Thursday, 30 September 2010
Tottenham Hotspur had its first Champions League (proper) fixture at home last night so did the public company look after its paying customers? Er, nope. Many were fans are left queuing outside White Hart Lane in the rain. "I
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Monday, 27 September 2010
Thursday, 23 September 2010
With the good doctor Vince Cable being portrayed as the devil by unquestioning supporters of the City (is he really? The Times City Comment today seems a bit nearer the mark) I'm amused to see how CBI boss, Richard Lambert,
Monday, 20 September 2010
Thursday, 16 September 2010
I see that poker minnow, Devilfish Gaming, has had its shares suspended on Plus Markets after getting down to its last few chips.
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
I see Deloitte is reporting a rise in bonuses for bosses of the UK's bluechip companies. The bonanza came after major firms lowered performance hurdles, believing 2009 would be "extremely difficult", the accountants said.
Quite. And at which professional services firm did remuneration of the top execs grow by 256% to £128m in its last financial year. Er, Deloitte.
Monday, 13 September 2010
Wednesday, 8 September 2010
Tuesday, 7 September 2010
Monday, 6 September 2010
Friday, 3 September 2010
Are there a few "fat finger" trades going on at the Wall Street Journal? Earlier this week the paper "broke" the story about Burger King being bought by a private equity firm with a "3" in its name. Unfortunately the paper plumped for 3i - when in fact it was 3G.
And today the European edition (for some reason) insists on using some ridiculous US spelling on its splash headline. Whatever happened to all of the paper's famed editors?