Articles tagged "quantitative easing"
Friday, October 12th, 2012
Another week, another political party conference. This week, it was the turn of the Conservatives, who held their annual party conference in Birmingham. As always, if you have any queries, call us free on 0800 0112825 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help. You can be assured that we will answer your query quickly and confidentially. Barclays to [...]
Friday, September 7th, 2012
Welcome to our regular financial news round up; back after a summer break filled with Olympic and Paralympic action and looking forward to some warm weather over the autumn. If you have any queries, call us free on 0800 0112825 or email us email@example.com and we’ll be happy to help. You can be assured that [...]
Friday, October 14th, 2011
QE2 – Will the second round of Quantitative Easing sink or float the economy? Not so long ago, if you mentioned QE2, most people would think of a very big ship. Not anymore. QE2 has now come to mean the second round of the Bank of England’s Quantitative Easing policy. The Bank announced last week [...]
Friday, October 7th, 2011
Week ending 7th October 2011 It’s been another week dominated by the financial markets’ volatility. The FTSE100 dropped below the 5,000 floor and then rallied again following news from Europe. Nerves are still on edge about Greece and a possible default, and here at home in the UK, the Bank of England announced further Quantitative [...]
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
It used to be really easy to understand the markets. You could read sentiment and marry that with reasonable economic data but today it’s a great big bun fight that makes it complicated for some. Why do we have inflation when most countries are fighting their way out of a depressive state, when the world’s [...]
Friday, November 13th, 2009
What do you think of the introduction of a further £15billion in quantitative easing? Ideally it would have been preferable for no more capital injection to be required. As all this capital makes its way into the system, confidence rises and the tail of the whip becomes more and more likely to be inflation. That inflation is harder to control as the Bank of England cannot simply sell its gilts back or increase interest rates.
Friday, October 16th, 2009
I was speaking to someone a moment ago who asked me what I did. ‘I am an independent financial adviser’. I said. ‘Ah, you are the cause of the problems in the economy then!’ He blubbered. I responded with ‘yep, every last bit of it, every last bit’.
Friday, October 9th, 2009
We all know the banking sector is one of the biggest cash cows for the government in terms of tax. The banking sector has however really let itself down. The phrase ‘a job in the bank, is a job for life’ sits firmly along with that of ‘bricks and mortar boy, bricks and mortar’ and [...]
Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
I have read about a plan that offers 4.95% income for three years and capital returned at the end. Is this a good plan?
Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
With such dismal returns being available on cash do you believe there are better solutions for investors who want to make a better return and what risk will they have to take?
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