Monthly Archives: August 2012

Banks still not lending!

According to a report out this morning, lending to consumers and businesses by banks has fallen to the lowest level in almost six years. Nothing in that report that we all did not know. A leading economist said “Overall there … Continue reading

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Greece, tragedy or a marathon!

It has been quiet for the holiday period, so now all the politicians are back, it must be time for a summit or a crucial meeting.  The subject matter for the meeting is not something new, it will be concerning … Continue reading

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Under the carpet, nothing new there than!

If an unexpected guest arrives at your house, you will do the 15 second tidy up, papers under the cushions, kick the remains of the dog biscuits under the carpet, and then open the door with a welcoming smile and … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough…

Way back in 1985, when Billy Ocean wrote the song, the UK was also in a tough economic time.  We find ourselves now in tough and hard times. Exports fell 3.1% and we have now the largest trade deficit for … Continue reading

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Ostriches found in EU!

What, first with elephants in a room, now ostriches with heads in sand, whatever next. The problem is when your head is in the sand, you are leaving another part of your anatomy very exposed. Mario Draghi, leader of the … Continue reading

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