Insurance Now and Then

The inflation of the past year and its countermeasures have impacted most sectors of the economy – particularly finance. One area that has overall escaped public discussion is insurance. This is surprising given that some types of policies – especially home insurance...

Contracts and Talent: Why Some Actors Don’t Enjoy their Success

Some actors, musicians and creative people enjoy a brief period of success and instant wealth only to fall on hard times later. Some, like Mozart, were successful for the whole duration of their lives but, due to poor financial management, constantly found themselves...

Car Shortages, Online Platforms and IPOs

One among many phenomena seen since 2020 is the shortage of semiconductors and other IT components which, in turn led to a shortage of new cars as chip makers chose to sell their existing stock to producers of home electronics rather than automotive manufacturers....

Michael Dell: On the Fortune List at Age 27

While receiving less news coverage than fellow IT entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, the founder of Dell Technologies Inc. boasts a remarkable life story and a career that saw him make the Fortune magazine List before his 30th birthday; by the time he was...

Broadband and Telephony in 2022

While many businesses saw their balance sheets rebound in 2021, some had remained profitable throughout 2020, which for most was an annus horribilis. One sector that, like e-commerce, was at the centre of the coping strategies of individuals and companies alike is...