You may talk of the tyranny of Nero and Tiberius, but the real tyranny is the tyranny of your next-door neighbor. Walter Bagehot, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist from 1860-1877. Over the years, Nero and Tiberius have made way for a large global ... Environmental Leader, 1 month ago
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"My image of a President before I came here," President K.R. Narayanan said in a rare televised interview with N. Ram in 1998, "was that of a rubber-stamp President, to be frank." "But having come here," he went on, "I find that the image is not ...The Hindu, 4 days ago
Photo: Connective Quotes, a June 2014 Awesome Foundation MIAMI grant recipient. It is a typical day and you are sitting in traffic, daydreaming in class, or rushing back from a little-too-extended work lunch, when suddenly, inadvertently two dots ...Noodls, 2 weeks ago
In its seventh decade Ajay K. Mehra Narendra Modi's council of ministers took oath on 26 May 2014, a day before the fiftieth death anniversary of India's first prime minister (PM) Jawaharlal Nehru, who laid the foundation of cabinet government ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
The 250-year-old Barings banking dynasty is best remembered nowadays for the bank's spectacular implosion in 1995, when rogue trader Nick Leeson incurred £800 million worth of unauthorised trading losses -- close to the total of its assets. ...Business Spectator, 3 weeks ago
Britons are digesting new revelations that the king-in-waiting lobbied government ministers over policies on education, the environment, and healthcare. London — He has long been known to have strong opinions and a desire topublicly air them.Christian Science Monitor, 4 weeks ago
Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur, Angelo Riva, Eugene N. White, 2 July 2014 The key challenge for lenders of last resort is to ameliorate financial crises without encouraging excessive risk-taking. This column discusses the lessons from the Banque de ...Vox, 4 weeks ago
John Humphrys asks: is the Prince of Wales a legitimate political activist? We have long known that the Prince of Wales is a man of strong views. We've also known that he has seldom felt constrained by his position from making those views known to ...Noodls, 4 weeks ago YOUGOV : Prince Charles: A Legitimate Political Activist? 4 Traders, 4 weeks ago
Thank you, Mark, and thank you all for taking time out of your busy schedules to share a day with FPA. This is an opportunity for you to gain a better insight into how your money is being managed. I urge you to challenge the respective managers and ...Advisor Perspectives, 4 weeks ago
Things move quickly in Bulgaria. Less than a month ago, the IMF gave Bulgaria's banking system a clean bill of health, saying it was stable and liquid, with banks non-performing loans buffered by provisions and significant capital, as well as a ...Forbes.com, 1 month ago
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