Finance

Finance - Comment

With the US still sluggish, and Western Europe back in recession, four years on from the “credit crunch” the economic climate remains harsh.

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Finance - Comment

There is no better antidote to the absurd parochialism that still plagues our political debate than to mingle with the ...

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Finance - Comment

One of this Government’s missions was to deliver this – at the bottom end of the spectrum, with radical welfare ...

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Finance - Comment

Economics truly is a dismal science. Take the apparently ludicrous scheme under-pinning the economy: one branch of the state (the ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Throwing the guantlet at the feet of the Socialist president Francois Hollande, the IMF said rising tax rates are undermining ...

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Finance - Comment

One, usually held by those of a more pessimistic persuasion, suggests employees need protection from managers who would more readily ...

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Finance - Comment

Yet our present, increasingly fatalistic acceptance that the British economy is set for a lost decade of stagnant growth, falling ...

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Finance - Comment

Having repeatedly under-forecast inflation, the Bank now admits that it has also been far too optimistic about growth.

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Finance - Comment

"You would lose the audience immediately", he assured me. I meekly complied. But now even dear old Fred down the ...

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Finance - Comment

When it comes to creating jobs and mending the economy, the prime minister’s game of musical chairs has been a ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Nobody should be in any doubt about the latest GDP figures. They are unambiguously good news – and a welcome ...

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Finance - Comment

George Osborne’s plan to stealthily drag tens of thousands more families into the tax net is not only an attack ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

Are their éminences, grises and otherwise, still subscribers to the "trains and boats and planes" school of economic thought? Or ...

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Finance - Economics

In the City, they call it a “false market”. This occurs when erroneous information, often deliberately circulated, becomes the basis ...

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Finance - Economics

According to Dave Brailsford, the man often credited with Britain’s extraordinary cycling success, his techniques could as easily be applied ...

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Finance - Comment

Last week I discussed the comparison between the present situation and the 1930s. With regard to policy, the over-riding difference ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

“The Greeks must stand by their commitment, but we must give them time. We cannot tighten the screws any further,” ...

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Finance - Financial Crisis

RR de Acuña & Asociados expects home prices in Madrid, Barcelona and other major cities to fall a further 30pc ...

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Finance - Comment

Greek and Spanish youth unemployment has reached an almost criminal 57pc, capital is pouring out of socialist France and nobody ...

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Finance - Comment

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