The Great Debate UK

Residue of the Great Recession

December 23, 2009

Drummond- Don Drummond is Chief Economist at TD Bank Financial Group. The opinions expressed are his own. -

from Funds Hub:

Short-sellers back in the money for now

November 11, 2009

For better or worse, hedge fund returns have a tendency to follow markets, in part because most long-short funds are net long most of the time.

Economic outlook remains fragile

September 26, 2009

John Monks-John Monks is general secretary at the European Trade Union Confederation. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Bats and balls the key to economic bounce

July 8, 2009

simon_chadwick-Simon Chadwick is the Director of the Centre for the International Business of Sport at Coventry University, and runs the blog ‘Daily Sport Thought’ in which he addresses many of the important challenges currently facing sport. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Latvia needs more help to preserve euro peg

By Paul Taylor
June 15, 2009

paul-taylorLatvia needs more support from the European Union if it is to preserve its currency peg to the euro and avert a chain reaction of devaluations and bankruptcies around the Baltic and beyond.

from The Great Debate:

The ugly attraction of fast shrinking Japan

May 21, 2009

James Saft Great Debate -- James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Sure, seeing your economy shrink at a 15 percent annual clip is depressing, quite literally, but if you believe in even a tepid global economic recovery in the second half, then Japan is actually attractive.