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Things worth reading: 7th January 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Today's must read:

Financial Services Firms Ban Facebook
– Advanced Trading

According to a survey of 600 global companies carried out by security firm Sophos, 50 percent of companies ban their employees from accessing Facebook.

Companies

Four directors at John Paulson's European arm net £50m betting on bank woesThe Telegraph
Coutts offices put up for saleThe Telegraph

Iceland

Iceland in the age of austerityThe Independent
S&P puts Iceland's ratings on negative credit watchThe Telegraph

Quote of the Day:

"Wait, what's that? Some economists are predicting another lost decade? Aw, crap."
Infographic of the Day: Our Lost Decade – Fast Company

2000s

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About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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  • Is this a coincidence?
    BK

  • Chris Skinner

    Or is it fate?