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How bank twitter #fails are killers

Tweet

I've blogged before about twitter fails, specifically JPMorgan's disaster last November, and it illustrates how companies are finding it challenging to adapt to the new connected world. Another great example of such behaviour was sent to me by a friend this week. A little known chappie with the twitter handle …

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A transparent cash machine

Cash lady

I am tempted to write a long and deep blog today about EMIR, the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation, and how the more transparency regulators force into our capital markets, the more likely that banking will move into the shadows. But it's Friday and, having spent most of yesterday at Ladies Day …

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A transparent cash machine

Cash lady

I am tempted to write a long and deep blog today about EMIR, the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation, and how the more transparency regulators force into our capital markets, the more likely that banking will move into the shadows. But it's Friday and, having spent most of yesterday at Ladies Day …

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Who let the dogs out?

Dog

I was going to use this in my presentations but it’s far too difficult to fit everything in these days, so it’s a blog post instead. I’ve been asked to research 2035 by a client. One of the things I stumbled across was this: “Scandinavian scientists develop dog ‘translator’”.

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The long, good Friday and a manic Monday

Easter4

It's a long holiday weekend here in Britain and so the Finanser is away until Tuesday. We leave you with a few light-hearted levities to consider until then. From The Dry Bones Blog: From Conde Nast's New Yorker: From the London Underground Blog: And finally, from Hilarious Galleries:

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The long, good Friday and a manic Monday

Easter4

It's a long holiday weekend here in Britain and so the Finanser is away until Tuesday. We leave you with a few light-hearted levities to consider until then. From The Dry Bones Blog: From Conde Nast's New Yorker: From the London Underground Blog: And finally, from Hilarious Galleries:

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Banking in 2013 … just like 1913

Natwest_coin_bags

So I’m buying a house and have a conversation about the house buying process with a bank colleague. He is adamant that this is where the branch comes into its own. I disagreed, but accepted that it may be different in different markets, but that all markets are moving in …

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You bunch of losers

Fatcat

Blah, blah, blah goes the talking head on the news. Banks … bad … money … sell … losses … Groan, moan, dull, boring. Ripoff … scandal … government … economy … bonuses … fatcat … Depressing, stop it, shut up, no. Millions … billions … balance sheet … profits …

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You bunch of losers

Fatcat

Blah, blah, blah goes the talking head on the news. Banks … bad … money … sell … losses … Groan, moan, dull, boring. Ripoff … scandal … government … economy … bonuses … fatcat … Depressing, stop it, shut up, no. Millions … billions … balance sheet … profits …

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