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Playing God 28 September, 2009 In an extract from his book Lecturing Birds on Flying: Can Mathematical Theories Destroy the Financial Markets?, Pablo Triana Portela examines the reliable, unchanging laws of physics...

Wall Street Revalued 18 August, 2009 In an exclusive extract from his new book Wall Street Revalued, author and one of the world’s foremost economists, Andrew Smithers, addresses how assets can be valued, how much incorrect...

Recession, Regression and Pessimism Porn 23 April, 2009 In the wake of the G20 summit, Stephen Archer, director of Spring Partnerships, tells FDE why a change in attitude is needed to deal with the downturn....

Why Bubbles Matter 30 March, 2009 In an exclusive extract from ‘Bubbles and How to Survive Them’, author John Calverley, head of research, North America, Standard Chartered Bank, addresses how bubbles have become the driver...

Water and Diamonds 24 February, 2009 Why is it that an object as essential as water is worth a fraction of the price of something with no practical use, like a diamond? The answer to that question, says Peter A. Ubel from...

Management in an Economic Crisis 23 January, 2009 In times of economic crisis, it is tempting to address the drop in demand by lowering prices, but this strategy is rarely successful. While discounts might increase volume in the...

2008’s Challenges, 2009’s Opportunities 16 December, 2008 What have been the major challenges that Shared Services and BPO practitioners have faced in 2008, and what are the predictions for both challenges and opportunities facing us in 2009? Phil...

How Traditional Resources Failed Us 15 December, 2008 An exclusive extract from When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change by Mohamed A....

Surviving the Credit Crunch – Taking Control of The Company's Cash. 28 July, 2008

While finance directors remain accountable for corporate spend, most are powerless to prevent budget overspend. With the credit crunch biting, finance directors will carry grim news of cash...

Global Fallout of the US Subprime Crisis 16 July, 2008 What started as turbulence in segments of the US subprime mortgage market has become a global financial crisis. David Bartlett, economic advisor for RSM International,...

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