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Three charged with Libor manipulation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said it charged three former brokers at British financial firm ICAP with fraud related to interest rate manipulation.

Biomarker for autism discovered

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 14 (UPI) -- People with autism and their siblings without autism show similar brain activity patterns when looking at emotional facial expressions, British researchers say.

Obama school visit prompts controversy

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- An appearance at a high school in Norfolk, Va., by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has triggered controversy, officials say.

Asia grappling with fuel subsidies cuts

SINGAPORE, March 23 (UPI) -- In a quest to improve their fiscal stance, Indonesia and Thailand are trying to reduce government fuel subsidies. But while both governments appear to have the
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Thai economy to slow down further in 2005

SINGAPORE, March 8 (UPI) -- Thailand's GDP growth surprised on the upside for the fourth quarter of 2004, supported by robust consumer demand, yet the growth momentum is loosing steam and
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Indonesia braces for pain to gain

SINGAPORE, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Indonesia's inflationary trend could soon accelerate leading to a decline in purchasing power and consumption as the government ready itself to raise domestic f
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: No pressure to unpeg Malay currency

SINGAPORE, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Ever since the Malaysian ringgit peg to the U.S. dollar was introduced in September 1998, speculation on when it would go has been rife. After 6 long years, con
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Asian central banks on the defensive

SINGAPORE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Inflation across Asia has been rising but inviting differing policy responses.
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Thaksinomics spending revival in cards

SINGAPORE, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Against the backdrop of a slowing economy and upcoming elections, the Thai government is likely to revive the Thaksinomic policies of public spending in 2005.
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: Indonesia on tightening road

SINGAPORE, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Inflation is still rising in Indonesia making the prospect of higher interest rates ever more likely in the near future. Although the central bank has some room
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Philippines faces painful taxes

SINGAPORE, July 1 (UPI) -- Newly reelected Philippines President Gloria Arroyo's inaugural speech Wednesday aimed to create a feel-good atmosphere for her electorate as she promised to cr
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Is Thailand still an attractive market?

SINGAPORE, April 19 (UPI) -- Last year, the Thai stock market was investors' favorite, but in the first quarter of this year, Thai shares have turned south and the SET index has been the wo
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis: Philippine political worries up

SINGAPORE, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Philippines assets are reeling from rising political uncertainties ahead of the presidential election May 10. On Monday, shares registered their biggest single-
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis:Philippine vote to weigh on econ

SINGAPORE, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The upcoming presidential election in the Philippines, which promises to be hotly disputed, will weight on the economic performance of the country next year, wi
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent

Analysis:Politics weighing on Philippines

SINGAPORE, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The Philippines presidential election is still seven months away, but the political jockeying has already started, with strong candidates appeared out of the wo
SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP, UPI Business Correspondent
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William Speas, a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police crime scene analyst, handles a box containing a .45 caliber handgun as he testifies during the O.J. Simpson trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on, September 25, 2008. Speas testified that the gun was found in the home of Michael "Spencer" McClinton, a former Simpson co-defendant. Simpson and co-defendant Clarence "C.J." Stewart are standing trial on 12 charges, including felony kidnapping, armed robbery and conspiracy related to a 2007 confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel. (UPI Photo/Isaac Brekken/Pool)
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Michael Alan Spencer (born 30 May 1955, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is a British businessman; the chief executive of ICAP plc, the world's largest interdealer broker. He is also currently the owner of spread betting firm City Index.

In the Sunday Times Rich List 2008 ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK he was placed 62nd with an estimated fortune of £1,150 million.

Spencer was educated at the Worth Abbey Benedictine (OSB) School, Sussex and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he read physics.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Spencer."
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