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Bright Purple Resourcing - Featured Recruiter of the Month

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Bright Purple Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company with offices in London and a newly-opened premises in Singapore to service the south-east Asia market. The firm is focused on the IT and financial services sectors, where it places quality permanent and contract staff amongst a range of blue-chip organisations, SMEs and start-up businesses.

Wall Street Legends No 6 - Jesse Livermore

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Jesse Lauriston Livermore (July 26, 1877 - November 28, 1940), also known as the Boy Plunger and 'Great Bear of Wall Street', was an early 20th century stock trader. He was famed for making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes and short selling during the stock market crashes in 1907 and 1929.

In Defence Of Sir Fred Goodwin

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Hell, I'm no apologist for former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) CEO Sir Fred Goodwin, but I kind of understand why he would want details of his alleged affair with a subordinate at the bank covered up, and secured a 'super-injunction' (now lifted) to keep the lid on it.

Prudential Regulation Authority: A New Approach To UK Banking Supervision

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The Bank of England (the Bank) and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) have published a joint paper The Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority - Our approach to banking supervision setting out the current thinking on how the future Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) will approach the supervision of banks, building societies, credit unions and investment firms.

BlackRock To Repurchase Shares Held By Bank of America

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BlackRock, Inc. (the 'Company') has announced that it has agreed to repurchase Bank of America Corporation's ('Bank of America') remaining ownership interest in BlackRock totaling 13,562,878 of its Series B Convertible Preferred Shares for approximately $2.545b.




Champagne trader gets 7 years

He used over £2 million of investors’ money to fund his lifestyle. He spent over £1 million in a casino, over £200,000 on designer watches and shoes, £60,000 on foreign travel, and over £600,000 in bars and nightclubs in London, Miami and New York.