12/26/2011

The Rise of In-House Strategy and Change Teams

Although there's a perceived high availability of candidates keen to move from management consultancies and strategy houses to in-house teams, attracting and securing top talent with a proven track record of thought leadership is still a challenge.

12/26/2011

World economy in dangerous situation: IMF chief

The head of the International Monetary Fund said the world economy was in danger and urged Europeans to speak with one voice on a debt crisis that has rattled the global financial system.

12/20/2011

Avoid retreating into safe havens, says Barclays Wealth

Gardiner recommends investors take overweight positions in US and Europe ex-UK equities, as he says “the euro is not going to break up” and “the world is probably not going to follow Europe into recession”.

11/30/2011

Is the Financial Crisis a Male Syndrome?

Testosterone, rather than neurons, may push male egos into ever-more-complex speculative bets, a gambling binge made possible by advanced technology, mathematical techniques, and globalization.

09/16/2011

HSBC lifts gold price forecast

HSBC lifted its 2012 gold price forecast to $2,025 an ounce from $1,625 previously, while GFMS said it could “easily” see gold spiking through $2,000 an ounce by the end of this year.

09/01/2011

A world without growth is a possibility

The author of Extreme Money, Satyajit Das, says that governments are fixated on economic growth strategies to get out of the sovereign debt mess they are in. But he says they don't appear to have considered what will happen if growth does not recover

08/31/2011

7 Ways To Motivate Your Employees

Marketing and strategy might be what initially gets a company noticed, but there is one component in the workplace essential for success: motivated employees.