Happy Birthday Lehman Brothers

Anniversaries and celebrations of past historic events are part and parcel of our everyday lives. We celebrate to remember and to grow up, to change and to learn from what happened. But sometimes that just doesn’t mean very much apart from the fact that that we spend endless amounts of time reassessing the moments that…

Extortionate Telecom Prices Over

The lush years of European telecoms companies are soon to be a thing of the past. But, finally the consumer will benefit from greater harmonization as the European Commission is set on banning roaming charges that all Europeans have to put up with when travelling to foreign countries within the European Union. As from July…

IMF Ready to Help Emerging Markets

At the World Economic Forum in Dalian in China the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Zhu Min stated: “If a country has payment problems, which will cause not only financial instability but systemic instability as well, and if a country is willing to request service from the Fund, those are the basic…

Poverty Crisis in the EU

There are very few people that actually give even one hoot and even fewer that could give two of them when it comes to poverty of people that are living in society alongside us. We live in an I’m-alright-Jack world where love thy neighbor probably means just a quick extra-marital affair rather than a hand…

NSA and Israel

Friends are for sharing with, aren’t they? That’s the way it has always been. I’ll scratch your back and you can scratch mine is the motto of the National Security Agency according to the latest revelations made about the data stored by the immense surveillance program of the NSA, which routinely provides intelligence data with…

Money, Money and More Money…Dirty Li’l Richsters

There is one good thing about money, apart from the fact that there is a race to grab it and keep in in our claws making it highly in demand, and that’s the fact that wealth attracts wealth. Money is a dirty little magnate that can only attract more money and it’s not a question…