Category Archives: Financial crisis

UK: Driving down a blind ally

The UK Budget is seriously missing the point. It will not create any growth and the already bleak forecasts will have to be downgraded again. Here’s why. The financial industry was one of the main drivers of the economy before the … Continue reading

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Crisis, what crisis? Ah, so when did it all kick off?

I recently came across a very useful paper which dates every significant event during the financial crisis. So if you’re ever left wondering, “When did our nice, cosy world of live-for-today,-tomorrow’s-going-to-be-just-fine collapse?” or “Where were the early signs of the … Continue reading

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