Author Archive ‘Editor’

City of London Lord Mayor Chinese New Year message (中文字幕)

City of London Lord Mayor Charles Bowman sends his best wishes to everyone in Britain, China and around the world celebrating Chinese New Year. 伦敦金融城市长鲍满诚祝大家新春快乐,狗年大吉!    

Maniobra de puesta en seco del ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’.

Varada del Buque Escuela ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ el pasado mes de agosto en el Astillero de NAVANTIA en San Fernando, Cádiz. El buque escuela Juan Sebastián de Elcano es un bergantín-goleta1​ de la Armada Española.3​ Recibe el nombre por el explorador español Juan Sebastián Elcano, capitán de la expedición, tras...

Davos y el Trumpocalipsis.

Davos y el Trumpocalipsis. Donald Trump cumple un año de presidencia y, a tenor de los augurios catastróficos sobre su gobierno con que nos bombardearon los grandes medios de comunicación globales, ya deberíamos estar en el Trumpocalipsis, un juego de palabras que, contrariamente a la intención de quienes lo acuñaron, vendría...

THE 15:17 TO PARIS

From Clint Eastwood comes “The 15:17 to Paris,” which tells the real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a highspeed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a...

Donald Trump speaks at Davos 2018

Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States, speaks live at Davos for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018.

S&P 500 monthly profitability vs. T10 bonds 1871-2017.

An interesting overview of almost 150 years (two Long Economic Cycles) of alternative returns with a probable correction of an anomaly that started around 1958, can you see it? 5 -S&P 500 Profitability vs T10 by Luis Riestra Delgado on Scribd

Byron Wien Ten Surprises for 2018

New York, January 2, 2018 – Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman in the Private Wealth Solutions group at Blackstone, today issued his list of Ten Surprises for 2018. This is the 33rd year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market...

Venezuelan Crisis and its change of Generational Cycle.

An analysis of the current crisis from the point of view of the Generational Theory of Howe and Starauss and the Long Economic Cycle. This content was used to impart a conference in the Uppsala (Sweden) University the 30th of November of 2017.   Venezuela...

Suecia y su servidumbre voluntaria.

En un reciente viaje a Uppsala para para impartir un seminario en la Universidad de Uppsala , dentro de su Foro de Estudios de América Latina,  sobre el cambio de ciclo generacional en Venezuela – que como saben, va muy mal -, tuve la oportunidad de explorar el tema de esta...

Total tax contribution of UK financial services – tenth edition.

The tenth edition of our annual total tax report finds that the UK’s financial services sector contributed £72.1 billion in taxes in the year to March 2017. This year’s figure is the highest since the survey began in 2007. The full report can be downloaded...