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Once upon a time, a website grabbed a man by the throat

5 months ago at 10:37  by Graham Jones
John sat in front of his computer unable to move. His eyes were fixed on the erotic image in front of him and his hand wobbled on his mouse as he thought he ought to click away from the page, yet he ...

Argentina versus Germany – how do the countries and economies shape up?

5 months ago at 10:35  by John Redwood
As we approach the World cup final on Sunday, the momentum is with Germany. The electrifying 7-1 thrashing of Brazil has made football pundits respectful of this German team. Backed by the EU’s ...

UK production and growth data to come

5 months ago at 10:32  by Matt Williams
As the central banks strive to repair the damage wrought by the global financial crisis, doing their best to balance stimulus and prudence, they are not short of advice from the lobbyists. The British ...

Restructuring Insolvency Regulation

5 months ago at 10:30  by Chris Laughton
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill provides the government’s Insolvency Service with powers to introduce secondary legislation to establish a single insolvency regulator in place of ...

UKAR – the biggest mortgage lender you’ve never heard of

5 months ago at 10:27  by Matthew Russell
U.K. Asset Resolution (UKAR) was established in late 2010 as a holding company for Bradford & Bingley (B&B) and the part of Northern Rock that was to remain in public ownership (NRAM). Unlike other ...

A tale of two cities

5 months ago at 10:24  by John Redwood
The tour de France has started in England. It’s that sort of world these days. The cyclists will be threading their way through the skips and building sites of central London today. They will see ...

Houses 18 - 1 Wages

5 months ago at 11:10  by Matt Williams
Anyone investing £150k in residential property at the beginning of 1999 would have been able to pick up two average houses with enough left over for carpets and curtains. Their street value today ...

Stamping down on foreign flows into UK property could be sterling suicide

5 months ago at 10:54  by Mike Riddell
So now we know what the Bank of England intends to do about the UK’s housing market, a market that Governor Carney has previously referred to as the biggest risk to financial stability and therefore ...

Too much euphoria in markets?

5 months ago at 10:51  by John Redwood
The Bank of International Settlements has launched a blistering attack on stock markets. It has condemned the euphoria and claims that markets are detached from the reality of the post crisis malaise ...

Economists and humanity

5 months ago at 11:02  by Diane Coyle, OBE
Peter Smith sent me his new book The Reform of Economics: How the complex systems approach is building a realistic and humane alternative to laissez-faire. In a letter accompanying it, he said he has ...
 
 

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