Category Archive: 1.) FT Alphaville on CHF

Is capitalism broken? | Guy Standing, Izabella Kaminska, Jamie Whyte, and Steven King

Guy Standing, Jamie Whyte, Izabella Kaminska and Stephen King debate if we can save capitalism. Watch the full debate at https://iai.tv/video/is-capitalism-broken-democracy-reform?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description It is just twenty-five years since Fukuyama’s claim, taken seriously at the time, that capitalism and liberal democracy had won, and represented the endpoint of cultural advance. Instead, after a decade of stagnation...

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The power of money, the 2008 crash, and the next economic crisis | Izabella Kaminska

Is the economy rigged against the working class, and is a new crash inevitable? Izabella Kaminska lifts the lid on the world of finance Find more debates and talks at iai.tv After the financial crisis in 2008, tigher regulations were imposed to curb bankers’ behaviour. But 12 years on, are the regulators now serving the …

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Is greed good? | Brian Eno, Izabella Kaminska, Guy Standing, Mark Littlewood

Brian Eno, Izabella Kaminska, Guy Standing, and Mark Littlewood debate the value of greed. Watch the full debate at https://iai.tv/video/has-greed-got-the-better-of-us-consumer-culture?stage=Stage&utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description 150 years ago life was short and luxuries scarce. Fast forward to today and life is long and affluent. So why are we still unfulfilled? Is it human nature to be dissatisfied with our lot …...

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FT expertise in FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance programmes: Izabella Kaminska

In a volatile world, business leaders need a deeper understanding of the issues behind the headlines. You’re looking for answers to complex questions on the major topics of the day that are having an impact on your business. Financial Times journalists have the knowledge, clear thinking and insights to help you develop better leaders. In …

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Every country will be digital – John Chambers & Izabella Kaminska at Web Summit 2016

This panel includes John Chambers of Cisco Systems and Izabella Kaminska of Financial Times. We are currently going through the biggest digital transition in history and if companies and countries don’t adapt they will die. What needs to be done to make sure countries and companies do not get left behind in this changing landscape? …

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Evidence Matters: The Role of Evidence in Uncertain Times; Izabella Kaminska

Read our blog on the seminar here: http://www.iffresearch.com/evidence-matters/ On the 17th of November 2016 IFF gathered an audience of users and producers of evidence at RSA House to discuss how we can use our influence to make progress in the face of uncertainty. The event featured talks from a host of leading industry experts and …

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Fintech 2016 Röportajları | Izabella Kaminska



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FT Alphaville Izabella Kaminska interviews Geoffrey Brian West.

FT Alphaville’s Izabella Kaminska interviews theoretical physicist Geoffrey Brian West 2016, Festival of Finance. Camp Alphaville.

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Fintech 2016 Röportajları: Izabella Kaminska

FT Alphaville’den Izabella Kaminska, Fintech ve Blockchain endüstrileri hakkındaki fikirlerini paylaştı.

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Izabella Kaminska: Uberisation of the Economy: Gosplan 2.0.

SERIES 2.2: POST-CAPITALISM 7 MAR – IZABELLA KAMNISKA (FINANCIAL TIMES): UBERISATION OF THE ECONOMY: GOSPLAN 2.0 The sharing economy isn’t what you think it is. Nor is the platform economy. Furthermore, we’ve been here before. Last time it was under the guise of ‘red plenty’. Could we be sleep walking our way into a technocratic …

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Tristan Fletcher and Izabella Kaminska – artificial intelligence in financial markets

Tristan Fletcher and Izabella Kaminska speaking at Playfair Capital’s Machine Intelligence 2015 event in London. Tristan Fletcher heads up the machine learning team at Thought Machine – a startup revolutionizing personal finance with AI. He’s an expert in applying state of the art machine learning techniques in the practical domain: from algorithmic trading, portfolio management, …

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Death of an FX punter

terriegym: Ive came back to my computer and Alpari have closed all my trades, loosing over $1000 off of my current balance, anyone got any idea what may have happened!!! they arent answering the phone!!

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The liquidity monster and FXCM

As we have already pointed out about Thursday’s unprecedented Swiss franc move following the SNB’s announcement about removing its 1.20 euro level floor and introducing a -0.75 per cent interest rate regime, the real story to pay attention to is what...

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What did the SNB do to EURCHF options markets?

The Swiss National Bank made G10 FX a lot more fun to watch today. One interesting thing is how the options markets responded. Via Jared Woodard of BGC, here’s a chart comparing the move in one-week implied volatility in the exchange rate between the...

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The SNB and the Russia/oil connection

A quick post to collate a few side theories on the reasons, justifications and consequences of the SNB move. Simon Derrick at BNY Mellon is first to point out that the euro floor/chf celing was leaving an open door to safe haven flows from Russia by ...

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When FX wars become negative interest wars

Beat Siegenthaler, FX strategist at UBS, has been wondering about what the Swiss National Bank may do if the ECB’s measures to weaken the euro begin to test its 1.20 EURCHF floor. He notes, for example, that there has already been a marked divergence...

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Franc-ly we’re delighted, said the SNB

Here’s the Swiss franc at its weakest level against the euro since the Swiss National Bank put its cap into place in September 2011: The euro hit SFr1.2485 on Thursday, up 3.3 per cent since the 10th of January and back to levels not seen since May 2...

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The wonders of the FX universe

Dark matter may more commonly be associated with physics, space exploration and Professor Brian Cox, but, according to Deutsche Bank’s FX strategist George Saravelos, there’s a good chance that it’s becoming a recognisable force in the world of forei...

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‘Negative’ has such unfairly negative connotations

Dear people, ATTENTION: HEAD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/NETWORKMANAGEMENT/TREASURY AND/OR CASH MANAGEMENT FURTHER TO OUR SWIFT DATED 26 08 2011 PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT DUE TO THE CONTINUED PREVAILING MARKET SITUATION AFFECTING THE SWISS FRANC, WE HAVE...

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The Swiss National Bank straddle

It’s Swiss National Bank reserve figures Wednesday! That glorious day when we get to see how exactly the ingredients of the SNB’s cake have changed. Or to put it more literally, how have they been dealing with the masses of euro assets they are colle...

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