Lefteris Kakavoulis

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Reality Check

Η πρόσφατη συνέντευξη του Πρωθυπουργού προσφέρεται για reality check με πολλούς αποδέκτες.<p><b>Για τον ίδιο τον Αλέξη Τσίπρα</b> ήταν μια δημόσια παραδοχή ότι …

Τα νέα βάρη του 2017: Οι αυξήσεις φόρων που έρχονται και πώς θα επιβαρυνθούμε

Έως και 3 δισ. ευρώ σε φόρους εκτιμάται ότι θα αφαιρεθούν από εισοδήματα και τζίρους το επόμενο έτος από φυσικά και νομικά πρόσωπα. Οι έμμεσοι φόροι …

Η εθνική μας αυτοπεποίθηση

Ο Ομπάμα ήρθε και μας μάγεψε. Δε μας είπε τίποτα το καινοφανές, δε μας υποσχέθηκε κάτι χειροπιαστό. <b>Μας μάγεψε όμως γιατί μας μίλησε για την ταυτότητα</b> …

Από την εποχή των αλεπούδων στην εποχή των λεόντων: Γιατί πρέπει να ξανασκεφτούμε τον ρόλο των ελίτ

<b>Ας μην πέφτουμε από τα σύννεφα</b>, διαπιστώνοντας ότι επειδή οι ελίτ ζουν σε φούσκα και απέτυχαν να διαγνώσουν το μέγεθος της οργής των μεγάλων λαϊκών …

Πώς θα λειτουργεί ο αυτόματος μηχανισμός: Πότε και πώς θα εφαρμόζεται - Τι θα κόβεται

Την Κυριακή θα ψηφιστεί από την <b>Ολομέλεια της Βουλής</b> το <b>πολυνομοσχέδιο</b> για το κλείσιμο της αξιολόγησης, σύμφωνα με τον κυβερνητικό σχεδιασμό που …

Ντιμπέιτ 2009: Όταν ο Καραμανλής «υποσχόταν» 2 δύσκολα χρόνια και ο Παπανδρέου ότι «λεφτά υπάρχουν

Θυμάστε τα ντιμπέιτ; Λογικό να τα έχετε ξεχάσει. Έχουν να γίνουν έξι χρόνια. Από το 2009, την εποχή που δεν υπήρχαν Μνημόνια, μόνο κρίση. Την εποχή …

Japan Is Building The Fastest Train On Earth

Japan is launching a new super-fast train, the JR Tokai.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that the new train will be able to carry commuters from Tokyo to Nagoya at blinding speeds of 300 mph thanks to magnetic levitation technology. The plan was approved on Friday by the Japanese government, The …

Putin: 'Global Economy Would Suffer If Oil Prices Remain At $80 Per Barrel'

Vladimir Putin said Friday that the global economy would collapse if the oil price was allowed to remain at around $80 a barrel for too long.<p>At a press conference following talks on the Ukrainian crisis in Milan, Italy the Russian president warned that prices as low as $80 a barrel would cause US …

Sex, Violence, and Weight

And I could add sickness to that list.<p>What a culture focuses on is what it gets more of. Now, I'm not a conservative person when it comes to sex, but I think the whole porn world is gross. It degrades women and even the women who think they're not being degraded are. It's not like joyful, …

White House To Appoint Ebola 'Czar'

Ron Klain, a former White House adviser, has been appointed to head U.S. efforts to combat Ebola.<p>A White House official says Klain "will report directly to the president's Homeland Security Adviser Lisa Monaco and ... National Security Adviser Susan Rice as he ensures that efforts to protect the …

13 Family-Friendly Hotels For Your Next Big Vacation

There's no need to skimp on luxury when you're booking a hotel that'll keep both the kids and the parents entertained. Whether you prefer to stay in a castle or on a beach, enjoying breakfast on a private terrace or a picnic lunch on a remote island, you're sure to make memories your family will …

Obama names former Biden aide as Ebola 'czar'

President Obama will name former vice presidential chief of staff Ron Klain as Ebola "czar" to coordinate the administration's response to the disease, part of a White House effort to calm fears and quiet criticism about the government's ability to stop its spread.<p>Klain, a longtime Democratic …

Russia, Europeans fail to make progress on Ukraine at Milan meeting

A keenly-anticipated meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and European leaders brought no apparent progress on bringing peace to Ukraine …

Big banks will not die peacefully

Banks do a pretty poor job of imagining their own deaths.<p>Yesterday, the FDIC and the Federal Reserve confirmed as much when they rejected the …

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Why Is The US Treasury Suddenly Concerned About "Loss Of Market Access"

Earlier we revealed that one of the key topics of discussion during yesterday's quarterly meeting of the TBAC committee with government workers …

So Much For China? Aussie Unemployment Misses By Most On Record, Surges To 12-Year Highs

But... China's manufacturing PMIs said everything's great in the mal-investment capital of the world? It appears for all the record credit creation …

Step Aside Panama Canal: China To Build Nicaragua Canal, "World's Largest Infrastructure Project Ever"

<b>A month ago, a Nicaraguan committee approved Chinese billionaire Wang Jing's project to create The Nicaraguan Canal</b>. With a planned capacity to …

Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports

The Kremlin has struck back at the United States and the<p>European Union, banning imports of food and agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia for its behavior in Ukraine.<p>Russian President<p>Vladimir Putinsigned a decree on Wednesday prohibiting or limiting "certain …

The Price of Downside Protection

Volatility is back in the markets. On July 17, following the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine and the Israeli land invasion of the Gaza Strip, the Volatility Index (VIX) of implied S&P 500 Index volatility surged 32.2% in one day, to 14.54. This and the long bull market the US has experienced …

RBI Governor Fears Market Crash With "World Less Capable Of Bearing The Cost"

Outspoken non-status-quo thinker Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan may be set to have his central banker card revoked... for telling too …

Learning To Love Volatility

There’s nothing like good market volatility. It makes me sleep well at night. Plunging prices, several days of bad news, it makes me all smiles. No, I’m not a masochist. I just know that weak-minded investors become nervous and sell in a roller-coaster market, and that gives me more opportunities …

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs clinic – July 2014 | Financial Times

Welcome to the Financial Times MBA Jobs Clinic for July 2014. Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for careers advice or a job. Perhaps, you …

Business schools thinking big at the expense of small enterprises | Financial Times

There is a paradox at the heart of business school education. If current trends persist then we may soon be at the point – if we are not already – …

Tips for switching careers | Financial Times

Changing your job function or industry requires careful planning and research. The challenges multiply when you are trying to do both at the same …

Time to evolve or perish in a changing world | Financial Times

Like many industries before it, business education is witnessing the disintegration of its value chain. This is creating opportunities for a new …