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Secret bank loans kept RB...

Mervy King has revealed, for the first time, that last autumn the Bank of England provided up to £62 billion...

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It was all just a bad dre...

So, that was it. The worst recession in living memory is, if you believe the latest government think tank...

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A new twist on the Laffer...

The Laffer Curve is a description of the theoretical optimum point of taxation rate on a population. It...

Secret bank loans kept RBS and HBOS a...

Mervy King has revealed, for the first time, that last autumn the Bank of England provided up to £62 billion in short...

posted on: Nov 24, 2009 | author: Lance

Bailed-out banks to be broken up, ret...

This BBC article does a good job of explaining what the government is planning to do with all the banks that it...

posted on: Nov 1, 2009 | author: Lance

The bank bailout, we’re finally payin...

Noticed how all of a sudden the politicians are bending over backwards to convince the public that they’re prepared...

posted on: Sep 21, 2009 | author: Lance

FSA threatens to tax the bejeezus out...

The head of the Financial Services Authority, Lord Turner, seems to be taking a harder line with the banking...

posted on: Aug 27, 2009 | author: Lance

Building society blames losses on mortgage fr...

posted on: Aug 21, 2009 | author: Lance

Is anybody really surprised to hear about the Chelsea Building Society’s £41million of losses to mortgage fraud? It’s hilarious that the building...

High earners will foot the bill for bailouts ...

posted on: Aug 20, 2009 | author: Lance

KPMG, the professional services company which helps obscenely wealthy clients find clever (and sometimes illegal) ways to avoid paying their taxes,...

House prices continue to slide

posted on: Aug 17, 2009 | author: Lance

I promise that I had no idea about this story yesterday, when I wrote my previous post about why the recent increases in house prices were based on...

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