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Former Bank Of England Head Mervyn King "Monetary Policy Isn't The Answer"

Why is it that central bankers always wait until after they quit their job before telling the truth? From ABC.net In his keynote address, former governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King gave the Australian mining industry some hope...Show More Summary

Where Is The Risk? The Ironies And Tensions Between Low Volatility And Accommodative Monetary Policies

By Dr. Duru: Intro A year ago, when Mervyn King made his final speech as Governor of the Bank of England presiding over the Inflation Report, he departed with a warning about risks for asset prices: …The reason for concern in the future...Show More Summary

Former BOE Governor Receives Order of the Garter

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England and now Lord King of Lothbury, has received another honor to add to his lengthening list of gongs since swapping central banking for academia. He has been named a Knight Companion of the Noble Order of the Garter. The Order of the Garter is the oldest [...]

Former BOE Governor Mervyn King to Teach at NYU

Lord King of Lothbury — also known as former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King -- has taken up a teaching post at New York University.

After independence, the Scots risk being like guests at a party hanging around and refusing to leave

Mark Carney can forget any ideas of launching a career in stand-up comedy. His speech in Edinburgh today was so dry that it made Mervyn King's lectures look like classic routines by Billy Connolly. Although Carney has a nice line in gently sarcastic asides to reporters when he's taking questions, the main body of the [...]

Ben Bernanke A Solid B-Plus At Running Fed

The former Princeton professor ends his tenure well ahead of the curve set by the likes Jean-Claude Trichet and Mervyn King. Architect of some of the most aggressive monetary policies ever conducted by a central bank, Bernanke scored...Show More Summary

Mervyn King's goodbye gifts and gatherings cost £25,000

Leaving presents for departing Bank of England boss included £10,000 portrait and a £2,500 bust of Goethe One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:42 ON Thu 15 Aug 2013 See related: THE BUSINESS: Will Carney have to relaunch QE? THE Bank of...Show More Summary

Jane Austen Tenner

The Bank of England has confirmed that its next £10 note will feature authoress Jane Austen (CLICK). A month ago, before he retired, Sir Mervyn King dropped a heavy hint that Jane Austen was "waiting in the wings" for the next £10 note. This will keep the feminists happy. They've been moaning about the dearth of women on our banknotes.

Ex-Bank of England chief King to lecture at New York University

LONDON (Reuters) - Mervyn King, the former head of the Bank of England, will give lectures at New York University's Stern School of Business and School of Law as a visiting professor later this year, the NYU said on Monday.

Jane Austen Could Get a Spot on UK’s £10 Note

Beloved writer Jane Austen may replace author and naturalist Charles Darwin on the UK’s £10 note. Sir Mervyn King, the outgoing governor of the Bank of England, said that the novelist was the top choice for the note. However, his successor...Show More Summary

A Surging U.S. Dollar And Carney Overwhelm Bullish Underpinnings For The British Pound

By Dr. Duru: Last week was a great week of economic news for the United Kingdom. The apparent economic improvement seems to be unfolding just as Mervyn King seemed to suggest in his final appearance as Governor at the Bank of England's (BOE) Inflation Report almost two months ago. Show More Summary

Trading Event: Bank Of England Policy Meeting And Interest Rate Decision, July 2013

By Fx Stocks Data: The Bank of England's policy meeting in July will be Mark Carney's first since he has sworn in as the governor of the central bank. Although his predecessor, Mervyn King, was in favor of an increase in stimulus, Carney would likely to stay out of it during this month's policy meeting and monitor the economic progress. Show More Summary

Meet The George Clooney Of Central Bankers, Who Just Started An Incredibly Difficult Job: Saving The UK Economy

After a double-dip recession and a modest recovery in the second quarter, the UK economy is in need of some fresh ideas. Enter Mark Carney. The former Bank of Canada governor, took the reins from Mervyn King on July 1. Carney is charming, with many likening him to George Clooney and Cary Grant. Show More Summary

Glance at the British Economy

England, the third largest economy entity in the euro zone, is facing difficulties on its way to economic recovery and is seeking help from a Canadian governor. Taking the term from Sir Mervyn King, Mark Carney became the new governor of the Bank of England (BE) with hopes of bringing a breath of fresh air to the British economy. Show More Summary

Goodbye Mervyn, Hello Mark

Follow Zerohedge on FinancialJuice As we wave goodbye to Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England (ready for him to take up his seat in the House of Lords so that he can sit back and now relax), his successor, Mark Carney hasn’t even had the time to let the seat go cold at the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street. Show More Summary

What can we expect from Mark Carney?

What the Mark Carney era may offer is a little bit more predictability on monetary policy. Under Mervyn King the main guidance came from the Bank’s quarterly Inflation Report press conferences, MPC… Continue reading The post What can we expect from Mark Carney? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Author Jane Austen Will Become The Face Of The New £10 Banknote

After a furore erupted over the decision to replace Elizabeth Fry with Winston Churchill on £5 banknotes, the outgoing Bank of England governor, Sir Mervyn King, explained it was all a terrible misunderstanding. Those fearing that the...Show More Summary

The Man who Was King

Sir Mervyn King has his last day at the Bank of England today, so it is an ideal time to launch The Man Who Was King, a cleverly-titled (I thought) e-book, pulled together by Iain Dey of The Sunday Times...

The View from 22 — Osborne’s spending review, the return of America and goodbye to Mervyn King

George Osborne’s latest spending review has demonstrated how little progress he has made on pushing Britain towards fiscal sanity. On the latest View from 22 podcast, James Forsyth and Isabel… Continue reading The post The View from 22 — Osborne’s spending review, the return of America and goodbye to Mervyn King appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Should Jane Austen appear on British currency?

Jane Austen's image could soon grace British currency, outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King has revealed, replacing Charles Darwin on the 10-pound bank note. The author is one of England's most popular historical figures. Show More Summary

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