Category Archives: London

Explaining Londoners!

October 24, 2013 – Explaining Londoners: “You get a shiver in the dark It’s raining in the park but meantime South of the river you stop and hold everything A band is blowing Dixie double four time You feel all … Continue reading

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J.P. Morgan Chase to Pay a Combined Fine of One Billion Dollars to the SEC and U.K. Regulators.

September 20, 2013 – J.P. Morgan Chase Pays a $1 Billion Fine to the SEC and U.K Regulators: This story is important because the biggest bank in the world, J. P. Morgan Chase, paid a combined one billion dollar fine … Continue reading

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An $18 Million Silver Treasure was found in the North Atlantic.

March 9, 2013 – An $18 Million Silver Treasure was found in the North Atlantic: Sea explorers announced Monday the discovery of a new sunken treasure that they plan to retrieve from the bottom of the North Atlantic. Off Ireland … Continue reading

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400 Years of Sunspot Numbers.

January 27, 2013 – 400 Years of Sunspot Numbers: This figure summarizes sunspot number observations. Since 1749, continuous monthly averages of sunspot activity have been available and are shown here as reported by the Solar Influences Data Analysis Center, World … Continue reading

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Heat, Flood or Icy Cold, Extreme Weather Rages Worldwide.

January 11, 2013 – Heat, Flood or Icy Cold, Extreme Weather Rages Worldwide: Britons may remember 2012 as the year the weather spun off its rails in a chaotic concoction of drought, deluge and flooding, but the unpredictability of it … Continue reading

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UBS is Expected to Face a Multi-Million Dollar Fine in Rogue Trader Fiasco.

November 24, 2012 – UBS is expected to face a multimillion-dollar fine in connection with the $2.3 billion trading loss caused by a former trader:  Update from a January 30, 2012 post. The potential fine by British authorities against the Swiss … Continue reading

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A powerful 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake struck Costa Rica at 10:42AM U.S. Eastern Time (2:42PM – London – GMT).

September 5, 2012 – A Very Strong 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Costa Rica: The commanding quake hit at 8:42AM at the epicenter. It was 2:42PM in London (GMT). Since this quake occurred at a depth of 41 kilometers (25 miles) … Continue reading

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HEARD ON THE STREET: U.K. Century Bonds May Be a Stretch – WSJ.com

March 15, 2012 – U.K. to Issue 100 Year Bonds:  They just couldn’t resist.  The British Government is considering issuing Centruy Bonds, because of the ultra low interest rates.  The U.K. is no stranger to borrowing for long periods.  The … Continue reading

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Where’s the Money?

February 14, 2012 – MF Global Trustee Sees $1.6 Billion Customer Shortfall: MF Global commodity customers whose cash vanished when the firm collapsed last year are owed $1.6 billion — up significantly from previous estimates — the trustee tasked with … Continue reading

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Originally posted on wwalert:
The death toll from the vicious cold snap across Europe has risen to more than 260, with hundreds having to be rescued after a ferry caught in a snow storm hit a breakwater off Italy. Ukraine…

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