Tagged: Macro

Weekly Roundup, 23rd August 2016

Weekly Roundup, 23rd August 2016

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week it was about Santander cutting the interest rate on its current account.

Weekly Roundup, 9th August 2016

Weekly Roundup, 9th August 2016

The big news last week was the Bank of England’s stimulus package, and the first interest rate cut for seven years. We’ll spend most of today’s Weekly Roundup talking about that, but I’ll squeeze a few more things in as well.

Weekly Roundup, 28th June 2016

Weekly Roundup, 28th June 2016

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week there were several charts, all about hedge funds. Hedge Funds The papers are...

Trouble with GDP

Trouble with GDP

Last year we looked at the usefulness of GDP as a measure and of constant growth as a pursuit for society. It’s time for a catch up on the trouble with GDP.

Weekly Roundup, 14th June 2016

Weekly Roundup, 14th June 2016

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week’s topic was NHS spending.

Robots and Capitalism

Holiday Reading – Robots and Capitalism

I’m on holiday this week, so instead of the usual weekly roundup of the most interesting stories in economics and personal finance, I’m going to tell you about the books I’ve taken away to read. Normal service will resume nest week.

Weekly Roundup, 17th May 2016

Weekly Roundup, 17th May 2016

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup in the FT, with the Chart That Tells A Story. This week it was about Stamp Duty. Stamp Duty The chart shows that the introduction...