Gambling with Free Markets

Gambling with Free Markets

Oct 27, 2014 | No Comments

Financial and derivative trading is an interesting but violent game, full of love, fear, greed, loathing and ecstasy. There you go, I have owned up, and if your still wondering, it is emotional. When I started in the City of London, apart from all the fun and learning, I was most impressed by a pervasive […]

Gordon Brown, Business and the Monopoly Motive

Gordon Brown, Business and the Monopoly Motive

Oct 26, 2014 | No Comments

Adam Smith said if you left businessmen in a room together they would collude and fix the market or attempt to build monopolies. Adam Smith didn’t become infamous because he was inaccurate. What a shame his fellow Kirkcaldy resident, Gordon Brown didn’t have the same insight. Mr Smith’s invisible hand trumps Mr Brown’s withered left […]

Why has English football forgotten the Old Skool rule

Why has English football forgotten the Old Skool rule

Oct 19, 2014 | No Comments

“the one two rule for being on the ball” In today’s football, where skill levels have improved and trumped pure physicality, psychology and the tempo of play have become king. ……think one two and if you still have the ball its too long……….quick passing saves time and effort and forces the opposition to think and […]

Our Dysfunctional 4th Sector

Our Dysfunctional 4th Sector

Oct 16, 2014 | No Comments

I love the BBC, producing educational and entertainment programmes such as Yes Prime Minster and the Ryder Cup highlights, but in the endless pursuit of pseudo impartiality the BBC has corralled us into the cul de sac of non-debate and farce, where politicians or other PR representatives are allowed to promote nonsense as fact, without […]

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