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A Budget for The (Westminster) People

Budget Day! Usually a day to discuss who in the economy will be chucked a freebie, how much the price of beer will rise, and how many sips of water the Chancellor will take.

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You Drive Me Berserk-el, Angela Merkel

Ah, markets. Where the price of an asset is supposed to reflect at all times the discounted value of the future, based on all available current information. But what’s this now?

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Not all Tapers are Created Equal

Much head scratching and teeth gnashing after the Euro staged a significant rally out of thin air yesterday. Sure, it was kicked off by stellar German GDP and confidence data but that was offset by lower Spanish core inflation,

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Priti Vacant

Another week passes, another Cabinet resignation. At this rate that would be half the Cabinet gone by, oooh, the next European Council meeting. The details, while relevant to Westminster geeks like yours truly,

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