Richard Beales

Richard Beales joined Breakingviews.com in 2007 from the Financial Times, where he was the US markets editor and a Lex columnist. Prior to the FT, he spent more than 10 years as an investment banker, based largely in Hong Kong.

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Feb. 25 2013 5:04 PMApple's Halo Loses Shine in Investor Fight
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Feb. 7 2013 4:46 PMApple and Einhorn Could Both Use Cleaner Design
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Dec. 17 2012 5:16 PMAs It Approaches Its Centennial, Is the Federal Reserve Losing Its Independence?
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Nov. 20 2012 5:59 PMEnforcers Cast for the Biggest SAC Fish
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Oct. 30 2012 12:55 PMStorm Dents Wall Street but Spares U.S. Election
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Oct. 3 2012 4:37 PMBigger Bucks Come to Supreme Court Clerks Who Wait
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Sept. 5 2012 5:15 PMWe Didn't Pay That: Buyout Bosses Lose a Layer of Mystique
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Aug. 3 2012 10:23 AMKnight Shows That Next Creative Loss Is Never Far
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May 21 2012 6:00 PMWanda Goes Fishing for Cinema Know-how
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May 3 2012 12:23 PMApple's Valuation Isn't At Risk Any Time Soon
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April 9 2012 12:46 PMAvon CEO Hire Risks Making Corner Office Crowded
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March 7 2012 12:05 PMApple Needs Good, Not Just Better, Supply Chain
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Feb. 15 2012 6:30 PM"Pass A Budget Now Act" Links Congressional Pay to Performance
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Feb. 11 2013 3:13 PMObjectors to the Founder's Leveraged Buyout are in a Tight Corner
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Jan. 18 2013 6:10 PMJPMorgan Flaws Should Ring Alarm Bells Everywhere
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Dec. 13 2012 2:37 PMHow Bernanke Has Set the Stage for Volatility
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Nov. 8 2012 4:54 PMObama's Re-election is Great News for U.S.-China Relations
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Oct. 4 2012 11:54 AMShould We Worry About Rising Interest Rates?
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Sept. 18 2012 2:31 PMGo Ahead and Jump: Why We Could Do Worse Than Leaping Off the Fiscal Cliff
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Aug. 16 2012 3:52 PMSince When Does a Huge Hedge Fund Need Subsidies?
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June 12 2012 1:20 PMNobel endowment deserves prize for realism.
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May 18 2012 3:02 PMFacebook Tax Witch Hunt Looks in the Wrong Place
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April 18 2012 5:34 PMNews Corp Finds Yet Another Way to Annoy Investors
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March 22 2012 2:18 PMWhat's Facebook Really Worth?
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March 1 2012 4:44 PMTop Hedgefunds Show Wall Street How It's Done

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  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.