Who is John Galt?

In the year 2044, the world is gripped by an energy crisis and global warming, causing widespread so... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

October 15, 2016

International Insurance Factbook 2016

In response to the globalization of the insurance business and the need for readily available data o... Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

October 14, 2016

Net Investment in UK vs. Overseas Ordinary Shares by UK Financial Institutions

The chart shows that the year 2000 marked a turning point in financial institutions’ strategy, tur... Continue Reading

Aimee Allam

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

October 13, 2016

A Straitjacket to Help Brazil Fight Fiscal Obesity

Brazil’s GDP contraction since mid-2014 has multiple non-fiscal roots - Canuto (2016a; 2014) – b... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

October 11, 2016

Abusing Performance Metrics: Credit Suisse Edition

The SEC fined Credit Suisse $90 million for employees’ improper manipulation of two performance m... Continue Reading

Matt Kelly

Editor & CEO, RadicalCompliance.com

October 11, 2016

The Trouble with Sub-Saharan African Debt

Over the past decade, the Sub-Saharan African countries’ ability to draw on new debt in internatio... Continue Reading

Aleksandr Gevorkyan

Assistant Professor of Economics, St. Johns University

October 10, 2016

Deutsche Bank is ‘technically insolvent’: Expert

Michael Preiss, executive director at Taurus Wealth Advisors, talks about Deutsche Bank's probl... Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

October 7, 2016

World Out Of Whack: BOJ – Caution To The Wind

In this week’s edition of the WOW we’re covering BOJ monetary policy Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

October 6, 2016

Is a new maturity model for GRC the right model?

GRC is defined by OCEG, repeated in the section above, as “a harmonized set of capabilities that e... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

October 5, 2016

Brazil Needs an Honest Waste Loss

The Brazilian economy would benefit a lot from losing the waste caused by its lagging infrastructure... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

October 4, 2016

Impact of Brexit on the Big 4 UK Banks

After the collective downturn following the Brexit vote in June (a dramatic 30%), RBS, Lloyds and Ba... Continue Reading

Aimee Allam

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

September 30, 2016

World Out Of Whack: The Day Donald Trump Flunked Econ 101

In this week’s edition of the WOW we’re covering the yuan (and Donald Trump’s poor grasp of ec... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 29, 2016

Turkey’s Economy at the Crossroads

Despite Erdogan’s influence in shaping Turkey’s recent economic rise, the country faces specific... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

September 27, 2016

The Wells Fargo “Staff Scam”: More questions and fewer answers

More Thoughts on Wells Fargo Case. Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

September 26, 2016

InsurTech: changing the world of risk

The digital transformation has reached insurance, as one of the last big offline industries. There a... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 23, 2016

Proposed Basel Changes: Impacts for Emerging Market Economies: September 2016

Report: Institute of International Finance Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

September 22, 2016

World Out Of Whack: Central Bank Policy Explained By Birds

In this week’s edition of the WOW, and in the wake of a big week for markets due to central bank d... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 22, 2016

Bankers: They are not actually very good at saying ‘No’

Research undertaken by NatWest showed that the most common stress point in the relationship between ... Continue Reading

Steve Leverton

Director, Cornmill Associates Limited

September 21, 2016

World Markets and Interest rates

The central banks have been lowering interest rates to try to avoid a recession for around two decad... Continue Reading

Edward Ingram

Author, New Macro-Economic Insights

September 20, 2016

How to Grow and Protect Family Wealth

Nobody told me about the Peanut Shells on the floor!
You’d think a place like this would ha... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

September 16, 2016

Bankers should not be retailers [Wells Fargo]

Just remember retail banking is not the same as retailing. One lives with high risks whilst the oth... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 16, 2016

Price of Gold vs. Equities

Had they invested in August 2006, investors in Gold have would have received a return of over 100%, ... Continue Reading

Greg Opie

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

September 15, 2016

The astonishing Wells Fargo fraud

It’s not just that staff at Wells Fargo “opened an estimated 1.5 million deposit accounts and ap... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

September 14, 2016

Bankers Are From Mars…

It is not news here, or anywhere else, but bankers and fintech entrepreneurs are from different plan... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

September 9, 2016

BCG Report: What BREXIT means for Financial Institutions

The vote in favor of Britain’s exit from the EU has created significant uncertainty for the UK, th... Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

September 7, 2016

Security? Yes, Please

Personal security is going to be a huge growth industry and here’s why. Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 6, 2016

In Gold We Trust

Everything you need to know about gold Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

September 2, 2016

Could central bank digital currencies kill monetary policy?

Central banks (CBs) have long issued paper currency. The development of Bitcoin and other private d... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 1, 2016

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