The Great Debate UK

Waiting for the other shoe to drop

August 25, 2010

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-Laurence Copeland is professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own and do not constitute investment advice. -

from The Great Debate:

A painful holiday’s end for Europe

August 24, 2010

Europe's long summer holiday still has a week to run but this year's reentry will bring with it evidence that very little progress has been made on the issues that threaten to rend the currency union and upend the global economy.

from MacroScope:

How uncertain exactly is the uncertain BoE?

August 11, 2010

king-inflation.jpgFor a central bank that looks certain to bust its 2 percent inflation target for most of the time between now and the London 2012 Olympics, there is still a lot of uncertainty out there.

Sluggish U.S. economy may threaten UK business development

August 10, 2010

- Paddy Earnshaw is the Director of Customer Relations at Travelex Global Business Payments. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Rubbish rates – what is a saver to do?

August 9, 2010

-Rachel Mason is PR manager at Fair Investment Company. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Inflation or deflation: a stress test for democracy

August 2, 2010

-Laurence Copeland is professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own-

from MacroScope:

What are the risks to growth?

July 19, 2010

Mike Dicks, chief economist and blogger at Barclays Wealth, has identified what he sees as the three biggest problems facing the global economy, and conveniently found that they are linked with three separate regions.

EU stress tests: for banks or governments?

July 19, 2010

- Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff Business School. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from MacroScope:

The octopus and the economists

July 12, 2010

What do an eight-legged creature in an aquarium in Germany and 74 economists have in common? The consensus view that Spain would claim the World Cup -- until the economists, as they so often do, changed their minds.

To spend, or not to spend?

June 27, 2010

-Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own.-