In the feverish reshuffling of financial services for a post-Brexit world, London still comes out ahead, but less so.… Read More France Chases London’s Gold Market Amid Soft-Brexit Hopes
Even if it is unproven that top Goldman executives knew what was going on, what does it say about the culture of the bank that individuals like Tim Leissner were employed there? Who is accountable for that culture?… Read More Goldman Sachs Is Implicated in History’s Largest Financial Con – But Will It Be Held Accountable?
The outsourcing giant with 70,000 employees is “circling the drain.”… Read More Is the UK’s “Next Carillion” About to Fall?
Civilian casualties in the three-year horror in Yemen has been vastly underestimated by mainstream organizations… Read More Yemeni War Deaths Have Been Underestimated by At Least 5 to 1
Debt Doesn’t Fuel Growth Anymore… Read More A Worldwide Debt Default Is A Real Possibility
Part of a global trend, as exasperated consumers are squealing, but no country has threatened to do what Mexico proposed.… Read More Bank Shares in Mexico (and Beyond) Plunge as Incoming Government Threatens Core Business: Fee Gouging
City of London just lost a $240-billion-a-day financial market.… Read More What Would It Be Like
There’s nothing like a sympathetic Supreme Court.… Read More Flip-Flop of Prior Flip-Flop by Spanish Supreme Court Flip-Flops Bank Stocks
While the media focused on Julian Assange’s cat rather than his continuing arbitrary detention, evidence shows that Britain worked hard to force his extradition to Sweden where Assange feared he could then be turned over to the U.S.… Read More The West Is Failing Julian Assange
Demonetisation disproportionately hurt the poor, as they were robbed of the free means of payment that they used to have at their disposal: cash… Read More Don’t Believe the Hype: Demonetisation in India Was a Great Success — For the Better Than Cash Alliance
Sometimes the real world really is stranger than fiction… Read More 1MDB Is a Nutty Story. Here’s Why
Italy is in meltdown, Hungary in open revolt, and the US wants a trade war. Small wonder Europe’s leaders haven’t got much time for Brits… Read More Why Brexit Is Just a Sideshow for an EU Beset by Problems on All Sides