Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Monday, 22 October 2012

Monday 22nd Oct

Suddenly, Everyone On Wall Street Is Taking The 'Red Pill' Of Economics

China's new leaders: Changes and challenges ahead

Switzerland: A banking paradise lost

How I Caused the 1987 Crash

Worst Carry Trades Show Central Banks Reach Stimulus Limits

Money is just little green pieces of paper!

Game, set and match
Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have won this year’s Nobel for economics

Private-equity firms are adding debt to the companies they own in order to fund payouts to themselves, a controversial practice now reaching a record pace.

A preview of entries from the 183rd Imperial Edition of The Onion Book of Known Knowledge
40 Things To Say Before You Die

Friday 19th

Britain seems to be saying "bye bye" to EU, says Finland

Map: US bases encircle Iran

Shipping News – and a bit more

These Pictures May Give You Nightmares About The Canada Oil Sands

A Chemist Comes Very Close to a Midas Touch

19 crazy things that only happen in China

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Thursday 11 Oct

DNA has a 521-year half-life
Genetic material can't be recovered from dinosaurs — but it lasts longer than thought. {}

Q. What do investment bankers actually do?

The Mafia Still Controls An Incredible Amount Of Southern Italy

Why banks shouldn’t trade - Felix

How Much Trust Should We Have in Economic Data?

The weak shall inherit the earth
New government priorities and an enthusiasm for unconventional monetary policy are changing the way the currency markets work

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

9th October

Epiphanies from Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The "Black Swan" theorist reflects on the most stable country in human history and the folly of the European Union.

Growth the false God

Nine in ten Scots 'living off state's patronage'
Kenny Gibson, a Nationalist MSP, described it as Miss Davidson’s “Mitt Romney moment”. He added: “At least Mitt Romney only insulted around half of Americans, while Ruth Davidson believes almost 90 per cent of Scots do not 'contribute’ to society.”

Cheapest Chinese Stocks Since ’97 Not Enough to Signal Rally

Call in the B Team
Richard Branson’s big idea for building a better version of capitalism

Prank signs for the London Underground

And that is that one solved
Heaven Is Real: A Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife

Conserve Your Willpower: It Runs Out

The problem with high frequency trading

Kublai Khan: China's favourite barbarian

Monday, 8 October 2012

Friday/Monday 8th hybrid

Give us a brake
When fiscal policy is in chaos, companies cannot plan for the future

Iron enters the soul
Businesses in Europe are bracing themselves for more pain

A Guitar Maker Aims to Stay Plugged In

The Foodie’s Guide to Korean Street Food in Seoul

A Hedge Fund Has Physically Taken Control Of A Ship Belonging To Argentina's

Platinum/Gold ratio shows economic worries linger

As real rates hit another record low, speculative gold positions spike

Tuesday, 2 October 2012