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From the monthly archives: October 2012

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Ugly Jobs Decline Rattles Financial Services

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012
Australia has experienced the world's largest drop off in financial service jobs with a 34% drop in the third quarter of 2012 compared to the same time last year, according to the quarterly Jobs Barometer from eFinancialCareers.  While the decline is significant, Australia is not alone, with every world region registering double-digit year-on-year reductions in financial services jobs. Read the rest of entry »

The US Election - What You Need To Know In 2 Minutes

Posted on Sunday, October 21, 2012
  • The November 6 US Presidential election has more significance than usual given the policy differences between the two candidates and urgent need to reduce the “fiscal cliff” that will be reached on January 1.
  • Ultimately the “fiscal cliff” is likely to be averted, helping a continuation of the rising trend in shares, but uncertainty around it & the approaching US debt ceiling could contribute to a bit of nervousness over the next few months.
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Warning - Telephone Scam Offering Cash Payment

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A former colleague emailed me the following Scam alert. “The following note comes from Ken, a retired banking colleague of a friend of mine: Read the rest of entry »

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