Category Archives: Money

A different kinda More!

This post is aimed ostensibly at UK readers. It’s about time we all paid more tax. There. I said it. Now you can all come over and lynch me. But ……… just before you do, would you like to listen … Continue reading

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Hands up. Your money or your drugs!

So now HSBC have been fined $1bn for Money Laundering for a Mexican drug cartel. They have openly admitted that they knew something wasn’t quite right but carried on regardless. Their Head of Compliance has resigned. It’s on about page … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

So, the Bank of England is about to pour another £50bn into the UK economy. Just don’t give to Nat West, you’ll never get any of it out again. J

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They’re all mad, I tell you

Quote of the day: “You could argue that the people who are most essential are those who are the best paid. This would mean hedge fund bosses. But that argument is obviously bonkers.” Dr Tim Leunig, economic historian at the London School … Continue reading

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Your dying wish?

Extract from a Justin Urquart-Stewart passage on a technical webpage… The subject of coffins rarely gets discussed over our dining table, although some family members seem to have quite firm views as to where and when they wish their mortal … Continue reading

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Get your goat, you’ve pulled

Has Greece got “form”? You could easily argue that Greece’s creditors have essentially let it off the hook by overwhelmingly agreeing to take a 74% loss. So what better time to remember one of the first times Athens got in … Continue reading

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Strike 1

Apparently, UK doctors are contemplating industrial action (a strike as they are upset with proposed changes to the National Health Service pension scheme. I thought to begin with, how dare they? The NHS scheme is funded mainly by the government … Continue reading

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