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.…

Women: Economic Ruin

Women! There are more on this planet than men. They live longer than men on average. They make up over half of the US population (50.8%) and they stand for 46.9% of the US labor force today. Three of the most powerful people in the world today are actually women. Janet Yellen, at the head…

10 Predictions for 2014

Some have dreamt of it, others have only imagined it. Now Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading specialist and investment advisor has released its ‘Outrageous Predictions’ for 2014. They fully admit that the probability of any of them coming to fruition is rather low. But, that hasn’t stopped them making them. Be outrageously provocative and…

The Arrogance of Silicon Valley

Call it what you will. Arrogance is overbearing pride, the self-importance of being superior and a public display of haughtiness that knows no bounds. We have the overt showy pride right here in our own back yard in Silicon Valley. The arrogant bigots that have made a fast buck on a techy idea have forgotten…

Water and Agriculture

It’s like a futuristic film with hoards of evil masses of people, poverty-stricken, living off the land, while the rich and wealthy continue to lord it, served to their hearts content and just raking it in, while the others hardly get enough to eat and drink. Yes, the resources of the planet are finite for…

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