In this month's issue
All in a day's work!
Psychiatrist to financial adviser on the couch: "Nonsense! No way does everyone in the world hate you - everyone in the UAE perhaps, but certainly not everyone in the world." More jokes in this section...
The lighter side of Banking
In the words of John Paul Getty: "If you owe the bank US$100, that's your problem. If you owe the bank US$100 million, that's the bank's problem!"
Excerpts from the diary of someone emigrating to the UAE - Part I
The decision to leave was difficult. I'd been to the UAE before. I wasn't going to be swayed by sunshine and a tax-free salary. Or by the easy-going friendly nature of the people. Come to that not even the great shopping was going to convince me. No, I was determined to miss the cold, grey drizzle of London. The packed underground trains, the frenetic pace of life. After all it's what I know, it's where I'm from and it's who I am. Or so I thought...
Excerpts from the diary of someone who's emigrated to the UAE - Part II
Last month Allen Quaye related some of the trials and tribulations of leaving home to come and work in Dubai. This month, he's arrived…
Excerpts from the diary of someone who's successfully emigrated to the UAE - Part III
Novice expatriate Allen Quaye on life in Dubai, two months after stepping off the plane from London…
Some humor before markets open!
With all this serious talk about crises, meltdowns and bailouts, here's something to help cheer you up a bit!
New Stock Market Terms
Think you knew what all these terms meant? THINK AGAIN!