Text: Recruiting and Resigning

We do everything these days with text messages. Since the first one was sent to wish someone "Merry Christmas" across the other side of London on December 3rd 1992, we send now over 6 trillion messages every year around the world. Over 190, 000 of the messages (most of which are completely irrelevant, but which…

USA: The Land of the Not-So-Free

Francis Scott Key was certainly not a visionary when he penned the famous words “the land of the free and the home of the brave”. But, we can certainly forgive him since it was back in 1814 and things were different maybe then. Two hundred years later, the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom has just…

Stiglitz: Worry!

Joseph Stiglitz, in an interview with CNBC has said what we are all probably thinking right now. Even President Obama can’t be foolhardy and ostrich-like with his head buried in the sand to imagine that the US economy is picking up. Hope against hope and all the rain dancing you can do won’t get the…

Airbus: 'Plane' Simple!

When it comes to flying through the skies, it’s ‘plane ‘ simple these days. It’s the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus that is the top of the roost right now as it overtakes arch-rival Boeing yet again in a constant toing and froing of power struggling for the top position. If anything is to be believed,…

Banks : Stock-ing Fillers

Want to know what to invest in with your hard-earned cash at the start of this year before the markets take a plunge? Banks! European banks to boot! Bank stocks are set to rally by up to 35% this year alone, before they probably take a nose-dive for the worse and end up bringing the…

Banks Up

Aggressive hiring may not be quite on the agenda yet in the financial-services sector in London, but one of the world’s major financial hubs is today back at the forefront of taking people on. Banks are up on recruitment and the financial sector is back into 2014 with a champagne-popping-caviar-scoffing bang, at least in London.…

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