Blog: Dave LeggettCheer up!

Dave Leggett | 1 July 2010

A few colleagues here in England have been a bit down lately. It would seem that the disappointing performance of the national football team at the World Cup is more than a little bit responsible. I do of course sympathise. I am English, after all. But at least we can enjoy the rest of the tournament in angst-free mode. And the weather has been good lately.  

And - if looking for sports solace - we did beat the Australians at cricket at the weekend.

Still looking for sunshine? Try this story in the Daily Telegraph for size. Though, arguably, it is not really all that funny that a drunk trader on a laptop can cause quite so much havoc. Something to reflect on next time you fill the tank with black gold.

How a broker spent $520m in a drunken stupor and moved the global oil price


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