Taking the Pulse & Healthcare

All eyes turn to the Fed this week as the FOMC gathers in Washington to decide whether the time has come to raise the Federal funds rate, something that hasn’t been seen in America in nearly eight years. And while September remains the odds on favorite for the first rate hike, it was only a few weeks ago that money […]

Comedy movies and risky stock trading – linked? – Improbable …

Comedy movies and risky stock trading – linked?Attention stock-market followers – have you considered whether weekend comedy-movie attendance, and investment in risky stock-market assets on the following Monday might be linked? This question has been the subject of an in-depth investigation by Gabriele M. Lepori, (formerly) Assistant Professor of Finance at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (now at Keele Management School, […]

World rolling stock market May 2014 – Railway Gazette

Australia: The government of Victoria has ordered an additional Bombardier VLocity three-car DMU for A$17m, taking the order to 43 cars.
Metro Trains Melbourne has awarded Alstom a contract to install GSM-R digital radios on 82 trainsets.
The EDI Rail Bombardier JV which maintains Perth’s commuter fleet has awarded Gemco Rail two four-year bogie and wheelset maintenance contracts totalling A$5m. […]

When looking like Justin Bieber is worse than dodgy stock trading

A couple of months ago my 13-year-old son came to me with a true story. One of his acquaintances had given him control of an Instagram profile with roughly 3,500 followers as a gift.A few days later, my son and his friends met some famous rappers. They took a few selfies with them and posted the images on the Instagram […]