Glencore got carried away by the allure of debt – and found itself in a whole pile of trouble. It’s a warning buy-to-let landlords would do well to heed.
Articles written by Bengt Saelensminde
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Leaving the euro is exactly what Greece needs – but this is an awful way of going about it, says Bengt Saelensminde. It will leave the country bankrupt.
On the face of it, Ferrero buying Thornton’s might look odd. But it’s a very cunning tactical move by the Italian confectionary giant, says Bengt Saelensminde.
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