Crisis Management

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The Nixon Shock And The Closing Of The Gold Window

Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the USA. Nixon had the rather unsavoury task of announcing to the world that the US Dollar would no longer be backed by Gold. Taking effect the following day. Thus ended the Bretton-Woods Economic Era which had started in 1944. 27 years of existence. Obviously, the US DOLLAR did …

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How To Become Self-Reliant

Human security recognizes the importance of individuals and that the key to ensuring growth in developing countries is to foster individual talent and abilities, build self-reliance and put people in a position to make a broader contribution to society. Growth must be inclusive and no-one must be left behind Shinzo Abe A Sobering Thought Hey, …

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Teaser – ANTIFRAGILE by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Teaser for the Book    ANTIFRAGILE (Things That Gain From Disorder) by Nassim Nicholas TALEB, published in 2012, publisher Random House (US), Penguin (UK) A very interesting read indeed. Nassim Nicholas TALEB is an illustrious figure who has had a renowned and varied career: Trader, Writer, Academic Researcher. TALEB does NOT mince his words. He shares …

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