Articles tagged "Recession"
Friday, May 25th, 2012
Welcome to another financial news round up. With the UK confirmed as being officially in a ‘double-dip’ recession, is there much news to cheer us up? Maybe… Inflation is down to 3% and the weather outlook is warm and sunny, so despite British tradition, we could be in for a sunny bank holiday weekend in [...]
Sunday, February 21st, 2010
When something doesn’t make sense, it isn’t sensible. President Obama proudly announced he would ‘fight’ the banking institutions who were using our money to buy up investments in commodities making record profits at the same time. The natural reaction to this was that banks’ share prices took a tumble. Interestingly Mr Obama announced this on the 21st Jan ’10. What is perhaps worrying is how commodity prices have reacted.
Friday, January 15th, 2010
A new year, a great year? Unfortunately not. This column accurately predicted the inevitable back in 2007, and how that would run out in time for an election, and the very real potential of a hung parliament. (By the way prepare for lots of media coverage on that subject).
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.
Thursday, March 5th, 2009
I often hear about the ‘economy’ and wondered exactly what it is. GDP is often referred to and I never understand it. Can you explain?
Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
Albert Einstein once said: “Only two things in life are certain, the universe is infinite and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former”.
Friday, April 25th, 2008
Do you believe we are going into a recession and what might this mean for us?
Thursday, February 7th, 2008
The last few weeks have been pretty mad in the markets and I wondered what your views are for the coming months ahead?
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