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Investment consultants and institutional corruption

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Chimp or chump? Fund Managers: Really, Really Bad at What They Do

For some years, First Actuarial have been running a “Monkey League” which pits the wits of 150 top brains against 1000 monkeys; the task, to pick two teams to do well and two to do badly in each of the four football … Continue reading

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What do Jimmy Carr, the FTT and the film industry have in common?

Simples- they are today’s top stories and they’re all about personal greed. This article condemns that greed and suggests that people can have fun without ripping off others. Jimmy Carr has been caught using K2 – a Jersey loan back arrangement that left … Continue reading

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D I Versify

And it is no picnic in this neck of the wood
Where the bear’s are no teddies and your shares are no good.
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