‘Barclays is just the tip of the iceberg’

2nd July 2012

'Barclays is just the tip of the iceberg'

Following the revelations that Barclays rigged interest rates, Damian Reece says the public should brace themselves for more details and the realization that at the center of the financial world, banks were ultimately manipulating the "very price of money." The Telegraph

 

Mexico drug trade hits local economy

The Mexican state of Sinaloa, infamous for its drug runners and shoot-outs, is also one of the world's top producers of white corn. Yet, as Adam Raney finds out, working amongst powerful drug traffickers makes it tough to operate.  Al Jazeera

 

The age of easy economic growth is finished

Raghuram Rajan, former IMF chief economist, explains how global economic growth is being hampered by the promises we made to ourselves in the period of easy growth in the 1960s – when we thought growth of 3-4% was to be had for the taking. Reuters

 

Is America Doomed to Follow Japan?

With the Nikkei at three-decade lows, what are the odds that the US could see a similar slump over that same period of time? Very remote, says Eddy Elfenbein. Why? Because the US has a very dynamic society compared to Japan. The Motley Fool

 

After Wall Street: Changing of the Guard

As Wall Street loses the swagger it once had, the best and brightest graduates no longer see finance as the quickest road to riches. So what sectors will top talent turn to in the post-Wall Street era? MarketWatch reporter Steven Gelsi has all the answers. The Wall Street Journal

 

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