Friday, 6 March 2009

Get more at the paddypower site

Flash is now blogging over at the paddypowertrader site so to get his latest thoughts, should you be interested, you might as well click here. And a feed has been inserted for your cnvenience on the right hand page of this site. He'll update this blog periodically with other bits and pieces...

Jon Stewart deconstructs CNBC

Sunday, 1 March 2009

The Mayfair Set

fascinating series of documentaries made the late 1990s about the influence of a loose network of 'entrepreneurs' who coalesced around the Clermont Club in the 1960s onwards...interestingly, no mention of spreadbetting king Stuart Wheeler, who as another member of this group, made the beginnings of his fortune with IG Index in the mid-1970s...charts the rise of Thatcherite market-worship which has landed us in our current predicament...certainly worth a watch