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Things worth reading: 22nd September 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read Why much of the G20 debate on banking reform is futile (Telegraph) "Will the mass of new banking regulation under discussion at this week's G20 summit in Pittsburgh succeed in recreating the expected combination of safety for our money and the easily available credit economies need…

Things worth reading: 21st September 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read The Financial Crisis and America’s Casino Culture (New York Times) "Throughout the history of American commercial life, one cultural trait has tended to dominate: Americans are optimists, a people prone to seeing the glass as not merely half-full but rapidly expanding, and bearing liquid that might…

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Things worth reading: 21st September 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read The Financial Crisis and America’s Casino Culture (New York Times) "Throughout the history of American commercial life, one cultural trait has tended to dominate: Americans are optimists, a people prone to seeing the glass as not merely half-full but rapidly expanding, and bearing liquid that might…

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Things worth reading: 21st September 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read The Financial Crisis and America’s Casino Culture (New York Times) "Throughout the history of American commercial life, one cultural trait has tended to dominate: Americans are optimists, a people prone to seeing the glass as not merely half-full but rapidly expanding, and bearing liquid that might…

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The Finanser’s Week: 14th – 20th September 2009

This was SIBOS week, so it's mainly news about payments and transaction services … The Finanser's SIBOS highlights (words) The Finanser's SIBOS highlights (piccies) And here's the detailed sequence of events, from start of week to end: The start of a busy week $450 trillion in a single place Banking on the banking system, one…

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Things worth reading: 18th September 2009

Things we're reading today include … Lord Levene warns over 'demonisation' of City (Telegraph) Fred Goodwin warns of UK fiscal crisis (Financial Times) Lloyds mulls toxic asset options (Financial Times)Lloyds scheme fails FSA stress tests (Telegraph)FSA orders Lloyds to stay in the special assets scheme (Times) Swiss exchange probes UBS over information publishing (Reuters)Watch Barclays in the cellar (Financial…

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Things worth reading: 18th September 2009

Things we're reading today include … Lord Levene warns over 'demonisation' of City (Telegraph) Fred Goodwin warns of UK fiscal crisis (Financial Times) Lloyds mulls toxic asset options (Financial Times)Lloyds scheme fails FSA stress tests (Telegraph)FSA orders Lloyds to stay in the special assets scheme (Times) Swiss exchange probes UBS over information publishing (Reuters)Watch Barclays in the cellar (Financial…

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Things worth reading: 16th September 2009

OK, for all those of you who thought you could get away with a day without news headlines tough.  Here's today's things we're all taking notes about:Today's must read If Only Warren Buffett Knew How to Work His Cellphone… (Time)'Bob Diamond of Barclays Capital "had come up with another plan, one in which Buffett would provide…

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Things worth reading: 16th September 2009

OK, for all those of you who thought you could get away with a day without news headlines tough.  Here's today's things we're all taking notes about:Today's must read If Only Warren Buffett Knew How to Work His Cellphone… (Time)'Bob Diamond of Barclays Capital "had come up with another plan, one in which Buffett would provide…

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Things worth reading: 15th September 2009

It's midnight in the UK and 7:00 here in Hong Kong.  Hello Tuesday.  The good news is that Typhoon Koppu has blasted its way around the peninsula and was just a wee thunderstorm after all that … … my hotel is still standing, which is probably better than can be said about some of the…

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