Posts Tagged economics

Told You So

Well, I did. Budget 2009 seems like a long time ago.  Things have gotten a hell of a lot worse since then.  But all the warning signs were there, and the Government’s failure to address them has been astonishing.  Still, in February, they’re only talking about doing something. As I said back in October, what […]

Investment Strategies

A great bit of advice from Vitis in today’s Business & Finance: If you had purchased £1,000 of Northern Rock shares one year ago, it would now be worth £4.95.  With HBOS earlier this week, your £1,000 would have been worth £16.50; £1000 invested in XL Leisure would now be worth less than £5.  However, […]

PES & the Financial Crisis

via the PES website: The failures of global finance are really getting bad now – from collapses and bailouts to pensions, jobs and the threat of recession. I just signed an urgent petition to fix the basic causes of this crisis at the link below. It’s about to be delivered to European leaders, but to […]