on February 12, 2016

We all now carry around a mini-computer in our pockets – one with more power than those which controlled Apollo 11 when Neil Amstrong...

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on February 10, 2016

Oil markets are the proverbial “canary in the coalmine”.  They are showing us what happens when the rose-tinted glasses provided by stimulus policy are...

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on February 8, 2016

  ECONOMIC TRENDS    Danny Hakim @dannyhakim FEB. 8, 2016 “LONDON — Did global output rise or fall last year?” That’s the critical question asked by...

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on February 8, 2016

Financial markets are becoming more and more chaotic, with prices regularly moving by 1% per cent or more in a day.  Prices have also...

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on February 8, 2016

Financial markets are becoming more and more chaotic, with prices regularly moving by 1% per cent or more in a day.  Prices have also...

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on February 5, 2016

The changes underway in China’s lending policies are far more significant that anything being planned by central banks in Tokyo, Frankfurt or Washington as I...

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on February 3, 2016

Tens of billions of dollars have been spent over the past 6 years to produce the above chart.  And thousands of people have argued...

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on February 1, 2016

Central banks are in a losing battle, as they try to reverse the inevitable slowdown created by the arrival of the demographic cliff.  Last...

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on January 29, 2016

You never meet a shy and retiring car salesman.  They are always bursting with confidence, about to sell you a tremendous deal.  So we...

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on January 27, 2016

Central bankers remain in Denial about the failure of their stimulus policies.  Yet new IMF data for global GDP shows GDP fell by $3.8tn in...

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