Category: HSBC

A new game with no rules: Part 2, Where are the brand values?

9 January, 2013 (10:00) | Banks, Capital markets, Global news, HSBC, Nations, Regulation, Speculation, Standard Chartered, Starbucks, Taxation |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith                                                            You’re unstable, you I’ll enable you I’m codependent – Codependent, by John Forster   You want that protest grande?   Yesterday’s post on the new century’s new games with no rules, using two stories from the same issue of the December 15, 2012 Economist: Too […]

A new game with no rules: Part 1, where are the profits?

8 January, 2013 (10:00) | Banks, Capital markets, Global news, HSBC, Nations, Regulation, Speculation, Standard Chartered, Starbucks, Taxation |

By:David A. Smith   You hold your breath, dear, and I turn blue ‘Cause I’m so codependent with you – Codependent, by John Forster Something strange is occurring in the global dance between capital and government, as insolvent nations are shadowboxing with global corporations, whom they wish simultaneously to protect and to exploit, as illustrated […]