Monthly Archives: November 2011

#TheSquareMile #Photo Series: Owl On Clock, Near London Bridge

© Harry Dorset, Autumn 2011; used with permission It’s on a building at 68 King William Street, London EC4N 7HR. Here is the Google StreetView, for a rough idea. [The clock is visible, the owl, not.] Owl Bait: King William … Continue reading

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Chimera at Holborn Viaduct, Autumn 2011 © Harry Dorset, 2011  Click the image to see the approximate location with Google StreetView. The statue in question isn’t very easy to discover with StreetView however; you might just have to visit to … Continue reading

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Griffin at London Bridge, Autumn 2011, © Harry Dorset, 2011  Perhaps you’ve noticed we prefer the ancient icons of our Square Mile, to the more recent ones: we favour the griffins/dragons, cherubs, daemons, lions and the like, over the skyscrapers … Continue reading

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Why Pillaging Alpha From Italy’s Yields Might Not Be So Easy

Espresso 7% rate on all debt would cost just EUR140B Italy projects it will collect c. EUR500 bln taxes in 2012 Italy’s Total Debt Scenario Relatively Tame Italian household debt is about 40% of GDP Risk/Scope for Financial Repression Some … Continue reading

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Overnight Bungee Practice

If Wednesday’s market moves in Europe are just half as volatile as they were in the relatively illiquid overnight conditions, it’ll be an ‘interesting’ day. Just after London’s close, the euro spiked circa 80 pts to 1.3760/65, as did other … Continue reading

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