Bailey turned down £40k FCA bonus

Bailey turned down £40k FCA bonus

The FCA, which is short for the Financial Conduct Authority, is a regulatory body for finances. It is located in the United Kingdom, yet works separate from the government, and is financed by charging expenses to individuals from the industries in the financial sector. The organization provides services to clients, which are financial firms, and … Read more

Make jobs higher priority, Gordon Brown tells Bank of England

Make jobs higher priority, Gordon Brown tells Bank of England

Former prime minister Gordon Brown attacked the Bank of England for not concentrating enough on jobs. He thinks that the model of independence he created for Threadneedle Street in the late 1990s needs a rethink. Brown was the one who was responsible for granting the bank operational freedom to set interest rates. The UK’s central … Read more

Chinese data supports FX market sentiment

Chinese data supports FX market sentiment

Chinese positive retail spending numbers are giving a strong uplift to the Forex and many more exchange markets in the world. This is the first time this year when numbers are increasing and it is surely beneficial to retailers. This will be a short time fresh breath for every equity market in the US, Europe, … Read more

Startup brings gourmet dining to luxury apartment balconies

Startup brings gourmet dining to luxury apartment balconies

New Yorkers tired of dining on sidewalks have a new alternative: eating gourmet meals on the balconies of unsold luxury ­apartments. A New York startup called Resident is selling fancy dinners hosted on luxury condominium balconies, rooftops and gardens. Tickets cost between $150 and $250 for a five- to seven-course tasting menu with wine pairings. … Read more

Percentage of Americans reporting depression symptoms tripled during pandemic

Percentage of Americans reporting depression symptoms tripled during pandemic

The number of Americans reporting symptoms of depression has more than tripled during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study. The nationally representative 1,400-person survey conducted between March 31 and April 13 of this year found that prior to the pandemic, only nine percent of respondents reported depressive symptoms. However, once the pandemic took … Read more

Foldable smartphones – Is it the new big thing?

Foldable smartphones - Is it the new big thing

Over the years, smartphones have developed a lot. More people than ever before have access to the developed world with the help of smartphones, and it is very important to make them as useful as possible. Around the world, mobiles are being used as everyday technology, in some countries, most of the people are even … Read more

SuperLenny enters the Indian market

SuperLenny enters the Indian market

While most of the world has struggled to cope with the global pandemic we currently find ourselves fighting, there have been some sectors and industries which have nevertheless been able to evolve and survive during this time. Most businesses have seen drops in their revenues and earnings over the first half of the year, as … Read more

Google searches for ‘panic attack,’ ‘anxiety attack’ hit all-time high amid coronavirus

Google searches for ‘panic attack,’ ‘anxiety attack’ hit all-time high amid coronavirus

Keep calm and carry on? That’s been easier said than done this year. In fact, the number of Americans who Googled information about panic and anxiety attacks reached a 16-year high this spring, when the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 began spreading across the U.S. If you are in need of mental health support during … Read more

Ukraine has no plans to resume gas purchases from Russia

Ukraine has no plans to resume gas purchases from Russia

In late 2015 Ukraine suspended buying natural gas from Russia until Moscow offered them competitive prices and conditions and now Ukraine’s state energy firm Naftogaz said that it would not resume its relationship with the above-mentioned provider. While Ukraine was one of Russia’s largest consumers of natural gas up until 2015, the relationship between these … Read more