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Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen
by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Sat Aug 3rd, 2019 at 11:28:20 AM EST
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Kristalina Georgieva, the World Bank`s chief executive, was selected by European governments as their candidate to head the International Monetary Fund following an acrimonious process in which the result was initially contested by some member states.


Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen
by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Sat Aug 3rd, 2019 at 11:32:34 AM EST
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DICTION CORNER: Business Continuity Planning
BCPs are an important part of any business. Threats and disruptions mean a loss of revenue and higher costs, which leads to a drop in profitability. And businesses can't rely on insurance [BWAH!] alone because it doesn't cover all the costs and the customers who move to the competition.
< wipes tears >
Aside from Bloomberg boilerplate TROPES, I note with interest in the article Georgieva's short-form c.v. ticks more than a few boxes, indicating subject matter experience with "investment hurdles" not normally associated with crazy IMF institutional knowledge and ahhh leadership.

archived
deck chairs
presidency [sic] recently went to [US] American David Malpass. uh oh.
waves
The odious World Bank is a subsidiary of the IMF. Few care who is the chief of the WB. The principle functions of this institution is (1) lead generation to borrowers and (2) supplementary IMF loan creation and reporting.


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Aug 3rd, 2019 at 12:46:14 PM EST
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Oh, I see Dieselbum said it first.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen
by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Sat Aug 3rd, 2019 at 11:33:56 AM EST
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I read that Sweden and The Netherlands at first blocked Georgieva as the votes were insufficient to get her elected and due to her age. Apparently the UK was taken by surprise as their two late candidates were rejected ... the UK abstained. Dijsselbloem saved the Union 😉 by stepping back as candidate. Georgieva wins by default ... the EU is clearly divided. Mark Rutte and the Dutch are out if favor ... firstly with Timmermans and now for the IMF position.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Sat Aug 3rd, 2019 at 11:59:10 AM EST
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file in de basement of intrigue/Rutte

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Aug 3rd, 2019 at 12:47:19 PM EST
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