Why is there the opinion that jobs in banking/finance sector are “evil”?

From Old Testament to Ancient Greeks and Romans, from Ebenezer Scrooge to Warren Buffet: why are practices of banking and investing often perceived as evil? Distrust of banking and finance is, unfortunately, as ancient as civilisation. The Old and New Testaments of the Bible both contain clear injunctions against charging interest on borrowed money. The Read More …

Emergent Artificial Intelligence to replace brokers

Factory robots and self-driving cars are going to change the workforce, potentially eliminating millions of jobs. In a report published at the end of last year, the White House estimated that nearly 3.1 million drivers working today could have their jobs automated by autonomous vehicles:e.g., heavy trucking will see 80% to 100% of nearly 1.7 Read More …

Twitter is Changing (Again)

There are some big changes coming to Twitter and it looks like the already simplistic social network is about to become even easier to use. Twitter is notorious for its restrictions, but the 140-character limit is arguably why it has become so successful; it’s different and provides a quick way to use social media. 

The Importance of LinkedIn

Some people are still sceptical about the value of being on LinkedIn, but for every business professional it’s an absolute must. It’s a great place to promote yourself and to find potential clients and contacts. Not only is it a website that essentially displays your CV and much more, it’s a place where other people Read More …

Asus ZenWatch

Taiwanese computer maker Asus has entered the wearables arena with the ZenWatch, a good-looking, mid-priced Android™ smartwatch. The Asus ZenWatch certainly looks more like a watch than a smartwatch, and that’s a good thing. Despite its high-tech cred it actually has a bit of a retro feel, with a leather strap with clasp fastening and metal trim around Read More …

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

This influential book is a must-have for anyone wanting to work in the stock market. In a time of market volatility and economic uncertainty, when high-frequency traders and hedge fund managers seem to tower over the average investor, Burton G. Malkiel’s classic and gimmick-free investment guide is now more necessary than ever. Rather than tricks, Read More …