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The Economist | Insights Weekly Digest: Seismic shifts in investment management.

Weekly Digest Issue #40 This week we examine fundamental changes in the UK investment management industry; we consider talent as an increasingly critical differentiator of corporate performance; and we invite you to The World in Gala Dinner. Analysis Asset managers are adapting to demands from UK investors for increasingly global products  Seismic shifts in investment management  is a Deloitte report written by the EIU, which analyses the drivers behind the fundamental changes in the UK investment management industry. Download full report → 25 Social Business Leaders Download → FTAs: fantastic, fine or futile? Download → The G20 e-Trade Readiness Index Read more → Untethered employees Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Three critical talent conversations for every board of directors “ Talent is an increasingly critical differentiator of corporate performance. ” Jean Martin,  Executive Director, Talent Solu

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH August 9, 2014: Koos Jansen: Chinese gold demand 1,094 tonnes this year; silver premium at record | Money printing, Ukraine, disease make Sprott wary of stocks and bonds.

Koos Jansen: Chinese gold demand 1,094 tonnes this year; silver premium at record Submitted by cpowell on  Saturday, August 9, 2014.    Saturday, August 9, 2014 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Through July gold offtake for the year on the Shanghai Gold Exchange reached nearly 1,100 tonnes, gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today. Meanwhile, Jansen adds, silver futures on the Shanghai Futures Exchange are priced at a premium of 8 percent to spot silver in London. His analysis is posted at Bullion Star here: https://www.bullionstar.com/ article/chinese%20gold% 20demand%201094%20mt%... ________________________________________________________________________ Money printing, Ukraine, disease make Sprott wary of stocks and bonds Submitted by cpowell on  Saturday, August 9, 2014. Section:  Daily Dispatches Saturday, August 9, 2014 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In his weekly review with Sprott Money News, Sprott Asset Management

NYT | Today's Headlines - August 9, 2014: Top News: U.S. Jets and Drones Attack Militants in Iraq, Hoping to Stop Advance

Most Popular   |   Video   |   My Account Today's Headlines Saturday, August 9, 2014 Top News U.S. Jets and Drones Attack Militants in Iraq, Hoping to Stop Advance By ALISSA J. RUBIN, TIM ARANGO and HELENE COOPER American warplanes launched airstrikes against Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Friday, destroying rebel positions around Erbil, the Kurdish capital. Fear of 'Another Benghazi' Drove White House to Airstrikes in Iraq By MARK LANDLER, ALISSA J. RUBIN, MARK MAZZETTI and HELENE COOPER Interviews with multiple officials in the Obama administration paint a portrait of a president forced by the unexpectedly rapid deterioration of security in Iraq to abandon his longstanding reluctance to use military force. New Fighting a Bid for Leverage as a Gaza Cease-Fire Expires By JODI RUDOREN and ISABEL KERSHNER Israel and Palestinian militants resumed cross-border air assaults after a three-day cease-fire expired, but the renewed viol