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Analysis: JPMorgan dips into cookie jar to offset "London Whale" losses
2012-05-29 15:48:00
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has sold an estimated $25 billion of profitable securities in an effort to prop up earnings after suffering trading losses tied to the bank's now-infamous "London Whale," compounding the cost of those trades. CEO Jamie Dimon earlier this month said the bank sold corporate bonds and other securities, pocketing $1 billion in gains that will help offset more than $2 billion in losses. As a result, the bank will not have to report as big an earnings hit for the second quarter. ...
News: ICMP - Institute?s end of year showcase at renowned London venue ?Pro
2012-05-21 21:32:00
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance is delighted to announce their End of Year Showcase event will this year be held at the renowned Proud Galleries in Camden on Tuesday 5th June. Proud Camden is located in the 200-year-old Grade II Listed Horse Hospital in the Stables Market, Camden. Adorned by images of rock royalty throughout, the venue has been systematically designed and painstakingly restored. Proud is known for its commitment to programming the very best live music - Jessie J, Peter Doherty, Dizzee Rascal, The Kooks, Stereophonics, and Johnny Borrell have all played intimate sets there. And recent performers at the venue have included Ed Sheeran, Dirty Pretty Things, Lethal Bizzle, The Enemy, Lykke Li, Vivian Girls, Black Lips, Manchester Orchestra and I Blame Coco. The Institute will be taking over Proud?s ?New Bands on the Block? for the day and evening with over 25 acts playing in the Main Room and the Terrace, from 1:00pm-11:30pm, followed by student DJs unt...
Devin Townsend: live in London 2011
2012-05-19 11:42:00
November last year the Devin Townsend Project played four epic shows in London performing one of their albums in its entirety each night. All shows were professionally recorded for a DVD release and here's your first sneak peek at the footage.  The official release dates have been set for June 18th for Europe and June 19th for North America through HevyDevy Records / InsideOut Music Pre-orders are now available via www.cmdistro.com and the Amazons of this world. (Has soon-to-be-president Ziltoid hidden some secrets on these discs? Those lucky enough to attend the London DVD Screening on June 5th will be the first the find out...) DTP - By A Thread - Live in London 2011 - Video Teaser
SMX Advanced Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012
2012-05-14 16:41:00
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Paid Search & Analytics Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012
2012-05-14 16:39:00
Yesterday at SMX London was full of information and handy tips on Paid Search and Analytics. There were four sessions: Winning The Click: Creating Great Paid Search Ads – giving ...© SEOptimise - Download our free business guide to blogging whitepaper and sign-up for the SEOptimise monthly newsletter. Paid Search & Analytics Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012 Related posts: SMX Advanced Tips &Takeaways | SMX London 2012 SEO & Social Media Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012 116 Best Tips from SES London 2012!
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SEO & Social Media Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012
2012-05-14 16:38:00
The second day of SMX started with a panelist discussion on social shares, and top tips on how marketers are truly going to be influential. Here are the top takeaways ...© SEOptimise - Download our free business guide to blogging whitepaper and sign-up for the SEOptimise monthly newsletter. SEO & Social Media Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012 Related posts: SMX Advanced Tips &Takeaways | SMX London 2012 Paid Search & Analytics Tips & Takeaways | SMX London 2012 116 Best Tips from SES London 2012!
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Soldiers shot by Afghan police were British: London
2012-05-13 11:14:00
Two soldiers shot dead in southern Afghanistan by local police officers were British, the Ministry of Defence confirmed on Sunday a day after the killings.
Google Campus in London Featuring Socializing Spaces and Informal Areas
2012-05-12 11:43:00
Architects Shaun Fernandes and Markus Nonn of Jump Studios… collaborated on developing the interior design of Google Campus in London. The seven-story working and event space has a total area of 2,300 square meters and displays quite a few playful details, suited for an environment encouraging creativity: “Much of the architectural focus has been on opening up and connecting theYou're reading Google Campus in London Featuring Socializing Spaces and Informal Areas originally posted on Freshome. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Freshome on Twitter, Facebook and Google+
Virgin Atlantic Brings AeroMobile Service to London-New York Flights [In-fl
2012-05-12 05:57:00
Frequent fliers certainly appreciate the fact that more and more airlines are ready to offer mobile and Wi-Fi services aboard their flights. And while such services were initially available only on certain domestic flights in certain countries, it looks like Virgin Atlantic Airways is ready to bring them to some ...
'London Whale' behind JP Morgan's $2B loss?
2012-05-11 21:40:00
Perhaps the most surprising thing about a man who was able to move trillion dollar markets in a single bet, is that we know so little about him. Especially when everyone has known what he was up to for weeks.
Olympia torch lighting starts London countdown
2012-05-10 13:43:00
On a warm and sunny day at the site of the ancient Olympics, actress Ino Menegaki, playing the high priestess, appealed to sun God Apollo and needed only a few seconds to ignite the torch at the ruins of the Temple of Hera with the help of a parabolic mirror.
Galaxy III Is Samsung?s Olympic Games Phone in London, with NFC, But No Wir
2012-05-10 07:51:00
The Samsung Galaxy S III was officially announced last week during a special Samsung media event that took place in London, the capital of the 2012 Olympic Games this summer. And Samsung wants to make the most of this handset especially during the popular sporting event that will attract plenty ...
London mayor's win a relief to Cameron after dismal polls
2012-05-05 11:14:00
Boris Johnson was re-elected mayor of Olympic host city London late Friday to the relief Prime Minister David Cameron, after his Conservative Party took a beating in mid-term local elections.
Boris Johnson re-elected mayor of London
2012-05-05 01:02:00
London's rumpled, comic and often outright offensive Boris Johnson has been declared the winner of a surprisingly close mayoral race in the British capital.
Best restaurants for an affordable brunch in central London
2012-05-04 16:55:00
By Nina Derham in London— If your accommodation in London doesn’t include breakfast, then a hearty brunch can be a great way to set yourself up for a busy day of sightseeing. It also saves you from splashing the cash on two separate meals. As if that weren’t reason enough, it’s also darn tasty and a great way to recover from a heavy night out. London is awash with options for brunch, but steer clear of the pricey smart hotels that target tourists and head to some of these local’s favorites instead: The Diner's Soho location. Photo: Ewan-M The Diner 18 Ganton Street W1F 6BU Web site Tucked away just off London’s Carnaby Street and a safe distance from the bustle of Oxford Street, The Diner offers all-American indulgence in the form of tasty all-day breakfasts and shakes to those in need of a little TLC. Pancake stacks, muffins, huevos rancheros and omelettes stuffed with all the ingredients you could wish for grace the menu, making it the ideal re...
San Jose Fashion Week left a comment for allPhoto London
2012-05-04 00:05:00
San Jose Fashion Week left a comment for allPhoto London
Woman Within, Roaman?s, Jessica London Now Offering International Shipping
2012-05-03 15:36:00
New York, NY ? May 3, 2012 ? Woman Within®, Roaman?s®, Jessica London® and KingSize®, plus size apparel brands in the portfolio of Redcats USA?s OneStopPlus Group, have officially launched international shipping on all of its websites ? WomanWithin.com, Roamans.com, JessicaLondon.com and KingSizeDirect.com. This important project is a result of customer feedback expressing a need ...Woman Within, Roaman’s, Jessica London Now Offering International Shipping To More Than 90 Countries is a post from: Plus Size Clothing Scoop by Pasazz.net You may NOT republish content from Pasazz.net without my prior permission!
May 2, 1952: First Commercial Jet Flies From London to Johannesburg
2012-05-02 14:25:00
From Wired Top Stories: A de Havilland Comet, flying for British Overseas Airways Corporation, becomes the first jet aircraft to enter commercial service, carrying passengers from London to Johannesburg, South Africa. Read the whole article
Book Review: ?Let?s Take the Kids to London? by David S. White
2012-05-01 16:35:00
Having traveled to Europe several times (including to London) with our own children (aged 8 and 10 at the time), we have a pretty good idea of how to see London with ... Related posts:London Eye and the Thames – London, England – Daily PhotoLondon Eye – London, England – Daily PhotoThe London Eye, London, England – Video Episode 48
Apartment blocks may host missiles for London Olympics
2012-04-29 17:13:00
Surface-to-air missiles could be stationed on the rooftops of an apartment block in east London as part of Britain's air defenses for the Olympics, the country's military confirmed Sunday.
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2012-04-29 09:00:00
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Man arrested after armed siege in London
2012-04-27 18:50:00
The suspect at the center of a three-hour siege that shut down part of a busy section of central London on Friday has been arrested, police said.
50% Off Jessica London Plus Size Dresses
2012-04-27 09:00:00
Shop Jessica London's Spring Sale and save 50% on plus size dresses. Choose from a variety of styles for work, weekends or a night on the town. Free standard shipping on orders of $50 or more.Expires May 4, 2012
5 Ways to Escape London for a Relaxing Getaway
2012-04-25 14:00:00
Mark shares 5 popular ways to escape London, including spa breaks, coastal retreats and camping trips.--------- Join Travel Blog Success today and learn to build a better travel blog. Membership includes 27 tutorials, 12 expert audio interviews, private support forum, and much more.
FASHION C. N. liked Konrad Wolfenstein's blog post 'Rare London L
2012-04-25 05:08:00
FASHION C. N. liked Konrad Wolfenstein's blog post 'Rare London Launches Fantastic New Website To Celebrate Rebrand'
London: Israeli Sniper Awarded Silver
2012-04-23 22:19:00
London: Israeli Sniper Awarded Silver: Yes, it would have been glorious if Sergey Richter secured the gold, but either way earning the silver metal is quite a feat in my honest opinion. Richter scored 597 points out of a possible 600 in the early 10-meter air rifle standing competition. But after scoring a perfect 100 points in his first two final sets, he missed a shot and scored 99 points in the third. His fourth set was perfect, but his fifth left him at a disadvantage. Still, once in the finales Richter was able to add 104.1 points to his score and win the silver medal. (Ynet News) For those wondering, Edmond Piasecki from France won the gold. Ynet does mention a few other Israeli?s who also competed (although none scored as high as Richter).
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Kipsang, Keitany of Kenya win London Marathon
2012-04-22 14:07:00
Kenyan marathon runners showed their superiority ahead of the Olympics on Sunday, with Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany coasting to victory in London to virtually assure themselves of selection for the games.
25% Off Skirts, Pants, and More from Jessica London
2012-04-20 09:00:00
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Fashion Studio liked Fashion Studio's blog post 'LONDON, UK - WOL
2012-04-20 03:23:00
Fashion Studio liked Fashion Studio's blog post 'LONDON, UK - WOLF & BADGER LAUNCH PARTY'
Gay Family Treated Like Second Class Citizens at London Heathrow
2012-04-19 22:47:00
Two gay dads traveling with their children claim they were humiliated by border officials who refused to believe they were BOTH parents. Seething civil partners Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow said ?horrendous homophobia? confronted them when they landed with three of their five kids at Heathrow. Businessman Tony, 47, said yesterday: ?The woman asked who I was. When I told her I was their father, she asked who ?he? was, looking at Barrie. ?When I said he was my civil partner and also the children?s father, she sneered and said it was ?biologically impossible? for us to be their parents. "It was horrendous ? it made my blood boil. We travel abroad a lot and this has never happened. ?We?ve faced homophobia before but it was like going back in time.? Tony and Barrie, 42, made history in 2000 after they traveled to the US and used donated eggs and a surrogate mother to have twins.Saffron and Aspen became the first children in Britain to be registered with two dads and no mother after a c...
Chris Broderick, Dave Mustaine: Megadeth announce special London show
2012-04-18 00:06:00
Chris Broderick Megadeth announce a very special one-off show @ London's Electric Ballroom on 6/12:
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2012-04-16 09:00:00
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London Accommodation Tips
2012-04-11 07:45:00
If you?ve never paid a visit to London before, and are wondering what part of the city you should look for a hotel room in, there are a few things to consider. If you?d like to see the usual tourist attractions (and of course, as a first-time visitor you?re likely to want to see Buckingham ...
ANIMALS INSIDE OUT
2012-04-09 18:20:00
The Natural History Museum in London explores the inner workings of animals with their latest exhibition Animals Inside Out. Very similar to its popular human counterpart, The Bodies Exhibition, the show features some very well-preserved specimens whose fluids are replaced by hard polymer to keep intact. Fans and visitors have until September 16, 2012 to check this one out!
J Alvarez entrevista in London with URBAN FLOW
2012-04-05 13:59:00
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London: 3 bakeries with delicious brownies, cupcakes and other sweet treats
2012-04-04 20:47:00
By Nina Derham in London— If you are going to let loose your indulgent side in London then there’s no better time than Easter. Whether or not you’ve spent the last 12 weeks on a chocolate ban (like your author here has), London’s cake shops and patisseries are at their most tempting around this time of year. No matter the season, here’s my pick of the best places to indulge your sweet tooth: Konditer and Cook Various locations around London Website Few places will get your mouth watering as much as Konditer and Cook. This small-scale London chain is like Willy Wonka’s playground and you have to be very strong willed not to go in and sample everything! Take your pick from the amazingly chocolatey offerings at the brownie bar or the individual lemon flavored “magic cakes.” Or you could opt for any number of cakes, from traditional Victoria sponge, to the amazing banoffee pie. Alternatively, go for a traditional Easter hot cross bun or one of the qui...
Day Tripping In London Town
2012-04-02 22:37:00
If you are in the lucky position of being in the process of planning a day trip to London town, then heed my advice carefully as I am a frequent day tripper to the capital and so can offer you exceptionally accurate advice about where you should head to sate your desire for a taste ...
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2012-03-30 09:00:00
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HOT SHOT - RIHANNA IN LONDON
2012-03-30 01:41:00
I'm loving this candid taken of Rihanna as the singer (and most recently actress) leaves the Mandarin Hotel in London. Ri Ri is across the pond promoting the movie Battleship. Blackberry and iPhone combo in hand! imagery: FameFlynet
butter LONDON Launches LIPPY Lipglosses Collection for Spring 2012
2012-03-29 13:30:00
This season, butter LONDON? will expand their hold on colour with the launch of LIPPY, a range of long-wearing, lacquer-like lip glosses in shades to match their famous nail lacquers. With the launch of Lippy, butter LONDON is further cementing their stake in color and broadening their product availability. LIPPY will launch with five bespoke ...
Titanic 3D's London Premiere
2012-03-29 11:53:00
Titanic 3D's London PremiereCameron & Winslet reunitedPrior to its release in 1997, the prevailing wisdom had it that you're as like have angels fly outta yer arse as see Titanic back on the big screen 15 years later, and in 3D. How times change, both for the film and the format. Titanic became the biggest film of all time* and the stereoscopic version premiered in London last night to huge excitement. The premiere last night, in the somehow appropriate surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall, saw James Cameron, Billy Zane and Kate Winslet reunite to show that, far across the spaces and distance between them, their collective heart goes on. So that's nice. It was good, too, to see that Cameron wasn't suffering any agoraphobia after his record-breaking trip to the lowest point on the Earth's surface when he descended the Marianas Trench last weekend.For those feeling nostalgic about the film, we've thrown in a couple of pictures from Titanic's original 1...
MLB eyes London Olympic stadium for baseball games (Yahoo! Sports)
2012-03-28 18:58:00
London’s Olympic Stadium is in the running to host a regular-season Major League Baseball game. American officials have been looking in Europe for years to find a facility with the right dimensions and seating capacity for regular-season games. Clive Russell of MLB International tells The Associated Press that the London stadium, “the way it’s built, ...
Spring 2012 Foundation Collection from Rimmel London Preview
2012-03-28 14:47:00
Rimmel London Spring Foundation 2012 Collection includes  Fix & Perfect Pro Primer, Match perfection Foundation, Clean finish Foundation, Match Perfection Concealer.     Match Perfection FOUNDATION WHAT IT IS: Your skin, perfectly matched! WHAT IT DOES:  Match Perfection Foundation, from Rimmel London, blends seamlessly into skin for undetectable coverage that goes on smooth and lasts ...
London Hotels during the Olympics? Consider hostels and camping!
2012-03-27 16:31:00
By Tom Meyers— Finding affordable hotels in London during this summer’s Olympic games is turning into a sport itself, as many hotels are pumping up their rates 100 percent or more during the event, which takes place July 27 – August 12, 2012. All is not lost for Olympic-bound Cheapos, however. Here are a few suggestions for cheap-ish places to sleep in London during the summer games: Bunk it at the Clink. Youth hostels If you don’t mind sleeping in a dorm room with other visitors, there are several hostels in London that still show availability during the game dates. The Generator Hostel, which boasts a party-vibe (complete with bouncer and thumping music) and a Bloomsbury location, still has dorm rooms available for $70, and private quad rooms (with shared bath) for a not-so-cheapo $314. These rates are for August 1-3, 2012, and are about twice what they cost for the first week in July. The Clink 261, located near the Generator in the King’s Cross neighbor...
The 2012 London Olympics with Pampers & Kerri Walsh (Giveaway)
2012-03-27 12:56:00
The 2012 London Olympics will be here before you know it and Pampers is teaming up with two-time Olympic Games Gold medalist (Beach Volleyball) and Team USA athlete, Kerri Walsh, to help introduce Limited Edition ?USA? diapers and wipes, which will be hitting shelves this April. I never realized how physically active babies actually are ...
Some ideas for spring dates in London
2012-03-26 10:36:00
It’s spring! The sun is shining and if you’re suddenly feeling more in the mood for love, then you’re definitely not alone. You can totally cash in on the nice weather by getting out in the sun with your date and doing springy things. Personally, I love a picnic in the park and considering the ... Related posts:5 first date location ideasGuest post: Best Foods to eat on a date in springDating in London
Istanbul property 'will outperform real estate in London'
2012-03-26 02:00:00
Istanbul is likely to experience stronger capital and rental growth in 2012 than London. Colordarcy, a property investment firm, has highlighted the advantages of buying real estate in Turkey rather than opting for assets in the UK's largest city. The organisation stressed the fact that rental growth in London appears to be slowing, citing figures from the Financial Times indicating net yields on properties in sought-after locations stand at approximately 5.5 per cent. In comparison, yields of 8.5 per cent are achievable on Istanbul's prime real estate, while the cost of buying a home in the Turkish city is less than half of what it is in the British capital. Property price growth of 15 per cent or more is anticipated in Istanbul this year, meaning it will match or beat the figure recorded in 2011, the firm asserted. Knight Frank recently ranked Turkey in seventh position in its Global House Price Index, revealing the value of real estate in the nation as a whole climbed by 7...
London to Melbourne Centenary Air Race - 80 Days That Changed Our Lives - A
2012-03-23 23:07:00
via abc.net.au Incredible. We think nothing of getting on a long distance plane now. Much more challenging then. Posted via email from poobumwee's posterous
SMX London 2012 Interview with Danny Sullivan
2012-03-23 08:54:00
With SMX London coming up in May, we were lucky enough to get a chance to ask Danny Sullivan some questions ahead of the conference. Image credit: Flickr Firstly, great ...© SEOptimise - Download our free business guide to blogging whitepaper and sign-up for the SEOptimise monthly newsletter. SMX London 2012 Interview with Danny Sullivan Related posts: 15% Discount Code for SMX Advanced London 2012 BrightonSEO 2012 Interview with Kelvin Newman SAScon 2012 Interview with Pete Young
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Restaurants in Earls Court, London
2012-03-22 08:02:00
I stayed in the Earls Court area of London last year. I arrived at my aparthotel too early to get access, so decided to do a reccy of Earls Court restaurants with the dual purpose of finding somewhere to eat lunch and dinner. One of our sons had been seconded to his employer’s London office, so ...Restaurants in Earls Court, London What to see Europe from the Europe a la Carte Travel Blog. Copyrighted content published on Europe a la Carte.
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