This is what your market looks like when your country is run by gibbons, the national sport is tax evasion and everyone wants a full pension after 35 years of work compared to Germany’s 45.
Great chart from The Atlantic regarding venture capital activity in and around social media.
It will be interesting to see what Fridays close brings.
In a world where the inane and idiotic exploits of bogan fwits are celebrated on almost a daily basis in the media it is good to read about someone who is actually making a noble attempt to raise the IQ of the room
BA’s only female Concorde pilot has lost her battle with Cancer, she was 57. The former hairdresser turned Captain was the first ever woman to pilot the aircraft, when she completed her conversion course in March 1993. She was the only woman in British Airways to pilot Concorde. Barbara Harmer was born in 1954 in…Details
Excellent article by Barry Ritzholtz that was published in the Washington Post regarding the end of the work or the lack thereof. If you are reading this, the previously scheduled end of the world did not occur. Perhaps the date was wrong — next Saturday night? 1994? October? No matter. Despite millennia of Armageddon forecasts,…Details
For those who have been following Matt Taibbi’s public excoriation of Goldman Sachs he gives Andrew Ross Sorkin a kick in the nards for his somewhat dribbling defence of Goldmans.
The Yanks seem ever so fond of these weird ways of measuring things. The past masters of this seem to be ever so neatly named chart of the day. I suppose pointless chart of the day is too long to stick in a url.Next week I will bring you the weight of my car measured…Details