Architecture in Recession: UAE; Bankers vs. Economists; The Truth About Oil; The Future of Money; My Favorite Write-off; 9 Cutting Edge Bikes for 2009
April 16, 2009 4:37 by Aarti Nagraj
Architecture in Recession: UAE
Dubai’s sprawling skyline is dotted with cranes, but the market here has fizzled, says Business Week.
Bankers vs. Economists
Which profession bears more blame for the global credit meltdown and its ensuing gazillion-dollar bailouts: bankers or economists, asks Slate.
The Truth About Oil
Newsweek explains why oil prices will always keep falling.
Milestones in Rise of Islamic Finance
Islamic finance has grown to a $1 trillion industry, after taking off in the private sector in Gulf states in the 1970s, says Reuters, and draws a timeline of the sector.
A race to the bottom?
Some sports will suffer more than others from the downturn, says the Economist.
The Future of Money
All the elements are in place for cell phones stuffed with many different microcurrencies, says a commentator on Portfolio.
12 Ways to Green Your Home Office
Greening your home office combines the best of both worlds, say blogger Business Pundit and suggests some tips.
My Favorite Write-off
Entrepreneurs tend to be experts in the art and science of deducting business expenses from their tax bills, says Inc and lists some favorite deductions.
9 Cutting Edge Bikes for 2009
Be it for speed, efficiency, technology, or style, these are the ultimate bikes in the industry for the year, says Fast Company.
Sculptures made of Tires
Oddee checks out 14 sculptures made of car tires including a horse and a laughing Buddha.