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The Financial Instability Report

The Bank of England (“the Bank”) released their Financial Stability Report today … or should we rename this the Financial Instability Report as that’s what we’ve seen for the last few months. The Report reviews the UK banking system every six months and started back …

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The Financial Instability Report

The Bank of England (“the Bank”) released their Financial Stability Report today … or should we rename this the Financial Instability Report as that’s what we’ve seen for the last few months. The Report reviews the UK banking system every six months and started back …

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The Financial Instability Report

The Bank of England (“the Bank”) released their Financial Stability Report today … or should we rename this the Financial Instability Report as that’s what we’ve seen for the last few months. The Report reviews the UK banking system every six months and started back …

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The best internet hoaxes ever

Thanks to Information Week for pointing out the top internet hoaxes of all time. First, is the discovery of BigFoot.  Yep, a dead Sasquatch was found in Georgia.  The movie proves it: Then there’s Snowball, the mutant cat: and there’s the last tourist to enjoy …

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The best internet hoaxes ever

Thanks to Information Week for pointing out the top internet hoaxes of all time. First, is the discovery of BigFoot.  Yep, a dead Sasquatch was found in Georgia.  The movie proves it: Then there’s Snowball, the mutant cat: and there’s the last tourist to enjoy …

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Let’s all move to Canada

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released their Global Competitiveness Report last week.  Compiled by Michael Porter of Harvard University and Klaus Schwab of the WEF, it clearly shows the impact of the last year’s market turbulence.   In the preface, Klaus Schwab sums up the …

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Let’s all move to Canada

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released their Global Competitiveness Report last week.  Compiled by Michael Porter of Harvard University and Klaus Schwab of the WEF, it clearly shows the impact of the last year’s market turbulence.   In the preface, Klaus Schwab sums up the …

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Let’s all move to Canada

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released their Global Competitiveness Report last week.  Compiled by Michael Porter of Harvard University and Klaus Schwab of the WEF, it clearly shows the impact of the last year’s market turbulence.   In the preface, Klaus Schwab sums up the …

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A tale of two banks: HSBC and Santander

On Thursday 23rd October, I received an email newsletter from VRL Publishing with the headline titled: "HSBC stands out from the crowd”. Here’s the opening paragraph:   “HSBC’s near-unparalleled strength in the face of the tornadoes blowing through global financial markets has been re-emphasised with …

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A tale of two banks: HSBC and Santander

On Thursday 23rd October, I received an email newsletter from VRL Publishing with the headline titled: "HSBC stands out from the crowd”. Here’s the opening paragraph:   “HSBC’s near-unparalleled strength in the face of the tornadoes blowing through global financial markets has been re-emphasised with …

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Viral campaigning works

Barack Obama apparently raised $150 million in campaign funds in September, and now you can see where he’s spending that wad of dosh. In a sequel to the Budweiser Wassup adverts from a decade ago, he makes a few key points about the economy, the …

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Viral campaigning works

Barack Obama apparently raised $150 million in campaign funds in September, and now you can see where he’s spending that wad of dosh. In a sequel to the Budweiser Wassup adverts from a decade ago, he makes a few key points about the economy, the …

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Viral campaigning works

Barack Obama apparently raised $150 million in campaign funds in September, and now you can see where he’s spending that wad of dosh. In a sequel to the Budweiser Wassup adverts from a decade ago, he makes a few key points about the economy, the …

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More Jobless Bankers

After my post the other day about bank layoffs, the news that Goldman Sachs were to layoff 10% of their 32,500 staff led to Here is the City posting a definitive list of the layoffs from all banks.  Here’s a small selection:   %age of  …

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Corporate Social Media and Networks

I just found this list of the best Corporate Social Media and Networks today.  Amazingly long list that is short of bank examples.  Here are the few financial links which includes both the good, the bad and the ugly: Accuquote: Blogging:  Life Insurance blog. Podcasting:  …

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Corporate Social Media and Networks

I just found this list of the best Corporate Social Media and Networks today.  Amazingly long list that is short of bank examples.  Here are the few financial links which includes both the good, the bad and the ugly: Accuquote: Blogging:  Life Insurance blog. Podcasting:  …

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