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Things worth reading: 25th July 2009

High Frequency trading

Things we're reading today include …   Today's must readStock Traders Find Speed Pays, in Milliseconds (New York Times)"It is the hot new thing on Wall Street, a way for a handful of traders to master the stock market, peek at investors’ orders and, critics say, even subtly manipulate share …

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Things worth reading: 25th July 2009

High Frequency trading

Things we're reading today include …   Today's must readStock Traders Find Speed Pays, in Milliseconds (New York Times)"It is the hot new thing on Wall Street, a way for a handful of traders to master the stock market, peek at investors’ orders and, critics say, even subtly manipulate share …

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Things worth reading: 24th July 2009

Misery Index

Things we're reading today include: Today's must read I don't like to headline the blog with something called "The Misery Index", but the Huffington Post did so, if it's good enough for them, then it's good enough for me. "The original Misery Index is a formula created by economist Arthur …

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Things worth reading: 24th July 2009

Misery Index

Things we're reading today include: Today's must read I don't like to headline the blog with something called "The Misery Index", but the Huffington Post did so, if it's good enough for them, then it's good enough for me. "The original Misery Index is a formula created by economist Arthur …

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Things worth reading: 24th July 2009

Misery Index

Things we're reading today include: Today's must read I don't like to headline the blog with something called "The Misery Index", but the Huffington Post did so, if it's good enough for them, then it's good enough for me. "The original Misery Index is a formula created by economist Arthur …

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Things worth reading: 23rd July 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Today's must readVoice technology firm under fire (BBC)"Spinvox's service aims to convert voice messages into text messages using advanced speech recognition software.  But claims to the BBC suggest that the majority of messages have been heard and transcribed by call centre staff in South Africa …

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Things worth reading: 22nd July 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Today's must readTypewrite & wrong: NYPD spends $1m on relics (New York Post) "The city is plunking down nearly $1 million on typewriters for its keystroke cops. That's right — typewriters." Barclays dips on fears it may need more funds  (Telegraph)Barclays and RBS 'will need …

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Things worth reading: 22nd July 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Today's must readTypewrite & wrong: NYPD spends $1m on relics (New York Post) "The city is plunking down nearly $1 million on typewriters for its keystroke cops. That's right — typewriters." Barclays dips on fears it may need more funds  (Telegraph)Barclays and RBS 'will need …

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Things worth reading: 21st July 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Companies US bank secures $3bn rescue loan (BBC)Three cheers for Goldman Sachs profits and its bonuses (Telegraph)Lehman sells off trinkets on eBay (Independent) Lloyds steps up race to find chairman (Financial Times) Regulation Osborne to outline Conservative plans for banking regulatory reform (Guardian)Tories target …

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Things worth reading: 21st July 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Companies US bank secures $3bn rescue loan (BBC)Three cheers for Goldman Sachs profits and its bonuses (Telegraph)Lehman sells off trinkets on eBay (Independent) Lloyds steps up race to find chairman (Financial Times) Regulation Osborne to outline Conservative plans for banking regulatory reform (Guardian)Tories target …

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Things worth reading: 20th July 2009

Cisco

Things we're reading today include … * Today's must read Lord Myners attacks bankers’ greed and finds God (Times) “Lord Myners, the minister appointed to clean up the City, is so disenchanted by bankers’ greed and self-aggrandisement that he is planning to become a theology student … he was worried …

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Things worth reading: 20th July 2009

Cisco

Things we're reading today include … * Today's must read Lord Myners attacks bankers’ greed and finds God (Times) “Lord Myners, the minister appointed to clean up the City, is so disenchanted by bankers’ greed and self-aggrandisement that he is planning to become a theology student … he was worried …

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Things worth reading: 20th July 2009

Cisco

Things we're reading today include … * Today's must read Lord Myners attacks bankers’ greed and finds God (Times) “Lord Myners, the minister appointed to clean up the City, is so disenchanted by bankers’ greed and self-aggrandisement that he is planning to become a theology student … he was worried …

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The Finanser’s Week: 13th July – 19th July 2009

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The biggest news stories of the week include: Two Giants Emerge From Wall Street Ruins (New York Times)Crackdown on City pay ignites fears of exodus by star bankers (Times) Goldman Sachs' bonus machine risk a poltical backlash (Telegraph)Why the bonus culture needs to be defended  (Financial Times)ECB paves way for …

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Things worth reading: 18th July 2009

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Things we're reading today include … US Banks Q2 Results Citigroup and Bank of America deliver surprise profits (Guardian)One-time gain bolsters Citigroup (BBC)Citi reports Q2 net income of $4.3bn, EPS $0.49 (Financial Times)Bank of America Earns $3.2 Billion in Second Quarter (Bank of America)Street Gains On JPMorgan Earnings, Economy (Forbes)Two …

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