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Dan Davies
Senior Research Advisor, Frontline Analysts. Economics, finance, jokes. Warning: often a high output feed.
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Dan Davies 42m
Golf was invented by the gods, to get the people who need to be hit by lightning out into the open.
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Alastair Winter 56m
Surely Varoufakis was/is right IMF/ECB/EU Com will do any deal that avoids Grexit but cannot fund it
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Dan Davies 46m
The "final stretch" is what a hangman's noose gives you...
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Dan Davies 49m
it's a fake site apparently
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lpolinsky 57m
You do know that's a fake site / fake story, right?
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Dan Davies 49m
No I didn't!
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Dan Davies 1h
In fairness the first bit is true. The second... according to my meter readings, not so true
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Lorcan Roche Kelly 1h
Shorter Tsipras: The problem is previous gov's fault. Any failure to find a solution is EU's fault. < (which illustrates the problem well)
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Dan Davies 1h
Show me a place that's got a zero-tolerance policy and I'll show you a place that's had meetings to draft a policy
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Dan Davies 1h
Is there a scientific name for the soft, sludgey, semi-metallic clay which they use to make the tips of Phillips screwdrivers?
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Dan Davies 1h
I've got a lady at the door, says she's from the EU Competition Commission
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Dan Davies 2h
Fwiw, at the height of my old team's success/arrogance, it was always Matt's team at Deutsche who we were scared of
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AM 2h
and then they will jail a day trader causing 2017 "flash" crash in EGB's from his home!!
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and Barclays done the repo chop too!two main liquidity providers in the European market!
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Dan Davies 2h
Maybe sometime "what is it about Deutsche Bank's management culture which kills asset management franchises?" (Whatever it is, it works)
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Dan Davies 2h
I'm not saying the DBK equities business model is uniquely dysfunctional or even all that bad. But it's not a basis for their aspiration
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Dan Davies 2h
This means the franchise ends up being dependent on a small number of smart and politically astute long timers. Who are really good btw
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Dan Davies 2h
So Deutsche typically picks up good people, for over-the-odds money, with absurd performance targets, and loses them quickly
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Dan Davies 2h
Over time, equities personnel in London have grown rather cynical about Deutsche's feast-or-famine approach. I think this does affect hiring
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Dan Davies 2h
Or it's "well we're great in FICC so the problem in equities can't be our management! These guys are no good, sack a load of people!"
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