When Will The Next UK Recession Arrive?

Posted by admin on April 7, 2010 in borrowing, gordon brown, public borrowing, recession, uk economy | Short Link
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That is a leading question, I know. But with the announcement of a general election being called by Gordon Brown for 6th May, the prospect of real financial change is looming. Both major parties seem to have been pre-campaigning on spending cuts, fiscal restraint and responsibility. But only one of the parties is in power […]

Is The UK Economy Heading For Bankruptcy?

Posted by admin on May 21, 2009 in european union, gordon brown, uk economy | Short Link
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Asking whether bankruptcy is on the cards for a sovereign nation may seem a little extreme, but the economic portents are not good for the UK. Without getting too political, the British public has listened to Gordon Brown explain time and again how amazing he is with the economy. If you are from the UK, […]

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Gordon Brown Visits The European Parliament

Posted by admin on March 29, 2009 in borrowing, european parliament, gordon brown, recession, uk economy | Short Link
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Ok, so the fact that virtually every blog in the UK is now posting the following videos does not make them any less important. Without trying to get overtly political, there are obvious connections between stock markets, national economies, currency valuations and the policies of the government of the day. For years, Gordon Brown has […]

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How Risky Is The United Kingdom For Investors?

Posted by admin on March 8, 2009 in economy, gordon brown, shareholder rights | Short Link
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One of the maxims of investment is that, “Capital is scared”. It seems that capital is currently scared of being in the United Kingdom. The following story from The Independent suggests that money is leaving the UK at an incredible rate. If you watch currency markets, this is not a surprise. This could all simply […]

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Why Did Lloyds TSB Buy HBOS?

The rather unusual news from the UK is that the British government has grabbed control of Lloyds TSB PLC as a part of guaranteeing loans worth £260 billion. According to a statement from Lloyds TSB, “About 83% of the insured assets were acquired when the bank bought HBOS.” The details, as reported by Bloomberg, can […]

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Enron, Gordon Brown And Borrowing

Posted by admin on February 4, 2009 in borrowing, credit crunch, gordon brown, Uncategorized | Short Link
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A recent reading of the December Esquire magazine grabbed my attention. The main investigative article – by Stephen Armstrong – in the edition looked at the role of the “NatWest 3” and Enron as it may – or may not – relate to the current market volatility. The article starts with the idea that the […]

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