DO CENTRAL BANKS HAVE TOO MUCH POWER?

Earlier on this year Janet Yellen was sworn in as the new Fed Chairman by the Senate Banking panel replacing the departing Ben Bernanke. The vote signals change, as Yellen became the first female Federal Reserve Chairman. The change in…

BONUSES – ARE BANKERS REALLY WORTH IT?

I’ve decided to take a slight change to this month’s Economics/Finance story and instead cover a popular political topic dividing public opinion with an economics lesson on demand & supply to add. On the back of strong Q4 earnings, the…

CRISIS IN CRIMEA

A major global topic in recent weeks has revolved around the political turmoil in Ukraine and their tensions with Russia. What is exactly happening and how may the political crinkum-crankum occurring in Kiev and Crimea affect you and I? To…

LSE Africa Summit Review

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend the LSE Africa Summit Business conference. What a day of inspiration, for those of you who were unable to come along I have provided you with your very own @CapitalMoments…

SEPLAT – A SIMPLE SURVEILLANCE

Myself and Josh have decided to cover the IPO of Nigerian oil and gas firm Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC, the 2009 merger of Chairman Dr. ABC Orjiako’s Shebah Exploration and Production and CEO Austin Avuru’s Platform Petroleum Limited. The…

BUILDING BRICS FOR MY NEW BANK

There has been a high level of change within the UK domestic banking industry given the rise of firms such as TSB, Aldermore Bank, VirginMoney and Metro Bank. Now we might be observing a similar move within the international financial…

Did ISAs really get NISA ?

NISA ISAs, yeah right. Its been three weeks since the birth of the profound ‘NISA.’ The greatly spoke about £15,000 ISA limit that allows savers to ‘stash more cash.’ However, whether or not this extra tax-free cash will benefit the…

Do it for the Love

The recent smash hit ‘Money on my Mind’ has already been tipped to win song of the year despite being released early Febuary. Sams’ great vocals and ‘Two inch punches’ amazing producing skills have caused a stir in the pop…

7 ways to spot a Trader from a Faker

Not too long ago, I raised the on going issue concerning ‘STM’s. Being the helpful person I am, I stated that I would release my seven ways to spot a fake STM. So here they are, without further adue, ‘…

WHEN THE CROWD SAY BO(OM) SELECTA!

July 3rd marked a historical day in the American financial markets and probably a very important day in the US economy as it continues it’s road to recovery. Non-farm payrolls which indicate the number of private sector jobs created in…

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