EU PMI Up but Economy Still Fragile

The Germans will be getting out the beer and drinking a double dose of the amber nectar not only because Mutti Merkel as she is known (otherwise known as ‘Mother’ Angela Merkel) was reelected on Sunday 22nd September, but also because new reports issued today show that the Eurozone is doing better than expected. Let’s…

Rajan's Indian Funeral Pyre

Raghuram Rajan has been in his job at the head of the Reserve Bank of India for just a few weeks now and already changes are being made as the 23rd President. He plans to make sweeping changes to the financial system and bring the hierarchical administrative make-up of the sector to its knees by…

Women That Are Man Enough: Girls Who Run the World

Men have had their stab at making the world into what they wanted and they made a pretty poor show of it all we might say when we look at the economy. Except men being men, they think that they came out tops, most probably. Men still run the show for the moment, but it’s…

Stock Market Crashes Since 2006: Trading Bots

Taking a guess is always a stupid game as it’s a game of luck hitting the right number. Hazarding a guess as to how many jelly beans in the jar is nigh-on impossible. We might normally think that it has nothing to do with any mathematical correlative analysis but just a number that has been…

Crisis is Literal Kiss of Death

The financial crisis of 2008 killed a lot of things. It killed the line of credit, it killed the finances of millions of people around the world, it ousted governments and relegated leaders to the back offices and it was the kiss of death to a failed system and brought down entire states. It also…

+395% Return on Investment: Cars

If you could get a return on investment that would work out to nearly +400% over ten years and wouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg would you be willing to do it? Who wouldn’t? There’s nothing that can bring in that sort of return on investment in such a short space of time,…