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Saturday 29 August 2009
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Monday 03 August 2009
The US economy could grow by up to 2.5 per cent this quarter, the former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan said.
Thursday 23 July 2009
Sunday 19 July 2009
Saturday 13 June 2009
An economic indicator that is truly pants
Looking for a new economic indicator to track? Former Federal Reserve Governor Alan Greenspan has a suggestion.
Friday 29 May 2009
Thursday 14 May 2009
Saturday 11 April 2009
Saturday 28 March 2009
Outlook: Dear old Alan Greenspan. Ever since the banking crisis first broke, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve has been furiously scribbling away in an attempt to defend his legacy from the growing weight of lacerating commentary which blames Greenspan himself for allowing financial markets to run amok and the boom to get out of control.
Saturday 14 March 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
Outlook Look out. Here comes Jacques de Larosiere, a former managing director of the IMF, to add the EU's penny's worth to the already raging debate on how to reform financial regulation. Strangely enough, Mr de Larosiere isn't quite the bull in the china shop you might expect. Europe has been itching to get its hands on the City, symbol of unruly Anglo-Saxon finance, for years. But Mr de Larosiere stops short of recommending the pan-European super regulator to take on the Square Mile and subsume all national regulation that some Europeans demand.
Thursday 19 February 2009
Outlook Quantitative easing (QE) here we come. QE is the fancy term for increasing the money supply, or turning on the presses and printing money. Nothing exactly like it has been tried before on these shores, but something similar has, and on virtually all occasions it has proved disastrous.
Tuesday 27 January 2009
Thursday 01 January 2009
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Benefits 'smart cards' plan revealed by Iain Duncan Smith to stop claimants spending welfare money on alcohol
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