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UK Retail Sales give a hint of stagflation

We move onto the official retail sales situation having been warned that times have been hard. On the 14th of this month the British Retail Consortium told us this. 1,208 more words

General Economics

House price rises are nothing to do with us says the Bank of England

Today brings inflation and in particular UK inflation data into focus and I would like to draw your attention to yesterday’s events. That is because the evidence given by Mark Carney and other members of the Bank of England to Parliament covered pretty much everything but that subject! 1,294 more words

General Economics

The UK Public Finances give the UK economy a positive message

The focus returns to the UK economy today and as the sunshine pours through my windows let us remind ourselves of one of its strengths. From the BBC. 1,489 more words

General Economics

Gloomy Scenarios For The Fed

By Mike Gleason – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report. Craig runs one of the most highly respected and well-known websites in the entire industry and has been covering the precious metals for a decade now, and he puts out some of the best analysis on banking schemes, the flaws of Keynesian economics, and evidence of manipulation in the… 4,250 more words

Foreign Policy

16 May 2018 (AFR) - RBA's Guy Debelle sees parallels to 1960s debt-fuelled fiscal mistakes in US

(16 May 2018, AFR, p10, by: Jacob Greber, Sarah Turner)

‘The Reserve Bank of Australia has ramped up warnings that US President Donald Trump’s debt-funded fiscal stimulus may have parallels to the late 1960s era that presaged nearly two decades of rampant inflation and skyrocketing interest rates. 72 more words

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An expansion of fiscal policy in the Euro area might help to keep Italy in it

After the action or in many ways inaction at the Bank of England last week there was a shift of attention to the ECB or European Central Bank. 1,387 more words

General Economics

Is the Bank of England on a road to another Bank Rate cut?

Yesterday was a rather extraordinary day at the Bank of England and in some respects lived up to the Super Thursday moniker although by no means in the way intended. 1,455 more words

General Economics