successful investor who defines the technological cutting edge of American conservatism


The despair bubble

We’re in a gloom boom – it may be time to invest in some optimism

Bankers or bust

We need driven and creative financiers more than ever


I arrived at the Occupy Wall Street protests on Monday morning, their one month anniversary, at 7 a.m. raring to…


A rich man for all seasons

Multibillionaire Warren Buffett may sound cuddly, but he’s talking from both sides of his mouth

Indolence and experience

Internships cannot offer anything as valuable as a leisurely teenage summer, says Philip Delves Broughton

Degrees of optimism

The speeches given to new graduates at American universities are a distinct literary form – and a measure of national mood


Bubble 2.0

Ten years after the dot-com bust, investors are wild for the web again


Mormons on the march

Latter-day Saints receive the perfect preparation for becoming President of the United States


Rotten Apple

Philip Delves Broughton says the company that was once so conscientious is now just as compromised as any other unscrupulous, profit-hungry corporate giant


Not so slick, Mr President

Philip Delves Broughton says that Barack Obama has not dealt well with the crisis in the Gulf of Mexico — and his party will pay at the congressional elections in November


Is the suit against Goldman Sachs a fraud?

The official investigation into the firm’s activities is pointless, says Philip Delves Broughton. Governments are too weak to punish the financial giant

Chirac and the son of Nippon

Philip Delves Broughton ponders the silence of the French media in the face of revelations that the last three presidents have had second families

Elf warning

Philip Delves Broughton on the threats against Eva Joly, the judge investigating the French oil giant