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Pound cost ravaging

22 hours ago at 10:18  by Henry Tapper
I felt like General Melchett inspecting the trenches. At the 21st Century Retirement Income Update I met a bunch of advisers who have since 2008 been trying to help clients make sense of the ...

Supply and demand

23 hours ago at 10:13  by Matt Williams
Economics 101, a real-world example: The number of new homes sold in the United States during March was down by 13.3% from the same month last year. Over the same period the average cost of those ...

Local shoppers are mobile focused

23 hours ago at 10:06  by Graham Jones
Local shoppers are much more likely to buy from a mobile than from any other device. New research shows that when people are using the web to find a suitable supplier for their goods, the individuals ...

Macroeconomics and aliens

a day ago at 10:14  by Diane Coyle, OBE
Over a few weeks, I’ve been reading Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A non-technical view by Kartik Athreya, an economist at the Richmond Fed. I’ve found it very interesting and illuminating, but what ...

Unemployment matters

a day ago at 10:07  by John Redwood
The Central Banks of the US and the UK watch their labour markets carefully. Jobs growth and the level of unemployment are main indicators, to help them decide if monetary policy is too tight or too ...

Steady start theory

2 days ago at 9:49  by Matt Williams
In order to get free publicity in the tabloids an internet retail firm asked 2k people what status symbols made them most envious of the Joneses. The results showed that people today have more ...

Governance not glumervance

13 days ago at 10:06  by Henry Tapper
I am for good DC governance but I am not for DC glumervance. Glumervance is “glum governance” as preached by the puritan new model trustee.

A monster under the bed

13 days ago at 10:03  by Matt Williams
Mathematicians at the University of Michigan, the eponymous originator of a highly-regarded index of US consumer sentiment, have come up with an algorithm to reduce the effects of jet lag. In the best ...

5 Signs That the Bond Markets (rightly or wrongly) think the Eurozone Crisis is Over

13 days ago at 9:57  by James Tomlins
Regardless of your opinion on the merit of the ECB’s policy, there is little doubt that the efficacy of Mario Draghi’s various statements and comments over the past 2 years has been radical. ...

Email Marketing Tops Online Selling Methods

13 days ago at 9:55  by Graham Jones
Email marketing is consistently a leader when compared with other forms of generating sales online. Once again, a new study of 1,100 businesses – mostly in the UK – has found that email marketing ...
 
 

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