Has SAMA surpassed ADIA as the world’s largest SWF? This paper from the Council of Foreign Relations suggests that SAMA’s more conservative investments have allowed it to grow to as much as $500 billion in assets, while ADIA’s riskier portfolio, once estimated to be near $800 billion, may have been halved.
The Sad State of Finance
LOLfed (http://lolfed.com/page/2/)and FT Alphaville (http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2009/01/19/51321/ib-salary-data-point-of-the-day/) have disparaging things to say about New York’s Fashion Meets Finance, a social service that aims to match ibankers and people in the fashion industry.
This is my first post, so let's get right to the substance. I just received an email asking me what I thought about this article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jan/20/george-monbiot-recession-currencies
I have worked in economic policy and research in Washington, D.C. and Ghana. My husband and I recently moved to Guyana, where I am working for the Ministry of Finance. I like riding motorcycle, outdoor sports, foreign currencies, capybaras, and having opinions.