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The Evil Diaries: APR, Plus500 and the Israelis

The Evil Diaries: APR, Plus500 and the Israelis

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My longstanding colleague, Lucian Miers, notes that APR’s 17%  shareholder GE (General Electric Co) is not named as party to a prospective bid for APR, whose assets are mostly what was GE’s power rental business and which APR acquired in 2013 for $314 m of which $250m was in APR paper valued at £10 per…

The Evil Diaries: “to fill the world with fools”

The Evil Diaries: “to fill the world with fools”

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It has always been my view that government agency after government agency is dedicated quite pointlessly to protecting us from ourselves. This is not a new idea. I have been today passed the following: “The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.” – Herbert Spencer, English…

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