U.S. TREASURY TAKES A STAND FOR TRANSPARENCY
In the aftermath of the “Panama Papers” scandal, the U.S. Treasury announced that it would put forward a long-shelved draft rule to compel U.S. banks to identify the people who use shell companies and similar corporate structures when they try
WHY BUSINESS TRAVELLERS FORGET THEIR MANNERS WHEN ABROAD
DO PEOPLE become less considerate when they travel for business? Gulliver was mulling over this recently, after he was phoned by the PA of someone who was travelling to London and wanted to arrange a meeting. He would like to
YES, CHINA HAS WON BIG FROM U.S. TRADE
America’s middle class is deeply concerned about jobs, pay and their future, and many of them are blaming China. In the U.S., 43% of voters believe trade with other countries is a bad thing, according to the Pew Research Center.
TOP 5 SOCIAL MEDIA SCAMS TO AVOID
Scammers have been worming their way into giant social media networks to trick people into giving over their personal and financial information. Over the past year, the number of phishing attempts on social media networks like Facebook (FB, Tech30), Twitter
STOCKS HAVEN’T BEEN THIS EXPENSIVE IN 7 YEARS.
Bargain-shopping for stocks is pretty tough these days. The good news is that the recent dramatic comeback on Wall Street has erased painful losses in your portfolio. The bad news is there are growing questions about how long the rally
HARRIET TUBMAN, ANTI-SLAVERY ACTIVIST, TO BE ON NEW US $20 BILL.
Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman will be the first woman to appear on a US banknote for more than a century. Tubman, who was born a slave around 1820 and helped hundreds of others escape, will feature on the new $20
VOTERS’ anger over inequality is one explanation for the rise of politicians as varied as Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Marine Le Pen. This anger also makes it very difficult for the free-market right to realise one of its key