A significant first step was taken on Wednesday morning when Ursula von der Leyen visited Downing Street in London to take part in the first face-to-face EU–UK trade deal meeting between her and Boris Johnson. Von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, took up her powerful position in December, the same month that Johnson was elected Prime Minister of the UK with a governing majority of a size that hasn’t been seen for many years. The relatively strong position of both leaders and the dynamics of their relationship might offer hope to the financial markets. The task they face is thrashing out a trade agreement that is fit for purpose and to do so before 31st December 2020. Failure to complete the task before the deadline would lead the UK and EU to revert to standard and unappealing World Trading Organisation (WTO) trade terms... READ MORE
Every parent wants to set their children up for success right from the get-go. But which baby names are more likely to result in a prolific child? We at Ask Traders decided to conduct some in-depth analysis to uncover the most successful names. We analysed over 300 CEO’s from some of the most successful companies across the globe including Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Rolls Royce and Amazon.
We compared the names with Adzuna’s salary data to find out which names earn the most money. We then ranked the names by popularity and the average earnings of people with the same name. But as trends change so do baby names. We found the most popular baby names of 2020 and cross-referenced our data to find the names of babies born in 2020 that are most likely to be successful and earn the most... READ MORE