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Premier League investments in the football financial frenzy

Premier League investments in the football financial frenzy

6 mins. to read

I kicked off writing about football and economics back in February, hot on the heels of the English Premier League clubs spending a record £950 million on player transfer fees. I also suggested that if current trends continue, we could well see the first £1 billion player within the next 20 years. While Gareth Bale’s…

A Wunch of Bankers and TV Winners

A Wunch of Bankers and TV Winners

3 mins. to read

Two profit announcements today that are quite interesting… First off: Barclays (BARC). I wrote about banks in my blog of July 16th. Barclays did reasonably well out of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. They picked up Lehman assets for a song and sold them in the last reporting period, making almost £500 million profit. The…

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