Archive for: October, 2008
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 29/10/2008 | 2295 views
The reduction in IT spending now sounds quite small compared to the 18 billion pound losses racked up by hedge funds over the last couple of days. Many had bet on VW shares going down. They rose 348% in two days. Oops.
More from the BBC's Robert Peston
I think I'm suffering from big number overload.
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 29/10/2008 | 2535 views | 1 comment
I'm appalled by this. How can a bank with an ethical policy treat its own workers like this? I shall be writing to ask them once I've calmed down a bit.
I would transfer all my funds elsewhere if there were any banks left. And if I had any funds.
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 27/10/2008 | 1554 views
We've just rolled out another new feature for the Finextra Community.
If you've upgraded to full community membership, you can now receive a weekly email alert tailored to your interests. It's a concise round-up of the site plus an overview of recent activity by members you have bookmarked. It also includes your blog stats and a list of any unread...
Group: Finextra site news
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 15/10/2008 | 1686 views
Finextra is terribly search-engine friendly, so an interesting side effect of joining the full Finextra community is that you can find yourself quite high up in search results if you go looking for your own name.
For example, try Googling for Chris Skinner, Ralph Hazell or Paul Penrose.
If you want to get to that Google number one spot, you don't...
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Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 14/10/2008 | 1485 views
Apple have announced their new range of Macbook computers which they claim are the greenest currently on the market. They're also possibly among the most expensive too with the base model coming in at £949 - mind you - you get a very nice bit of kit at the cutting edge.
I think they're worth the dosh but I wonder if they're missing a trick b...
13 Oct, 2008
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 1208 views
08 Oct, 2008
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 2206 views | 3 comments
Group: Video extravaganza
07 Oct, 2008
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 1433 views | 2 comments