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Der vermutlich älteste Investmentbanker macht sich keine Sorgen um die Zukunft:
The stock market is imploding, Europe is on the brink and, if the doomsayers are to be believed, we could be headed for a double-dip recession.
None of that worries Irving Kahn, perhaps the world’s oldest working investment banker. “There are a lot of opportunities out there, and one shouldn’t complain, unless you don’t have good health,” says Kahn.
At 105, Kahn might well be the last man on earth who can speak authoritatively on both longevity and making money amid a historic market meltdown.
Ein Amerikaner wundert sich, dass es in London so wenige Tote gegeben hat.
To an American visiting London, one of the more striking aspects of last week’s riots was how few people died. Not including the police shooting death that touched off the original disturbance, five deaths have been attributed to the riots and looting. By contrast, 53 people died in the rioting that followed the acquittal of police officers in the beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles in 1992.