A perfect storm of corporate idiocy

 At this point in the game there should be a single page on every corporate website, preferably accessible from its front page, that includes the name and all contact details for the Chief Security Officer, including the last four digits of her social security number. It should be her responsibility to ensure that no one uses this information for nefarious purposes in addition to her daily… Read More

Tory EU migration crackdown plans: the key questions answered

Farmers, hoteliers and caterers say leaked proposals to limit free movement would spell catastrophe – but what would they really mean?

A previously muted British business establishment is now in full cry over Brexit. The leak last week of proposals to restrict the ability of European Union nationals to live and work in the UK were described as “catastrophic” by one employers’ group. Voices from housebuilding to aerospace, farming and hotels raised concerns over the plans, which signalled a hard Brexit is very much on the cards.

The warning of catastrophe came from the British Hospitality Association, while the National Farmers Union said the draft Home Office plans would cause “massive disruption to the entire food supply chain”. The reaction was also fuelled by the government’s refusal to disown the plans, alongside its apparent support of a hard Brexit agenda. We answer the key questions raised by the leak, including the potential consequences for the UK economy.

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MiB: Katie Stockton, Chief Technical Strategist

Not many strategists begin studying technicals in college, but that was the route Katie Stockton took. As an undergraduate at the University of Richmond, she studied graduate level coursework in technicals, eventually becoming an intern at technical analysis firm Dorsey Wright. Stockton discusses how the total volume of stock-market trading has fallen since the financial…

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10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of French Press coffee, grab a seat on the Seine, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Secret History of FEMA (Wired) • Dr Con Man: the rise and fall of a celebrity scientist who fooled almost everyone (The Guardian) • Jamie Dimon’s $13 Billion Secret—Revealed (Vanity Fair) • Workers: Fear Not the Robot Apocalypse…

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