Bank of England

Brown’s next worry: the Gilt markets

8 January 2010 11:57

With inflation continuing to “surprise” on the upside, how long can the Bank of England keep justifying printing money? Now…

Inflation nation

15 December 2009 20:44

The inflation surge is now upon us. The CPI rate again “surprised” to the upside – Britain is the only…

Saving the world

25 November 2009 15:56

Today’s revised GDP data confirms that the UK remained alone of the world’s major economies in recession in the third…

There are more pressing financial concerns than this

24 November 2009 18:26

The two top dogs at the Treasury Select Committee, John McFall and Michael Fallon, give remarkably different reactions to the…

The gathering storm

17 November 2009 18:03

The UK inflation rate again “surprised” to the upside today, registering at 1.5%. As the above chart shows, the UK…

Quantatitive Easing is an affront to democracy

6 November 2009 13:09

Readers of the Spectator will know George Trefgarne’s work, and today he delivered an important report on the dangers of…

Printing money is not the solution

5 November 2009 17:44

With another £40bn disappearing down the black hole known as the British Banking sector, the financial cost of the economic…

Ongoing deflation

13 October 2009 12:22

This morning the inflation figures were released for September.  They show that the economy is in ongoing deflation, as it…

One crisis after another

3 July 2009 17:25

Many CoffeeHousers will give a horse laugh to the idea of “green shoots” – especially the idea of Gordon Brown…