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One of the central themes of this blog is that all the intervention in and manipulation of financial markets by central banks has second and indeed third order effects. This is particularly significant because of the way that they are intervening … Read More
Some friends came to visit last weekend, along with their two teenage children. Having toddlers myself, I found myself observing the behaviour of these teenagers with interest, wondering what was in store for later years. However, I couldn’t in all … Read More
Remember when Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy promised an emphasis on economic growth? What happened?
One of the main themes of this blog in 2012 has been the disappointments we have seen in economic growth terms. Again and again we see areas of the world suffer downgrades in this respect. Yesterday’s post touched on this … Read More
One of the features of 2012 has been the way that the Chinese economy has begun to slow down. We have seen more data released today which confirms that this continues and it poses a question as to what will … Read More
The nature of the economic crisis that has hit the Euro area leads to a lot of concentration and debate about the weaker nations involved. But in economics terms it is just as significant to look at the other side … Read More
Last Thursday the head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi raised the stakes in the Euro crisis by making this statement. Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And believe … Read More
And what is the going rate for a Felon? So many convicted felons in the US seem to go on to have active and lucrative media careers. The BBC News Magazine recently complied a list. Martha Stewart, convicted on insider … Read More
I came across this table a couple of weeks ago, courtesy of Argyll Investment Services and City Financial. I’ve been meaning to draw people’s attention to it ever since. Despite the recent downward trend in inflation, the accompanying email was … Read More
As 2012 has developed there has been something of a change in financial markets perception of Portugal and today I wish to examine and analyse her situation. What this has led too is something of a contrast in the Iberian … Read More
- Eurozone output rise consistent with "monetarist" forecast by Simon Ward
- UK monetary trends signalling further economic improvement by Simon Ward
- Did "underlying" UK borrowing rise or fall in 2012-13? by Simon Ward
- Can the Netherlands escape the Euro area austerity death spiral? by Shaun Richards
- What are the implications of negative and falling real wages in the UK? by Shaun Richards
- Portugal's economic situation illustrates the intellectual bankruptcy of Euro area austerity
- The bailout of banks in Cyprus will lead to economic collapse there
- The economic problems of the Netherlands are a contributor to the harsh treatment of Cyprus
- The UK economy looks now in danger of an economic depression,how do we avoid it?
- Portugal shows its resistance to reform as its economic depression deepens