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The First Mobile Banking in Singapore

The first mobile banking in Singapore The first mobile banking in Singapore was introduced by OCBC Bank in 1958. Introducing the bank on wheels OCBC Bank converted...

Legendary Advisor: Peter Lim

Who is Peter Lim? Peter Lim is successful multi-billionaire from Singapore. According to Forbes 2014 , he is worth USD 2.35 Billion. He owns many investments including substantial...

Legendary Advisor: Peter Lynch

Who is Peter Lynch? Peter Lynch is the legendary fund manager of Fidelity Magellan Fund. In 1977, Peter Lynch was named the head of Magellan Fund...

Nick Leeson bankrupt Barings Bank

Nick Leeson bankrupt Barings Bank Since late 1992, Nick Leeson had been hiding trading losses in an account 88888. On 16 January 1995, Nick Leeson...

Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers

Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers On September 15, 2008, 158 years old US investment banking giant Lehman Brothers Inc filed for bankruptcy. At the time, it was...

Big Mac Index

Forecasting FX movements THE Big Mac index was invented by The Economist in 1986 as a lighthearted guide to whether currencies are at their “correct”...

Dow Jones

All About Dow Jones Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most followed stock index in the world. It was first calculated on 26 May 1896,...

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Movie 110 min – Documentary – 9 March 2006 (Netherlands) A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt...

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story Movie 127 min – Documentary – 2 October 2009 (USA) An examination of the social costs of corporate interests pursuing profits at the...

Rogue Trader

Rogue Trader Movie 101 min – Crime | Drama | History – 5 August 1999 (Singapore) The story of Nick Leeson, an ambitious investment broker who singlehandedly...