Wall Street

Watch Barack Obama Take On Anthony Scaramucci Like An Absolute Pro

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK

Anthony Scaramucci, the newly hired White House director of communications, is well-prepped in challenging US Presidents. He once described his curren...

George Osborne Pockets £650,000 For One Day A Week At Wall Street Giant

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK

George Osborne is to pocket £650,000 a year working less than one day a week at a huge Wall Street firm. The eye-watering sum from his job at Black R...

Defiant Little Girl Stares Down The Wall Street Bull On International Women’s Day

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK

Lower Manhattan’s bronze charging bull has long been a symbol of male dominance on Wall Street, but on International Women’s Day it was joined by ...

Why Bank Bosses Partying at Gleneagles Is a Crisis Warning Indicator

Ian Fraser | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK
Ian Fraser

What is it about the Gleneagles Hotel and the Scottish banks? Is there something in the water at the opulent 1920s Perthshire spa and golfing resort - or perhaps in the generous single malt Scotch whiskies that are often served there - that causes Scottish bankers to lose their minds and embark on crazily ambitious growth plans?

How Not to Stress About Money

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

The feeling of being trapped is a horrible feeling, when pushed into the corner we usually make irrational choices that further worsen the situation and prolong the suffering. If you're feeling trapped, with debts increasing and that light at the end of the tunnel is appearing further away then GET HELP! Remove any pride from your situation and reach out; you'll thank me if you do!

Say Goodbye To This Little Guy

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

BlackBerry might not exist by 2015. That's if 24/7 Wall Street is to be believed. The online news site posts an annual list of companies that they ...

Beyond The Valley: Billions Blown On Bingo?

Jay Sorrels | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Jay Sorrels

The dark thought that keeps Mark Zuckerberg and friends up at night is 'Are we the new Yahoo?'. Doubt plagues any winners. If you can print money why not salve sad feelings by wishing them away?

Did You Know That Supporting Gay Rights Is Good for Business?

Maria Caspani | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Caspani

People often approach the issue of gay rights (if one can even call it an issue) from the "doing the right thing" perspective, meaning that supporting the rights of homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender people is the right thing to do because everyone should be free to be who they are without facing discrimination of any kind.

Have People Misunderstood the Meaning of Capitalism?

Yousif Nur | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Politics
Yousif Nur

Four words essentially ended capitalism: Too big to fail. If that isn't fascism by its very definition, then clearly something big is missing. A model to look on and admire is Iceland - an economy that collapsed, arrested those responsible and now have a sound footing economically. That is what true capitalism is.

'My 3 Choices': The New Banking Client Experience

Spiros Margaris | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

With My 3 Choices the client and the bank take charge of their destiny. With the sophistication of three service levels: My 3 Choices (Blue, Gold and...

Swiss National Bank's Investment Policy Reconsidered

Spiros Margaris | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) President Thomas Jordan has to reconsider the SNB investment policy due to the fact that its equity holdings have grown to around 71 billion Swiss francs in the third quarter of 2013.

Financial Split or Monetary Reinvention

Paulo Casaca | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK
Paulo Casaca

In Europe, the pace has been considerably slower still. According to the Financial Times (2014.01.05) analysing a leaked proposal of the European Commission with a "narrowly defined version of the US Volcker rule" the official calendar expects an agreement no sooner than December 2015, the dates of its real implementation being anyone's guess.

'Win-Win Fee Model' Revolutionizes Financial Industry Fee Model

Spiros Margaris | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

SPIROS MARGARIS - THE BRAVE STEP The Win-Win Fee Model is a new intuitive fee business model for the financial industry in the new win-win market seg...

Five Years On, Financial Crisis Has Transformed China's Reputation as a Global Power

Andrew Hammond | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK
Andrew Hammond

Five years on, the dust is still settling but it is clear that the consequences have been more than financial. In terms of perceptions, many international publics believe the economic balance of power has swung sharply toward China.

Asa Bennett

Bankers Shun 'Flamboyant' Red Braces For 'Fun' Pink

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

Bankers have had to sharpen up their act since the 2008 financial crisis, it would seem. It's not just in terms of responsibility, but also in dres...

Money Markets In Turmoil Again

PA | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Turbulence on global stock markets has continued amid concerns over an end to economic stimulus in the United States and an unfolding credit crunch in...

Fake AP Tweet: FBI Investigating

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

The FBI is investigating how hackers managed to send a fake Associated Press tweet announcing an attack on the White House. FBI spokeswoman Jenny S...

Breaking New Ground in the World of Online Press Releases

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Ever since a certain Mr. Ivy Lee created the first press release on behalf of a railway comapny in the event of a big railway accident more than a 100 years ago, press releases have been integral part of any Public Relations endeavor, be it for individuals, organisations, business entities or government agencies.

The Vampire Squid's Tentacles Now Embrace the Bank of England

Ann Pettifor | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Ann Pettifor

The Chancellor's announcement today is audacious. He rode roughshod over a careful and open appointments procedure to ensure that Britain will, for the next eight years have a governor of the Bank of England whose experience, history and record is totally aligned with 'the takers' - the bankers and speculators that have asset-stripped the British economy.

Making Wall St. Click With Silicon (V)alley

Jannick Malling | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Tech
Jannick Malling

Social media is not a fad; it's here to stay. If you don't believe that - this little blog post will not be very interesting and you might as well hit...

Why Tech City Might Help Finance Re-Discover How to Innovate

Jannick Malling | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Tech
Jannick Malling

The news that Eric Van Der Kleij, the outgoing chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO), has taken up a new role as an advisor to Canary Wharf Group could have massive repercussions for the financial sector.

Facebook Stock Tumbles 9% To Record Lows As Investors Unimpressed With Earnings

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook's stock price fell to an all-time low after it announced its first earnings report since going public. Shares in the company fell more tha...

Americanization of the Digital World

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Have you ever noticed while watching Hollywood blockbusters how most of the calamities and disasters take place in the United States? If an alien spac...

Honour Amongst Bankers

Cyrus Moore | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Politics
Cyrus Moore

Appointing a trader to run Barclays, one of Britain's finest retail banking names, was a big mistake

We Have Nothing to Lose But Our USP!

Joanna Kavenna | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Joanna Kavenna

I met a literary agent the other day. She told me that these days when you sell a novel to publishers, there has to be a USP. "A what?" I said. "'Unique Selling Point. You know, narrated by a hermaphrodite, or someone who has been repeatedly raped by their grandfather, that sort of thing.