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A sign from above

Blain's Morning Porridge "On the wings of a snow-white dove, he sends his pure sweet love, a sign from above…."  To make it easy, the lyrics this morning are from the only band that might possibly understand the world at present – Madness. (And, I'm in not just referring to...
There seem to be more banks in Germany

Bill Blain's Morning Porridge "There seem to be more banks in Germany than bicycles in Beijing…"  Unfortunately, a number of readers responded to yesterday's not-terribly-serious Morning Porridge by asking what I really think is going to happen re Brexit. UNFAIR QUESTION! I don't have a...
Brexit has inflicted serious damage on UK financial services

Whatever happens next, Brexit has inflicted unprecedented damage on the UK's financial services industry – which makes up about 6.5 per cent of Britain's gross domestic product (GDP). This is the warning from Nigel Green, the founder and CEO of deVere Group, one of the world's largest...
Eurekahedge publishes March report

The Eurekahedge report for March has been published this morning. It highlights the following as items of interest. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.89 percent in February, bringing its year-to-date return to 3.26 percent. The risk-on sentiment among investors driven by the Fed's patient...
I've found another way that doesn't work


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