CHRISTOPHER OWEN In this issue, Christopher Owen writes about the death of the investment bank and the future of wealth management. A London-based journalist and editor, Owen is a regular contributor to Wealth Bulletin and editor of various newsletters. He also writes for other publications including British newspapers The Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday.
The ultimate diversions for your precious downtime
The best stocks and sales to invest in this month
Porsche and Lamborghini turn to life in the green lane
Cultural Diary & Books
Indulgences Luxury temptations to splash your (remaining) cash on
Hotels Outrageous luxury in Doha and the business in Amsterdam
Discover another side to Sweden at Hills Golf Club
Property Does Ukraine have anything to oďŹ€er the intrepid investor?
What to do and read over the coming month
Profit Scenter & Auctions
CNBC Schedule Small-screen highlights throughout November
HANAN SHER In his first piece for CNBC European Business, Hanan Sher writes about Israelâ€™s growing high-tech industries. Sher has been observing the country since he moved there in 1967. He retired last year as senior and business editor of The Jerusalem Report, a bi-weekly magazine, and previously worked for several US daily newspapers.
Parting Shot Gigayacht ownership and the changing world order
PAMELA ANN SMITH In this issue Smith writes about the new era of Russian aggression and the implications for Europe. Smith, an American who has been based in London since the mid-1980s, has written extensively on relations between the Arab world, Europe and the US for The Middle East magazine and MEED, and has travelled extensively in the Middle East, central Asia and North Africa. writing for newspapers and magazines on the region.
BEN OLIVER In this issue, Oliver, a regular CNBC European Business writer, looks at how the US car industry is having to follow the manufacturing example set by Europe. Oliver is a contributing editor on CAR magazine and writes for British newspaper the Mail on Sunday.
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