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Nudge, nudge

14 days ago at 11:02  by Diane Coyle, OBE
On my train rides yesterday to the Royal Economic Society Conference at my new home institution (from September), the University of Manchester, I read Why Nudge? The politics of libertarian ...

UK production data catch investors napping

14 days ago at 10:57  by Matt Williams
Ferrari, an Italian motor manufacturer, made a profit of €363.5m last year on sales of €2.3bn. Roughly half the revenue was generated by the sale of 7,000 cars to the wealthy (Ferrari limits ...

Is there a UK housing bubble?

14 days ago at 10:53  by John Redwood
It hasn’t taken long for the pessimists to be out and about claiming the UK is in a housing bubble. There are demands that interest rates should be increased to cool the property market, and demands ...

Where is your website in the buying cycle?

15 days ago at 10:54  by Graham Jones
Visitors to your website fall into three broad categories – those who have never heard of your business before, those who know of you but don’t know everything that you sell and those who know ...

PQM – under new management, deserves a second chance

20 days ago at 10:59  by Henry Tapper
News that Adrian Boulding has taken the chair at the Pension Quality Mark and that its new MD is crack Kiwi-saver Justine Tate, roused me to re-engage with a venture I had thought as much use as a ...

Capital, statistics and stories

20 days ago at 10:56  by Diane Coyle, OBE
Two hundred pages into Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century, I’ve found plenty of interest but am not yet bowled over as some reviewers have been. Still, 400 pages to go. I’m not going to live ...

People do what other nearby people do

20 days ago at 10:44  by Graham Jones
Your website probably has all sorts of things on it you want people to click on or do. You might want them to download something, sign up for your newsletter or press a “buy now” button. But how ...

China – is the balance shifting?

20 days ago at 10:42  by John Redwood
When I last wrote about China I said I thought the market was very cheap, but it was not yet time to buy or increase holdings. It was clear that the Chinese authorities were still wanting to put out ...

People aren’t stupid- our products are!

22 days ago at 10:32  by Henry Tapper
I’m taking this comment out of comment so I won’t mention it’s source- it appears on a pensions website and is made by a leading actuary.

No drama

22 days ago at 10:28  by Matt Williams
It being the first of April, identifying a genuinely silly story needs more than the usual care. The Scottish independence stuff - such as Alex Salmond's head on coins, driving on the right and ...
 
 

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