Alessio Rastani

Got A Swiss Bank Account? Osborne's 'Super-Tax' Is Coming For You...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Politics

Britons who have their money stored in Swiss bank accounts risk having their savings wiped out by HM Revenue & Customs in an unprecedented "super-tax"...

Climate Change - 'The Ultimate in Boring Conversation'?

Gregor Smith | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

German magazine Der Spiegel recently conducted an interview with Randy Olson, a renowned biology professor and producer of documentaries, primarily su...

Asa Bennett

'I'm Still Praying For Another Recession' | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Alessio Rastani, the independent trader who infamously told the BBC that he "dreamed" of another recession, has revealed he is not only still "praying...

Five People Who Shot To Fame In The Recession

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

On October 24th 2008, the UK economy started to contract in the first sign of the recession taking hold. This came as the International Monetary F...

'I Don't Have to Prove Anything to Anybody' - Alessio Rastani

Ben Wakeling | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK
Ben Wakeling

First things first, I ask Alessio Rastani. In light of the latest economic news, and bearing in mind what you said on the BBC last year about going to bed every night dreaming of another recession, how are you feeling?

'Trader From Hell' Alessio Rastani: I Just Want To Help People

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

Alessio Rastani is not a hoax, he is not anti-capitalist, and he is probably not a psychopath. He is also, he tells the Huffington Post UK, not sellin...

Top Media Headlines From The Last Seven Days

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK

It has been a huge week in the media with newspapers and television shows feeling the heat for their coverage of the Amanda Knox trial. A moment wh...

'Trader From Hell': Cameron and Obama Are Slaves To The Capitalist Gang Bang

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK

Just when it looked like his 15 minutes of fame were over Alessio Rastani has struck TV gold again. This time he’s described David Cameron and Ba...

Was Outspoken BBC Market Trader Really A 'Yes Men' Hoax?

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

If it’s too good to be true then it very often is. A city trader who set jaws dropping on Monday after apparently confessing that he goes “to b...