Archive for January, 2015

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Pound Breaks 1.30 Euro Level for the First Time in 7 years

Last Thursday saw one of the most unstable trading days of the last ten years, with a bombshell announcement from the Swiss National Bank sending Swiss Franc crosses into chaos. The Swiss Franc had formerly been pegged to the euro at 1.20 but the SNB declared on Thursday that the cap had been removed, allowing

Posted by Ally on Jan 19, 2015

We Need Billionaires

There are 7.125 billion people in the world. Of that 7.125 billion, there are only 1,645 billionaires. People might be asking whether billionaires have a positive or negative influence on society. Well for starters, billionaires own the biggest companies in the world, which employ millions of people. Take Walmart for instance. Walmart has over 11,000

Posted by Ally on Jan 16, 2015

Je Suis Charlie!

On Wednesday 7th January at 11:30 local time, Paris faced one of its biggest crisis’ in over 30 years. Masked gunmen stormed the office of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical publication, leaving 12 dead, including the editor, Stephane Charbonnier, 47, and celebrated cartoonists. Witnesses said they heard the gunmen shouting “We have avenged the Prophet

Posted by Ally on Jan 08, 2015