Better late than never...
Prada are up for sale, this is bound to get reported as it means the MSM papers can put pictures of pretty girls in the business section.....Land Rover and Jaguar look set for a re-run of Rover in 200, sad but true this...have interest rates been put up to far? I think not, with galloping commodity prices across the world.
A great story on flood defence disclosure; the insurers getting tough with government due to under-funding. The Government could also be on the ropes as the pension funds follow up on the BAE scandal. The Government is also apparently on the move to build more houses in Southern England. Will all the speculators who bought green belt land finally get to cash in? Finally on this theme, all the publicity around 'non-doms' has made many people look into this more seriously. An excellent case of the law f unintended consequences.
Will the markets crash? The Guardian thinks so looking at the data. meanwhile across the pond the US is still jittery about massive Chinese imports and the currency issues around the Dollar.
Article of the week goes to Dan Roberts in the Telegraph, with excellent reflections on the emergence of the i-phone has shown up the European illness of state ownership stifling innovation.