Category Archives: Finance

Google search terms predict financial market moves

Tobias Preis of Warwick Business School, has found that the frequency of certain financial terms in Google searches can predict market movements. So, if you want to beat the market, just count the occurence of words such as “revenue”, “unemployment” … Continue reading

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Death of Innovation, end of Growth

http://on.ted.com/EndofGrowth Robert Gordon argues that today’s innovation – mostly gizmo’s & gadgets – is not capable of repeating the economic growth generated by the innovations of the 20th century.

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Systems thinking

“Anyone who believes in indefinite growth in anything physical, on a physically finite planet, is either mad or an economist.” ― Kenneth E. Boulding

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The Capitalist’s Dilemma – Clayton Christensen

Clayton Christensen reveals the Capitalist’s Dilemma Three types of innovation: Empowering Sustaining Efficiency Modern global finance has got the mix totally wrong.

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The West is heading for bust

Interesting read about the bleak future outlook for the western nations, by Paul Polman, CEO Unilever.

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An investment manager’s perspective on relentless focus on shareholder value An interesting view,  from a fund manager, on what relentless focus on shareholder value will ultimately result in.

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