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Is the financial crisis really over?

   Shake off that New Year hangover; it’s time to party.  After two and a half years of unmitigated gloom, economists and commentators are entering 2011 full of optimism. At least,  the 78 business analysts and economists polled by the Financial Times this week are.  They’ve concluded that there is no double dip recession and … Continue reading

Unemployment is the real crunch

Last week’s record rise in unemployment had been so well forecast that it passed with relatively little comment. Yet, by any standards, this – rather than the death-throws of the banks – is the real story of the financial crisis. It is only through mass unemployment that the abstract issues of derivatives, sub-prime, quantitative easing … Continue reading

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