– Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –
- Adrian Kidd is financial planner at Unleash Advice. He was voted 50th Most Influential IFA in the UK by Professional Adviser magazine 2008. The opinions expressed are his own.-
– Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. Christopher Fildes is a guest columnist. The opinions expressed are their own –
– David Kuo is a director at the financial Web site The Motley Fool. The views expressed are his own. –
-- John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. --
The United States and the United Kingdom stand on the brink of the largest debt crisis in history.
Chancellor Alistair Darling has delivered a 20 billion pound fiscal stimulus package to get the nation spending again and mitigate the worst effects of the downturn.