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Tag: Financial Times

  • Lost your job in the City?

    About a month ago I found an ad in the Financial Times aimed at former brokers, presumably now wannabe writers. Unstylish but conveniently located next to the “Best Books of 2008”, I found it ackward that a “best-selling author who has published more than 20 best-sellers” would offer his services in such a way. Yes, for a…

  • It’s Not Lonely at the Top, just very very Exclusive.

    [Sent in as a part of the Peter Martin Fellowship – Financial Times] With this catch phrase a stylish two-page ad promotes the yet-to-be-stylish apartments located at One Madison Square (NY). With almost all apartments sold, the estimated $44 million penthouse is set to break any record. Among the many celebrities apparently discovering New York…