Government

Next Entries »

USA cuts 3/4% in one go

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 23rd January 2007
Hi,
I was asked this question and thought you may be interested in my answer.
HI ANDY WHAT DO YOU THINK THE IMPACT WILL BE FOR THE UK BOTH SHORT AND MEDIUM TERM? CHEERS
Hi Xxxx,
These are interesting times.
I’m mixed as to my thinking on the effects of this. From one point of view, [...]

What Was Edited Out Of The Bank Of England’s Minutes Of The Meeting This Month! What They Thought You Didn’t Need To Know

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 20th December 2007
Picture the scene… Posh surroundings, The Bank of England boardroom, Mr King is sitting there and in walks the Monetary Policy Committee members, they sit down and Mervyn breaks the silence, ‘Right where do we start?’
To which the entire MPC team cries out, ‘Well we cut bl**dy interest rates that’s where [...]

A Rate Cut?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 6th December 2007
“What do we want that for?”, says Mervyn King.
I was looking at all the info available for an indication as to what the Guv should do, and it seems pretty straight forward to me, obviously I must be looking at different figures probably though. And so I thought I wonder what [...]

What The Latest Bank Of England Inflation Report Means To You And Me

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 16th November 2007
The BOE released its latest inflation report this week, and much to my relief and disgust at the same time they have finally reached the conclusion that they have over corrected the market – better very late than never I suppose.
I apologise for repeating the next bit if you’re a regular [...]

Are They Going To Cut Rates Next Month

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 23rd October 2007
Please Note the questions says are they going to cut rates not should they cut rates!
The BoE’s minutes from the meeting were out this week, and one person out of nine actually voted for a rate cut. So it’s not looking good is it?
I’ve been having a discussion with my Economist [...]

Is It Nearly Time Again For Us to Live Out Our One Day Of Democracy?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 16th October 2007
Since 1979 we have lived in democracy for a total of seven days, are we about to have the eight day? For those of you that don’t know the rest of the time democracy is really just an illusion. But that’s for another time as we can’t change that system, or [...]

Northern Rock, Was This Fun To Watch Or What?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 19th September 2007
First off I’ll cover why I think it happened, what the fallout will be and I’ll cover why you can make money thanks to this. I will also cover the events that caused this and why it may help to bring about changes in the future.
On a personal note this was [...]

Continuing On My Thread That There Will Be An Election Called Next Year

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 30th July 2007
I was amused to see in the paper yesterday that there was even talk of a snap election in the autumn because of the recent excellent poll ratings.

More Signs Towards A May Election

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Share
Originally Posted 13th July 2007
The chancellor is expected to set out a mini budget in October which is ahead of when they usually announce it in November. If they put in some sweeteners into that (such as another 1p off income tax) as well, then I would say that an election in May will be [...]

Next Entries »