Tag: Finance

FT: The Insanity Lives On

In case you missed it, check out Gilian Tett’s intreresting recap of the state of the financial world five years after the meltdown. Given the carnage that the Great Recession […]

An Hour With A CEO? Sure. Amex or Visa?

As if the financial service world did not have enough dirty laundry, the FT recently put some more rags in the basket. A piece today by Steve Johnson notes that […]

Can We Ever Put Time and Space Back Into Finance?

The VOX economics blog ran an good piece by Biagio Bosone on Jan 23 where he makes the case to slow down the current rush into robotic finance ¬†(http://www.voxeu.org/article/putting-time-and-space-back-finance). Bosone […]

Does Investing = Gambling

There is an interesting piece by Lucy Kellaway on FT.com that describes a little-noted¬†population in London’s financial community: compulsive gamblers. Kellaway writes about brokers who often gamble during work and […]