Friday, November 07, 2008

Features of the week

Lots to read and watch in our latest, "Features of the week".

1. Zero interest rate world lies ahead as England, ECB cut rates.

2. Hugh Hendry spoke of drastic rate cuts on CNBC recently.

3. Jobs lost in 2008: 1.2 million. US unemployment continues to rise.

4. Oil prices have plunged, but another spike may be on the way.

5. Oil demand may decline next year, says Wood Mackenzie

6. Mushrooms and plant waste may hold key to energy crisis.

7. Art market rout - FT Lex. Art market rout persists - Bloomberg.

8. Twenty-something investors seem optimistic about market.

9. Why Obama's "green jobs" plan won't work.

10. Down and out in Beverly Hills: Rolexes, Picassos hit pawnshops.

11. It's a great time to start a business, says James Altucher.

12. An audio slideshow tour of the Googleplex.

13. The bailout: more changes, more questions.

14. Record wide credit spreads may be near peak: CreditSights.

15. Sir David Tweedie: fair value accounting not to blame for crisis.

16. Transitions from bear markets to bull markets - Chris Ciovacco.

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