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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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The world’s best and worst job titles

Chief unicorn division

How the world has changed. We all realise the world is changing fast when you look back ten, twenty or fifty years.  Ten years ago, there was on iPhone or Facebook.  Twenty years ago, the end of the Soviet Union, the removal of the Berlin Wall and the aftermath of …

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The world’s best and worst job titles

Chief unicorn division

How the world has changed. We all realise the world is changing fast when you look back ten, twenty or fifty years.  Ten years ago, there was on iPhone or Facebook.  Twenty years ago, the end of the Soviet Union, the removal of the Berlin Wall and the aftermath of …

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Holiday Humour #10: Telephone Numbers

Dialled salary

A few discussions about telephone numbers. I asked an economist for her phone number….and she gave me an estimate. And finally, dedicated to all those bankers waiting for their bonuses. Note: thanks to EU rules bankers are now paid salaries, not bonuses  

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Holiday Humour #8: Being Rich

Super-rich-woman-in-money-009

As Logan Pearsall Smith said:  "It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people" Or, as Spike Milligan said: "Money couldn't buy you friends, but you get a better class of enemy." But the real point of being rich is to stay close to your …

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