Tag Archives: politics

Poll: Thames Estuary Airport: Fly or Sink?

It’s the Mayor of London’s pet project, but do you think it will ever get off the ground? To lower the risk of further painful puns please give us your views as soon as possible. Results will be available on … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt: a Light Tale of Innocence…OK, Quite A Bit of Experience Too

 Phone hacking vs. nodding and winking. Apart from the presumption of innocence before any sort of official hearing [next week] it’s curious to compare the allegations against the Culture & Media Secretary with those against others in the New Corp … Continue reading

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Real Greek Risk & Fake Cassandras

 Meze JPMorgan still warning portentously of Greece’s ‘Ides of March’ As for the rest of us, we’re almost ‘over it’ already, though no one thinks a default will be an easy option JPMorgan has published a portentous note this morning. It’s … Continue reading

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Staying Sharp At The Summit

Personally, I’m making an effort to remain alert as we go into the 2 millionth Summit [slight exaggeration] to discuss the euro-zone crisis. No matter how monotonous this newsflow has become though, it can still spring surprises – including for … 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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JPY can go OTP ahead of DPJ Contest

QuickJPYbullets: scope for USD/JPY to plumb/set historic lows with the most recent being 76.37. Overnight the pair reversed from a peak around 76.88 and is now at a weakly looking 76.53 triangle on hourly chart suggests 73.50 target! More sensible targets are 76.37 and … Continue reading

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