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  • LET THEM EAT IPADS

    LET THEM EAT IPADS

    Monday March 14, 2011 LET THEM EAT IPADS We never thought we would be writing this, but we really have to give thanks this...

     
  • The various financial markets

    The various financial markets

    Monday March 7, 2011 We’ve been wondering for some time when the various financial markets would get around to wondering...

     
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    Royal Bank of Scotland

    Monday February 28, 2011 More than 100 staff at state-owned lender Royal Bank of Scotland earned more than £1m last year,...

     
  • Readers will forgive another commentary

    Readers will forgive another commentary

    Monday February 21 2011 We hope readers will forgive another commentary centred upon the rather parochial topic of UK interest...

     
  • The meeting of the UK’s Monetary Policy Committee

    The meeting of the UK’s Monetary Policy Committee

    Monday February 7, 2011 We hope readers will forgive a localised approach to events this week, but it seems to us that the...

     
  • Suddenly we’re hearing a lot about anarch

    Suddenly we’re hearing a lot about anarch

    Monday January 31, 2011 Suddenly we’re hearing a lot about anarchy.  Perhaps this exists largely in the eye of the...

     
  • Regarding Europe

    Regarding Europe

    Monday January 24, 2011 Readers may be starting to feel that these commentaries are obsessed with interest rates in general,...

     
  • Foreign observers of the Eurozone

    Foreign observers of the Eurozone

    Monday January 17, 2010 Foreign observers of the Eurozone would be well advised to pay close attention to recent comments...

     
  • Financial Times published

    Financial Times published

    Monday January 10, 2010 Last week the Financial Times published the results of an unusual survey in which 68 City of London...

     
  • Long Term Capital Management

    Long Term Capital Management

    Monday December 20, 2010 It scarcely seems possible that earlier this year we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the final...