Blog Profile / Free Exchange


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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Economics
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Posts / Week:6.5
Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

When banks die

Greece is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster, even if "Yes" wins.

Throwing more money at homeowners

Move to reduce inheritance tax in Britain are not sensible in the current fiscal climate

Greek tragedy

ANALYSING a country’s debt sustainability sounds dry and nerdy. But the analysis the IMF prepared for Greece in late June spells out the truly tragic consequences of the Greek electorate’s decision in January to vote in a populist government led by Alexis Tsipras, the prime minister and leader of the radical-left Syriza party. Show More Summary

Is it working yet?

America's latest jobs numbers suggest that the Federal Reserve should hold off raising interest rates

Capital punishment

Greece may not bounce back as quickly as Cyprus from capital controls

Changing direction

The threat of Grexit has made British banks look slightly more wobbly

Only God and Merkel

As capital controls take hold in Greece and a referendum is set, the mood grows increasingly anxious in Athens

Can Mr Obama really help?

America's president proposes expanding overtime pay

Panic!

Will adding a leap second on June 30th cause financial meltdown?

On the frontline with tourists

How Greece's crisis is affecting ordinary holidaymakers

Nowhere to get money

On Monday Greek citizens will wake up to find their banks closed.

A little love from central mama

A rate cut intended to support smaller banks—without refuelling the stockmarkets' mania

Raising the stakes

DESPITE twists and turns, there appeared to be the makings of a deal between Greece and its international creditors—euro-zone governments and the IMF—in further negotiations on Friday, which would allow urgently needed bail-out funds to be released shortly. Show More Summary

The poorest quarter

Economists have invented a new way of looking at poverty

Thinking beyond a global carbon price

A guest post from the World Bank on climate-change agreements

The Greek saga continues

AS THE deadline for repayment looms, Greece finally offers a concrete set reforms, Russian assets are seized abroad and a look at China's booming and busting stock markets

Why gun control is doomed

Were it politically possible to pass new laws, it would have happened after the Newtown massacre

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