“We are confident that Bob was not in possession of any price-sensitive information at the time the sale was approved.”
via Tesco exec sold shares ahead of profit warning.
Really? You expect anybody to believe that? Isn’t an executives job to manage the performance of his/her organisation.
In a retail organisation you would think, that is pretty well driven by profit/revenue – if you don’t know those figures that would probably make you a bad executive?
In other news: REVEALED: HOW TESCO’S DIRTY TRICKS CON THE SHOPPER INTO PAYING MORE
French pension liabilities 303.81% of GDP, German pension liabilities 281% of GDP vs UKs 90.92%. French + German liabilities total nearly half of all pension liabilities across the 19 EU states.
And the Euro is going to stick around for the rest of the year, I think not. Its debt on-top of debt on-top of debt – it might as well be swiss cheese. Infact futures in cheeseare probably a safer bet than Euro futures.
From the horses mouth.
‘By contrast, State-funded pension obligations in France and Germany are three times the gdp of those two countries. Together they total 13.9 trillion euros, VERY NEARLY HALF of the pension bills of the 19 nation States studied by Freiburg’s authors, Christoph Mueller, Bernd Raffelhueschen and Olaf Weddige. – http://www.vwl.uni-freiburg.de/fakultaet/fiwiI/publikationen/229.pdf
The Motion Picture Association of America doesn’t like us. According to the MPAA blog on Tuesday, “Arts Technica” is a “tech blog with a long history of challenging efforts to curb content theft.”
via MPAA attacks Ars for “challenging efforts to curb content theft”.
They couldn’t even get the name right.
News Corp.’s The Daily, a tablet-only daily newspaper app launched on the iPad a year ago, is on its way to Android. But it’s not coming to all Android tablets right away.
via ‘iPad-Only’ Newspaper The Daily Will Soon Deliver to Android | Epicenter | Wired.com.
I can’t believe there are enough people paying to make it a viable business. The app was as poor as the content last time I could access it for free.
If you were in any doubt as to how bad the Euro ‘thing’ is, this article from Bloomberg should hopefully make it a little clearer.
I would wager that this game of Hedge funds buying CDO’s in Greece will replay in Italy, Spain and France.
If you have a system that works why change it.
Some hedge funds won’t accept a plan to cut Greek debt as they are betting that the country will default, Handelsblatt reported, without saying where it got the information.Hedge funds have bought Greek bonds as well as bad-debt insurance in the form of credit default swaps and therefore have no interest in the country’s rescue, the German newspaper said.
via Hedge Funds Are Betting on Greek Default, Handelsblatt Reports – Bloomberg.