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Ex-Citi boss eyes Apple of banking

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Mr Vikram Pandit strides in and even as he affects a New Yorker’s bluff demeanour, your first instinct upon taking in his slight frame and academic don looks is to wonder: Did the fortunes of Citigroup, the world’s largest financial services company, really rest on these slim shoulders for five critical years from 2007, when the global financial crisis brought it to its knees? 1,669 more words

Current Affairs

Marijuana Gets All Dressed Up and Rides the Elevator to the Top Floor | The Boston Globe

A tidal wave of establishment money is poised to crash over the cannabis industry in Massachusetts.


The Rise of the Cashless Society: Welcome to the Electronic Concentration Camp

What seemed almost like science fiction to our parents is coming scarily close to the realm of feasibility: more and more countries are talking about stopping the production and use of cash in their economies. 878 more words


The ATM at 50: How Robotic Tellers Transformed Banking

NEW YORK (AP) — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. 708 more words



It would have been nice

To have the facts in hand or

Some of the money


Can Legal Pot Make You Rich? | Rolling Stone

As the multi-billion dollar industry spreads across America, many are looking to profit – but investing in marijuana is riskier than it might look.


50 Ways to Save on Health Care

Even with good insurance from your employer, you’re most likely paying a larger share of your medical expenses than in the past — $11,600 for the average family in 2017, according to the Milliman Medical Index. 154 more words