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Richard Thaler – Nobel Prize Winning Economist

Richard Thaler has just won the Nobel Prize for Economic – his Nudge Theory. He is the behavioural economist who helped David CAmeron develop auto-enrolment for pensions here in the UK. Well I met him in the city at the end of July and part of my interview ran on Wake up To Money on the following Monday. Some of it is here: click here to listen I have more of the interview and no doubt will come back to it in the future.  Behavioural economics […]

Running Hard to Stand Still – Tesco..

Wednesday 4th October 2017 Tesco has reinstated a token 1p a share dividend today with its Interim results.  This is a significant milestone.  Boards hate cutting dividends even more so in a extreme low interest rate environment as shareholders (who of course own the company) desperately need income and will put pressure on Boards to […]

Monarch, Air Berlin, Alitalia.. why the airline industry is so tough…

Monarch has been in trouble for some years – not large enough to have serious capital and with a mess of a strategy.  It flew long haul, short haul, with a rump of a holiday business.  At the same time it was competing against the low cost carriers, specialists in what they do.  Management didn’t […]

Louise Cooper, CFA, columnist, commentator, speaker and reporter on today's economy and market activity – business, industry, money and personal finance.
'a brilliant communicator with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

Louise Cooper, CFA, columnist, commentator, speaker and reporter on today's economy and market activity – business, industry, money and personal finance.
'a brilliant communicator with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

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