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Things worth reading: 6th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: UK Stalemate between Lloyds and the Government is turning into a farce (Telegraph) London trader at centre of Merrill investigation into 'irregularities' (Times) L&G calls for Barclays chairman Michael Agius to go (Telegraph) Europe Analysis: Swiss bracing for change in …

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Sir Fred and that pension

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I've kept away from commenting too much about Sir Fred Goodwin's pension furore that has been the major media story in the UK for the past week because: (a) it's old news;(b) it's just a distraction from the real news;(c) if it was my pension, …

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Sir Fred and that pension

Fred page 1

I've kept away from commenting too much about Sir Fred Goodwin's pension furore that has been the major media story in the UK for the past week because: (a) it's old news;(b) it's just a distraction from the real news;(c) if it was my pension, …

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Sir Fred and that pension

Fred page 1

I've kept away from commenting too much about Sir Fred Goodwin's pension furore that has been the major media story in the UK for the past week because: (a) it's old news;(b) it's just a distraction from the real news;(c) if it was my pension, …

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Things worth reading: 4th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: George Osborne tells FSA City needs tougher laws to curb wrongdoing (The Times) Darling Says U.K. Endorses European Union Financial Regulator (Bloomberg) Almunia has Eurozone bailout plan (Euractiv) It's the Europhiles versus reality, and reality is going to win (Telegraph) …

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Facebook explained

For those who have no idea why Facebook is worthy, here is a video from Some Grey Bloke (warning: if you go to this website it has adult material) that explains it all: It was worth the three minutes to enjoy the clarification of social …

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Facebook explained

For those who have no idea why Facebook is worthy, here is a video from Some Grey Bloke (warning: if you go to this website it has adult material) that explains it all: It was worth the three minutes to enjoy the clarification of social …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2009

Things we're reading today include: HSBC joins ranks of the mortals (Guardian) City boss 'referred to female staff as prostitutes', tribunal hears (Telegraph) Interview: Sir John Gieve discusses his time at the Bank (Times) BofA chief calls Merrill aid ‘mistake’ (Financial Times) Robert Peston on …

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Things worth reading: 3rd March 2009

Things we're reading today include: HSBC joins ranks of the mortals (Guardian) City boss 'referred to female staff as prostitutes', tribunal hears (Telegraph) Interview: Sir John Gieve discusses his time at the Bank (Times) BofA chief calls Merrill aid ‘mistake’ (Financial Times) Robert Peston on …

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This is a real hedge fund

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I know that some of you will think I've had a snifter too many, but I've been waiting to find a way to blog about I can has cheezburger for ages …  Are you serious?  You missed LOL Cats?  Where have you been???? LOL Cats …

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What will the world be like in 2019?

Microsoft have just released a collage of technologies they believe will be in play in 2019: <p>&lt;p&gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href=&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;http://video.msn.com/?mkt=en-GB&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;playlist=videoByUuids:uuids:a517b260-bb6b-48b9-87ac-8e2743a28ec5&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;showPlaylist=true&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;from=shared&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot; target=&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;_new&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot; title=&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;Future Vision Montage&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Video: Future Vision Montage&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;amp;gt;&lt;/p&gt;</p> It includes a montage of new concepts, as well as some of the clips used in their envisioning series.  If …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2009

Things we're reading on 1st March 2009: Banks flock to Mandelson's £10bn fund (The Telegraph) State-funded banks face tax-avoidance inquiry (The TImes) HSBC takes £17bn hit on bad loans (The Times) HSBC to raise £12bn in rights issue (The Telegraph) HBOS ex-chief executive eyes US …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2009

Things we're reading on 1st March 2009: Banks flock to Mandelson's £10bn fund (The Telegraph) State-funded banks face tax-avoidance inquiry (The TImes) HSBC takes £17bn hit on bad loans (The Times) HSBC to raise £12bn in rights issue (The Telegraph) HBOS ex-chief executive eyes US …

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Things worth reading: 1st March 2009

Things we're reading on 1st March 2009: Banks flock to Mandelson's £10bn fund (The Telegraph) State-funded banks face tax-avoidance inquiry (The TImes) HSBC takes £17bn hit on bad loans (The Times) HSBC to raise £12bn in rights issue (The Telegraph) HBOS ex-chief executive eyes US …

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