Gabriel Davel

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A brief history of the 1929 stock market crash

On October 16, 1929, Yale economist Irving Fisher wrote in the New York Times that "Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau." Eight days later, on October 24, 1929, the stock market began a four-day crash on what became known as Black Thursday. This crash cost investors …

Stock Markets

ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: The hand is not invisible — it doesn’t exist

POLITICAL ECONOMY<p>ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: The hand is not invisible — it doesn’t exist<p>The idea that markets or institutions fail because of some 'invisible …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Stand Back

A Secret History of the Pissing Figure in Art

Look at “Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin,” a fifteenth-century portrait by Rogier van der Weyden, and you’ll notice two figures in the middle distance, lingering at the crenellations in the courtyard. One gestures in faint surprise; somebody has captured their attention. It’s not Luke the Evangelist, …

HOW TO MAKE BISSAP #SOBOLO DRINK | WITH MICHAEL

Whatsapp Share 44 Messenger Tweet 0 44Shares<p>Hello everyone, happy Monday! Man, I’ve been waiting for this day for ages; I’m finally done with …

West Africa

Ten years after the crash, there’s barely suppressed civil war in Britain

The elite pretends it saved us from ruin. But while the rest of us endure austerity, the economic and business model that created the crash remains intact<p>All history now, isn’t it? The credit crisis that began in August 2007, the ensuing banking crash and global recession. One bumper episode from …

Ten Years After

Lenders scolded after rise in British consumer credit complaints | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Complaints about payday loans, hire purchase and other types of consumer credit in Britain rose in the second quarter, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) said on Tuesday, criticising lenders for inadequate checks on borrowers’ ability to pay.<p>A payday loans sign is seen in the …

Consumer Credit

Greenspan Sees No Stock Excess, Warns of Bond Market Bubble

Equity bears hunting for excess in the stock market might be better off worrying about bond prices, Alan Greenspan says. That’s where the actual …

Stock Markets

The 50 Most Unforgettable Things You Have to Do Abroad Before You Die

Lists get a bad wrap, especially in the realm of travel, where ditching set plans and itineraries can lead to the greatest adventures. But with a …

Chinese woman undergoes plastic surgery to evade £2.8 million debt

A 59-year old woman from the central Chinese city of Wuhan transformed her appearance through plastic surgery in order to avoid 25 million yuan (£2.8 million) of personal debts, state news agency Xinhua said.<p>In a case highlighting the challenges facing China as it tries to establish a "credit …

Peek Inside The Fintech Arms Race Between Banks And Startups

Brick-and-mortar banks are in desperate need of a makeover. They know it too. Capital One is opening Capital One Cafes in major cities across the …

Banks shrug-off Threadneedle Street's move to boost capital buffer by £11.4bn

The extra £11.4bn that Mark Carney wants banks to set aside to cope with an economic downturn may be an eye-catching figure, but it is unlikely to raise a sweat in boardrooms across the City.<p>Lenders already have the capital they need to deal with the Bank of England’s decision to lift the so-called …

JPMorgan Tells Banks to Partner Up as U.S. Deposit Drain Looms

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has some advice for regional banks: A deposit drain is coming, so merge while you can.<p>The company’s investment bankers are …

Finance

6 Moroccan Attractions that are Truly Worth Seeing

Morocco may be known for many things — rich culture, fascinating history, delicious food, and unique tourist attractions — but what the North African …

Investing

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the wall, period blood staining her sweatpants and …

Books

Donald Trump’s Fictional America

I grew up surrounded by Chávez’s alternate reality. Now I’m watching one consume the United States.<p>“S<i>peech is a powerful lord that with the smallest and most invisible body accomplished most godlike works. It can banish fear and remove grief, and instill pleasure and enhance pity. Divine sweetness</i> …

Republican Primaries
Corruption

Three simple bread recipes to bake at home

Flour, water, salt and yeast; four simple ingredients that combine to make real bread. It has sustained civilisations around the world for millennia, and yet it took just over 50 years to transform from the humble, home-cooked loaf of yore to the mass‑produced, permanently soft, supermarket staple …

Baking

Banks will need to price in the cost of increasing regulation

Despite US President Donald Trump’s pledge to roll back the Dodd-Frank Act, regulation is more of a ‘permanent rise in sea level’ than a ‘flowing …

Scandinavians take drastic steps to get into booming housing market | Reuters

OSLO/STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Joakim Bakka, a 29-year-old shop worker, was so desperate to get into Norway’s booming housing market that he was prepared to borrow money at 13 percent for a deposit to buy a home.<p>FILE PHOTO: People walk past apartment blocks in Stockholm, Sweden April 8, …

Housing

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Money via mobile: The M-Pesa revolution

<b>When 53 police officers in Afghanistan checked their phones in 2009, they felt sure there had been some mistake.</b><p>They knew they were part of a pilot project to see if public sector salaries could be paid via a new mobile money service called M-Paisa.<p>But had they somehow overlooked the detail that …

FinTech

Bond King Says the U.S. Economy Is Headed for Recession

Bond investor Bill Gross said on Monday that without quantitative easing from the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, the 10-year U.S. Treasury …

U.S. Economy

Globalisation facing growing pushback - deputy Sarb governor

Cape Town - The pushback against globalisation has become a popular theme, as an increasing number of voters believe that there is not much to gain …

A Time for Refusal

It is a Sunday afternoon in a provincial town in France. Two men meet at a cafe. One of them, Berenger, is half-drunk. He is being berated by his companion, Jean. All of the sudden, they hear a great noise. When they and other townspeople crane their necks to figure out what’s going on, they see a …

Ideology

Local Reits beat UK property

Sub-Saharan Africa records third highest global construction rate

Chinese engineering groups have dominated the sub-Saharan Africa building boom, thanks to Export-Import Bank of China concessionary loans<p>04 January …

34 Amazing South America Adventure Experiences

When people think of South America adventure, they think of a destination in rawness, vast wilderness and spectacular scenery. The amount of outdoor …

Donald Trump's Dollar Surge May Not Make America Great

The dollar’s surge since Donald Trump won the presidential election may seem like a good thing to the average American, but it probably isn’t. It …

Economy