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Safer Neighbourhood Board AGM: Saturday March 21

Residents are invited to attend the Safer Neighbourhood Board AGM on Saturday March 21.

Introduced by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), the Safer Neighbourhood Board was set up in 2014 by RBKC and the police to give local people and victims a greater voice in establishing local policing and crime priorities, as well as monitoring police performance and confidence. 227 more words


Sunday Productivity and a Hat for Me

The past few Sundays have been lazy. I haven’t felt too guilty about it, but some weekends it’s nice to get something accomplished. Yesterday I managed to get things done around the apartment, but we never ventured out, which is kind of silly considering it was nice yesterday and today was super cold. 346 more words

Everyday Normalcy

Sips 'n' Bites: UK Sweets

The fun thing about going to a different country are the sweets you’ll find, since oftentimes these treats can be so region-specific. Here, sweets are defined as chocolates or candies, but not biscuits, which will take up a different category. 183 more words


Notes From Underground: Before I Depart for Much-Needed Rest...

I’m taking a two-week hiatus as it is time to contemplate the massive volatility we have experienced during the past three months. The rise in vol was no surprise as the world financial and political landscape has been rife with uncertainty for several years. 892 more words


Swiss Currency Shock Explained

Sorry it’s been a while since the last post once again, I have been slightly bogged down with uni work, but I thought I’d publish a quick summary of what I’ve taken away from the Swiss currency shock. 302 more words


Swiss National Bank policy and its implications for currencies, assets and central banking

Macro Letter – No 29 – 06-02-2015

Swiss National Bank policy and its implications for currencies, assets and central banking

  • The SNB unpegged from the Euro and sustained balance sheet losses, they will survive…
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Notes From Underground: Is Tomorrow's Number a Meaningless Statement?

Yes, except if the nonfarm payroll numbers comes in above 300,000 jobs created and/or average hourly earnings rise above 0.4%, reversing last month’s -0.2 %. Consensus is for payrolls to grow by 235,000 but that is in line with the average of the last six months so it will have to be a strong number to give some substance to the more hawkish voices on the… 692 more words