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World in 2014 still heading towards a record hot year

October 23, 2014 - 11:14 -- Admin

The relative plateauing of world temperatures since the late 1990s has become the major argument of those who argue that global warming is nonsense. But I wonder what they will say if 2014 turn out to be a new record high point? Personally I’m looking forward to Andrew Bolt’s explanation.And an explanation is looking more and more likely.

Are women better decision makers? Forget the glass ceiling – think about the glass cliff.

October 20, 2014 - 11:23 -- Admin
  • Are Women Better Decision Makers? – “Credit Suisse examined almost 2,400 global corporations from 2005 to 2011 — including the years directly preceding and following the financial crisis — and found that large-cap companies with at least one woman on their boards outperformed comparable companies with all-male boards by 26 percent.

So you think we are doing it tough. Well the figures say Australians continue to be the world’s wealthiest people

October 16, 2014 - 22:17 -- Admin

The annual survey by Credit Suisse continues to show that Australia has the world’s highest median wealth per capita adult. The Global Wealth Report 2014  shows Australia at the top of the list for the fifth consecutive year with wealth of $US 225,000, far above Belgium in second place.