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  • JohnLast posted to the wire 625 days ago
    Not in the moment.
  • francisfinley posted to the wire 627 days ago
    How are you guys going? How are you John? Still trading?
  • jaguar1637 commented on the blog Wall Street Warriors 634 days ago
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBSY0Pa3KaI   and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O2MxvlMgL4
  • jaguar1637 published a blog post Wall Street Warriors 634 days ago
    Wall Street Warriors
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  • très curieux. Ils ne savent pas résoudre les problèmes courants ni anticiper les problèmes futurs. Ils ne pensent qu'à leur parti.  Pour la Cop21, les politiques se sont réunis hors caméras et...
  • FN a perdu. Cela va davantage mobiliser ses electeurs. D'autant plus que le reste de partis politiques n'ont aucune idee comment resoudre la situation. 
  • before every elections in France, there is one or several attentats
  • strange corrélation
  • leledc joined the group Japan forex robots 652 days ago
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  • JohnLast posted to the wire 652 days ago
    I closed the new registrations due to repetitive abusive spammer attacks.
  • JohnLast commented on the blog Maintenance Informatique Saint Nazaire 652 days ago
    Tu as eu completement raison que la France n'est plus la meme. J'ai regarde les resultats du scrutin. Il parrait que FN est une force indeniable. En Allemagne c'est pareil AfD devient de plus en plus puissante. Aux Etats-Unis c'est Donald...
  • A world where businesses create their own currencies, as Goldman Sachs has signalled it may do, would be a neoconservative’s wet dream. Uncontrolled, it could be a regulator’s nightmare. The credibility of pioneering cryptocurrency bitcoin has been...
  • Goldman Sachs Files “SETLcoin” Patent for Securities Settlement
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    • jaguar1637 656 days ago

      A world where businesses create their own currencies, as Goldman Sachs has signalled it may do, would be a neoconservative’s wet dream. Uncontrolled, it could be a regulator’s nightmare. The credibility of pioneering cryptocurrency bitcoin has been sapped by its use in speculative scams and money laundering.

      Watchdogs are bound to blench reading Goldman’s application for a patent on a cryptocurrency called “SETLcoin”. Key examples for the use of SETLcoins include trading them for bitcoins. Funds could be particularly hard for regulators to trace when they had been pumped through chains of cryptocurrencies.

      Goldman is a reputable investment bank whose ascendancy is largely the result of hard work. Critics still see the Wall Street group as emblematic of bankers’ ability to commandeer information and squeeze out fat profits. Oversight of a cryptocurrency could further increase asymmetries.

      One wisecracking FT colleague calls SETLcoin “the vampire’s quid” — a reference to Rolling Stone’s description of Goldman as “a vampire squid wrapped round the face of humanity”.

      But on the basis that conspiracy theories are generally too exciting to be true, SETLcoin looks more like a response to a contingency. Settlement of financial transactions may switch from the current unwieldy system of interlinked counterparties to so-called “blockchains”. Here, an electronic ledger to which all participants had equal access could collapse settlement times, raise regulatory transparency and, in some scenarios, eliminate central clearing.

      Blockchains, within which Goldman envisages SETLcoin operating, are a promising part of bitcoin’s ambiguous legacy. Like Catholicism, as described by comedy priest Father Ted, the wonderful thing about blockchain technology is that’s all terribly vague and no one really understands it. That is how it feels to non-technologists, a group including 85 per cent of bankers and 99 per cent of City columnists.

      Blockchains are a work in progress. One expert says we should not expect them to enter service until “they satisfy CARL” — a mnemonic for Compliance, Audit, Regulatory and Legal rules.

      Not soon, then. Banks will meantime place bets on the technology via the accumulation of intellectual property. They hope to limit the impact of disruptive technology on their market positions. Media companies did the same in buying up dotcom start-ups ahead of the tech rout of 2000.

      As for universal currencies, Goldman already controls one of these. It is the Goldman partnership, readily exchangeable by older Goldmanites for a well-paid job almost anywhere else.

      House of card

      Corrugated cardboard in the warehouses of European packaging group DS Smith. Corrugated foreheads in the boardroom as the shares slide 5 per cent after half-year results. Didn’t investors like the tie of chief executive Miles Roberts? Or had chairman Gareth Davis been insufficiently avuncular with the younger analysts?

      None of the above. Investors fear DS Smith is running out of steam. Sales were flat at £1.9bn. Profits before tax were 26 per cent lower at £91m. The company spent £500m on bolt-on acquisitions during the period. But shareholders hanker after big deals to rival the €1.6bn acquisition of SCA Packaging in 2012.

      Mr Roberts makes corrugated cardboard sound like a wonder stuff discovered by Nasa — “recyclable and warm to the touch”. DS Smith collects the card and turns it into boxes for big consumer product groups.

      Margins of 9 per cent should be sustainable. Mr Roberts’ job is to chivvy stronger growth from DS Smith, preferably without driving the multiple of net debt to earnings much above its current level of 1.9 times. That will require smart dealmaking at a time when prices are high for corporate assets, DS Smith’s shares included.

      Presentation matters, too. DS Smith quoted weak pre-tax profits upfront alongside barely-adjusted earnings, almost as if the company was trying to give the market an accurate picture of trading. Who bothers with that, these days? Analysts and some reporters happily parrot massaged numbers.

      Scrap paper

      Christmas is a time when families get together . . . and have a row. The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum has got in early by way of a scrap with the Financial Reporting Council.

      The trade body has accused the watchdog of creating a “regulatory catastrophe”. This datapocalypse involves hairsplitting differences in the interpretation of “fair and true”.

      LAPFF has written to the UK’s top 350 companies telling them to ignore the FRC’s guidance, rather in the spirit of an estranged partner posting abuse on Facebook. Let’s hope the unhappy couple kiss and make up by new year.

      jonathan.guthrie@ft.com

  • Thanks for the article jaguar1637. I will have to read it again, slower this time....would love to learn applied infomatics itc computer programming.
  • jaguar1637 commented on the blog Maintenance Informatique Saint Nazaire 659 days ago
    cette puce est prête http://triste-realite.over-blog.com/article-la-micro-puce-sous-cutanee-57929432.html ce sont les bestioles qui se nourrissent d'énergies et d'émotions négatives, qui ont décidé de...
  • JohnLast commented on the blog Maintenance Informatique Saint Nazaire 659 days ago
    Je ne pense pas qu'une puce pourrait resoudre le probleme. Le monde est en WW3. Maintentant c'est la confererence a Paris. Si il ny 'a pas d'accord maintenant c'est fini ou presque.  Il n'y a qu'a prier.   
  • jaguar1637 commented on the blog Maintenance Informatique Saint Nazaire 660 days ago
    oui, je dirais que c'est pire. Leur but, c'est d'amener les gens à accepter la puce (un microship) pour avoir la paix et la sécurité, la marque de la bête dont parle St Jean. Ces politiques sont possédés...