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VaR, IFA, AER – What The FSA!

Top 5 Financial Markets Movies

Financial markets are dynamic, complex and exciting, and it didn’t take Hollywood too long to seize the opportunity to visually document this bold industry. There are plenty of movies based on the financial markets – and for a good reason! When you add a great script with a Hollywood twist, ...

Mark Carney says, after this interest rate cut you’re on your own

Brexit job crisis: Exodus or exaggeration?

Speculation that a Brexit financial services job crisis could be in our midst have been downplayed after HSBC became the latest bank to change its warning of an exodus. The Bank of England this week released a warning that up to 75,000 jobs could be lost in financial services following Britain's departure ...

Health, Wealth, Happiness: America in crisis

Health, Wealth, Happiness: America in crisis

Of all the indicators used to track the well-being of a nation it seems perverse that happiness is seldom used as the real test of success. A nation is more often judged to be "doing well" if its unemployment rates are low, if it has a healthy trade balance, if its currency ...

Overworked and Underpaid: Britain in crisis

Overworked and Underpaid: Britain in crisis

Britain is set for decades of been overworked and underpaid as a perfect storm of stagnant wage growth and low-paid work meets inflationary pressures in the most pronounced real income squeeze of our generation. Although the Tories will most likely be celebrating the latest employment figures showing flat unemployment the ...

Why two thirds of the crisis was not our fault

By Valentina Magri It was mid-September when the two major economic events that have irreparably changed our lives occurred: the Northern Rock bank run in the UK (13th September 2007) and Chapter 11 for Lehman Brothers in the US (15th September 2008). In the Eurozone today Italy and France are sick and ...

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Austerity was based on a Fairytale about Money

Emeritus Professor Mary Mellor debunks the myths behind austerity... Austerity - the culling of public services in response to the spike in public spending following the 2007-8 financial crisis - caused widespread hardship. It reflected two myths: that the market is the sole source of funding for public spending and ...

Should I get an emergency credit card?

Should I get an emergency credit card?

Having savings for a rainy day can be a great lifeline if you find yourself struck by a financial emergency. Just one unforeseen event, like a broken down car or losing a job, could see you facing a period of financial instability. However, studies show that 27% of Brits have ...

Banking scandal – Watchdog defends not sanctioning RBS

Banking scandal – Watchdog defends not sanctioning RBS

Britain's financial watchdog has defended its controversial decision not to sanction lender RBS or its former executives for past mistreatment of small business customers. The Financial Conduct Authority said it was sticking by its decision not to apply penalties for actions of RBS's former turnaround unit, the Global Restructuring Group. ...

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