Which new global (green) deal for the future?

Which new global (green) deal for the future?
Allianz Lecture 4 - The green promise
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal transformed Depression-era America into the wealthiest nation the world has known. Economic and civic experts met at the forum of the Allianz Cultural Foundation to discuss if and how a New Green Deal can combine climate […]

Efficiency and empathy

Efficiency and empathy
An unusual assignment: Employees from Allianz Deutschland AG tested out process optimization methods at a nursing home for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia – and discovered that numbers do not always reign supreme.
One Monday morning in Munich: Instead of heading for their desks at Allianz Deutschland AG, three employees from the insurance […]

Students win German Climate Award

Students win German Climate Award
The winners accepted their certificates and trophies during a ceremony held at the Allianz Foundation Forum in Berlin. Before receiving their awards, Germany’s president Horst Köhler threw a reception for the students at Schloss Bellevue.
Climate protection begins at home. No one understands this better than the young winners of the […]

GAIN Capital’s FOREX.com Launches Gold Trading

GAIN Capital’s FOREX.com Launches Gold Trading
GAIN Capital, a global provider of online foreign exchange (forex) services, today announced that its FOREX.com division is now offering spot gold trading.
“The current economic climate is generating a lot of market interest in gold,” said Tim O’Sullivan, chief dealer at GAIN Capital. “Short term traders are taking advantage of […]

GAIN Capital Appoints Susanne D. Lyons, Former Visa and Charles Schwab Executive, to Board of Directors

GAIN Capital Appoints Susanne D. Lyons, Former Visa and Charles Schwab Executive, to Board of Directors GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., a global provider of online foreign exchange (forex) trading services, today announced that Susanne D. Lyons has been appointed to its board of directors.
Ms. Lyons brings to GAIN Capital a breadth of experience […]

GAIN Capital Group Named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 List for Fifth Consecutive Year

GAIN Capital Group Named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 List for Fifth Consecutive Year
GAIN Capital Group, a market leader in the online foreign exchange (forex or FX) industry, has been named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program list of fastest-growing companies for the fifth consecutive year.
GAIN Capital, which owns the popular FOREX.com web […]

March 18 FOMC Meeting Outcome

March 18 FOMC Meeting Outcome
On Wednesday, March 18 at 1415EDT, the FOMC is expected to release its interest rate decision and a statement reviewing the current economic outlook, but the key will be whether they announce any new initiatives to spur bank lending to consumers. With the Fed’s target rate already at 0.0-0.25%, there is […]

December US Employment Report (NFP) Preview

December US Employment Report (NFP) Preview
At 0830ET/1330GMT on Friday, January 9, the US will report Dec. NFP changes and the unemployment rate, along with revisions to Nov. jobs data. We expect a worse-than-consensus jobs loss of -615K and an increase in the unemployment rate from 6.7% to 7.0%, which is the consensus estimate. Market expectations […]

Bank of England (BOE) Interest Rate Decision

Bank of England (BOE) Interest Rate Decision
The Bank of England releases their next interest rate decision on Jan 8, 2009 at 0700 ET/1200 GMT. We think the BOE will ease rates more aggressively than markets are currently forecasting, and we look for 75-100 bps of easing against the consensus of only 50 bps. Our view […]

Norwich Union advises tradesman to adopt safe working practices

Norwich Union advises tradesman to adopt safe working practices
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is urging tradesmen to adopt best working practices to protect themselves, their customers and their business, as part of its 2009 Simply Safety campaign.
To ensure tradesmen use safe ways of working, Phil Grace, liability risk manager at Norwich Union highlights […]