5th August 2011
Brief history of credit ratings, and how difficult it is to go back up!
When corporations listen to their stakeholders they make more money. "Stakeholder engagement can be more valuable than gold. Literally."
The Economist has estimated the impact of a hypothetical one-child policy imposed without exceptions, on everyone, everywhere in China.
"We need more people like Gore making the connection between population and environmental degradation. We need more people making the connection between a stable population and the opportunities, health, and well-being of every one on this planet."
14 Charts, The Facts And The Data Suggest Not
Fighting the Fed has reached a new stage: all out currency wars.
Poem about Moody's announcing a negative outlook on the US's AAA rating
Does great wealth bring fulfillment? An ambitious study by Boston College suggests not. For the first time, researchers prompted the very rich-people with fortunes in excess of $25 million-to speak candidly about their lives. The result is a surprising litany of anxieties: their sense of isolation, their worries about work and love, and most of all, their fears for their children.
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