Bank and business at odds over rates

Bank of England authorities are still concerned by the UK economy’s weakness while business leaders have urged in that the “time has come” to raise rates. The nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep rates at 0.5%, … Read more

Rory McIlroy odds-on for BBC award

Rory McIlroy is now an odds-on bookies’ favourite to be crowned Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) following his weekend success at The Open golf championship. The 25-year-old looks set to become one of only a handful of golfing greats … Read more

Odds on Manny hint at Macau mismatch

MANILA, Philippines – The early betting odds are suggesting a huge mismatch in Macau. Manny Pacquiao, of course, is the heavy favorite against Chris Algeiri, who was unheard of until he faced & defeated Ruslan Provodnikov last month. Reportedly, … Read more

What The Odds Fail To Capture When A Health Crisis Hits

i i hide captionBrian Zikmund-Fisher with his wife, Naomi, & daughter, Eve, in 1999, after he had a bone marrow transplant. He says he made the decision to have the treatment based on factors he couldn’t quantify. Courtesy of Brian … Read more

Here are your 2014 PGA Championship odds

We are a day removed from a thrilling British Open, with Rory McIlroy claiming his third major title of his career & moves just one step away from the career Grand Slam. McIlory already has a PGA Championship under his … Read more

How Long Can Interest Rates Defy The Odds?

America loves an underdog, a scrappy competitor who manages to beat the odds. By staying so low for so long, interest rates have not only beaten the odds in recent years, they’ve laughed right in their face. The question is, … Read more