December 29th, 2009

Mr. Twister

За двадцать пять лет страна проделала огромный путь

На этот раз меры по преодолению пьянства и алкоголизма, искоренению самогоноварения обсуждаются в Блумберге финансовыми аналитиками водочного сектора с точки зрения динамики продаж в разных фирмах. В 1985 году такого нельзя было даже представить!

TOP NEWS -- Medvedev is fighting the world’s highest per-capita alcohol consumption by targeting the production and availability of bootlegged vodka and imposing minimum prices on store shelves. The measures will probably nudge more drinkers toward the mid- priced vodkas produced by Synergy and closely held Russian Alcohol Group, according to analysts.

“The whole push is about reducing alcohol consumption, but it could spur a flight to quality brands that will benefit these local distillers,” said Simon Hales, an analyst at Evolution Securities Ltd. in London. “If people suddenly can’t buy the illegal stuff for half the price, they’ll naturally trade up.”
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Новости индустрии

WSJ -- That same year, employees arrived at Galleon's morning meeting to a surprise: In the conference room was a dwarf whom Mr. Rajaratnam introduced as an analyst hired to cover "small-cap" stocks. He was, in fact, an actor hired for an April Fool's Day gag."
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Мммм, кузины... математика... образование...

Ex-Hedge Fund Analyst Finds Calling On YouTube -- "My cousin Nadia was having trouble placing into the pre-algebra class," Khan tells NPR's Robert Siegel. "So I talked to Nadia a little bit, and I said, 'How about you and me do some remote tutoring after I come home from work and you come home from school? We'll get a conference call going, and maybe we'll use instant messenger or we'll find something else.' "

Аналогичный случай произошел с Льюисом Керролом; тогда еще можно было фотографировать.
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