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The Effects of Auto-Pilot

Let’s face it.  It’s hard to beat the market.  Those who can do so consistently are few and far between and get paid serious money.  Whereas investing in a fund that tracks the market– a so-called “passive” fund because there’s no active choosing of individual investments – is like being on auto-pilot; it’s easy and low cost. 911 more words

Look abroad! Global financial conditions and risks to domestic growth

Fernando Eguren-Martin and Andrej Sokol

What’s the
relationship between financial conditions and risks to growth in an economy?
And, in a world of highly integrated financial markets, to what extent are… 1,487 more words


Does competition help or hinder bank stability in the UK?

Sebastian de-Ramon, Bill Francis and Michael Straughan.

There is a debate in the regulatory and academic community about whether competition is good or bad for bank stability, particularly following the financial crisis (see Chapter 6 of the… 1,861 more words

Financial Stability

A question of interest: Is UK household debt unsustainable?

Lewis Kirkham and Stephen Burgess.

UK household debt is high relative to income. But is it “unsustainable”? Some commentators say “it is”; others say “ 1,712 more words



Side hustle.

Have you heard the term? I remember first hearing someone refer to their extra job as a side hustle a couple of years ago when it started popping up in blog posts. 680 more words

A balancing act: the case for macroprudential margin requirements

Cian O’Neill and Nicholas Vause.

Certain policy actions require a high level of precision to be successful. In a recent paper, we find that using margins on derivative trades as a macroprudential tool would require such precision. 1,575 more words

Financial Stability

5 Numbers You Need to Know

Let’s focus on the 5 most important numbers you need to understand to improve financial wellness. These numbers will help you decide where to make adjustments and how to prioritize your goals. 690 more words

Financial Management