Marc Sidwell


Marc Sidwell was Executive Editor for City A.M. and is the author with Anthony O'Hear of The School of Freedom (Imprint Academic, 2009).

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SIZE isn’t everything. Some of the best ideas are short. But formal publication, beyond social media’s throwaway pithiness, [...]

4 October

CHINA’S booming tourism market is an opportunity Britain can ill-afford to miss out on. China overtook Germany and the US to [...]

30 September

I LOVE this time of year. It’s a shame politicians have to ruin it. The weather is cool and crisp but mild enough not to be [...]

27 September

ANYONE who said there was no space in the internet retail revolution for British business may have to start eating their words. [...]

20 September

COMPUTER games are serious business. Grand Theft Auto V took $800m (£497m) in 24 hours this week, a record-breaking achievement [...]

20 September

LUCKY for JD Sports that rival JJB went into administration at the end of last year. That helped it to score a 7.5 per cent increase [...]

19 September

IF APPLE doesn’t want to chase the low end of the market, there are others who do. In America, Intel has announced its chips [...]

18 September

DID LARRY Summers and Vladimir Putin conspire to save the Lloyds reprivatisation? This unlikely pair have blown away the macro [...]

17 September

FIVE years later and the Lehman Brothers collapse retains the power to surprise. Few would have predicted at the time, with the [...]

16 September

SHADES of grey are fashionable – and not just because of those kinky books. If there’s one ideal that the modern intellectual [...]

13 September

BRITAIN has lost a giant. Ronald Coase, the brilliant economist who shone new light on how and why companies form, died this [...]

6 September

IF YOU’RE going to leave, it’s a shame to do it just when things seem to be improving. Sadly, that is Terry Duddy’s predicament [...]

5 September

IT’S EASY to see why firms with so much in common are joining forces – both Nokia and Microsoft were the future once.Yesterday, [...]

4 September

IT’S IMPOSSIBLE not to be impressed by a deal this big – the third-largest corporate acquisition ever. But the scale shouldn’t [...]

2 September

PHILOSOPHERS have been making a killing in financial services since Thales of Miletus used options to corner the ancient Greek [...]

16 August