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The Future Direction of Democratic Debate

Throughout the referendum campaign – and over the past few weeks in particular – the focus of almost every major news outlet in Britain has been on the activity of international financial markets and statements issued by senior figures in multinational corporations. 1,621 more words

Scotland

Finance and the Referendum

An interesting study has been performed which shows that people provided with more information are more inclined to vote Yes.  I had not long finished reading that when I checked how the BBC are covering events and found that the referendum had prime slot with the headline ‘ 824 more words

Politics

Alibaba's IPO: The New Kid on the US Trading Block

Investors are more hyped than usual this week, with all eyes on Alibaba’s much-anticipated US IPO.

As the company many think of as the Chinese equivalent of Amazon and eBay, Alibaba has blown past those two competitors in terms of revenue, business ingenuity, and services offered. 340 more words

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Why Should You Buy Shares of Tesla Stock?

As the American auto industry slowly climbs towards recovery, there is one company that outshines all others in terms of innovation, popularity, and stock value. If you guessed that it’s Tesla Motors, the newest player on the US auto stage, you’re right. 483 more words

Stocks

20 Aug 2014 (TheAge) - Healthzone directors charged with market manipulation

(20 August 2014, The Age, BusinessDay, p38, Georgia Wilkins)

‘Three former directors of failed health-food chain Healthzone have been charged with conspiring to manipulate the company’s share price in the lead up to its collapse.  37 more words

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