Politics and History
Our editors look back to previous periods in politics and history to discover the parallels with today’s market and how this can help your investing.
History doesn’t repeat, as writer Mark Twain once wrote, but it rhymes. For an entertaining and informative romp through financial disasters and bull markets of yesteryear, plus the legendary investors who made a fortune and the foolish knaves who lost their shirts, read on…
For the first time, oligarchs from North America and the steppes of Eurasia have teamed up to lie, cheat and steal together.
Tim Geithner claims he was tested by the financial crisis in 08–09. He thinks he passed. Now he’s peddling his version of the story, complete with God in his pocket
You’ve paid taxes. But in the near future the postman might not turn up for days. It’s all to do with the $218 million loss Australia Post pulled off last year.
It’s not just the Ukraine going through the motions of history. Over in American airspace, a U2 plane shut down airport computer systems in LA by accident.