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Global, Blogal, Social, Glocial

In this worldwide web of global wonders, I’m getting fairly cheesed off with the number of social networks I’m now getting involved with. From Facebook to LinkedIn to Plaxo to Bebo, they’re all starting to mindmeld into one.  Add in Habbo Hotel, Second Life, Entropia …

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Global, Blogal, Social, Glocial

In this worldwide web of global wonders, I’m getting fairly cheesed off with the number of social networks I’m now getting involved with. From Facebook to LinkedIn to Plaxo to Bebo, they’re all starting to mindmeld into one.  Add in Habbo Hotel, Second Life, Entropia …

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Global, Blogal, Social, Glocial

In this worldwide web of global wonders, I’m getting fairly cheesed off with the number of social networks I’m now getting involved with. From Facebook to LinkedIn to Plaxo to Bebo, they’re all starting to mindmeld into one.  Add in Habbo Hotel, Second Life, Entropia …

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Citi … bank … rupt?

There have been rumours this week of Citi being bankrupt in Banknet360 and Yahoo’s message boards (see earlier blogs on Yahoo message boards and Citi) "Citi filing for Chapter 11 in the next few days" … oh no! what a headline.  However, according to Here …

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Citi … bank … rupt?

There have been rumours this week of Citi being bankrupt in Banknet360 and Yahoo’s message boards (see earlier blogs on Yahoo message boards and Citi) "Citi filing for Chapter 11 in the next few days" … oh no! what a headline.  However, according to Here …

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HSBC: no longer an investment bank?

HSBC sent out a press release yesterday announcing that they are re-naming the "Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets Division".  It will now be called "Global Banking and Markets".  Global Banking and Markets comprises five main businesses: Global Banking, Global Markets, Global Asset Management, Global Research …

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HSBC: no longer an investment bank?

HSBC sent out a press release yesterday announcing that they are re-naming the "Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets Division".  It will now be called "Global Banking and Markets".  Global Banking and Markets comprises five main businesses: Global Banking, Global Markets, Global Asset Management, Global Research …

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IBM’s global reality

In an interesting article in the NYTimes, IBM’s optimistic and upbeat assessment for a 15%+ rise in profits in 2008 is questioned.  Answer: IBM’s not reliant on the depressed American economy but is making shedloads in the BRIC economies and from banks.  Here’s the bit …

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