When economists reach a conclusion, worry

What could go wrong with economic forecasts? Frankly, anything, says James Mackintosh

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Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
Martin Gilbert discussed the impact of technology on the fund industry
An employee arranges U.S. 100 dollar notes for a photograph at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. The dollar dropped to a record low against the Swiss franc and fell for a second day versus the yen after Standard & Poor's downgrade of the U.S. added to concern the fiscal health of the world's biggest economy is slipping. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
What could go wrong with economic forecasts? Frankly, anything, says James Mackintosh

Warnings of a bloodbath in bonds

The Fed has signalled aggressive rate rises, writes David Oakley

Stormy Grexit tragedy is European farce

A Greek crisis would draw away attention from much bigger problems, says John Dizard

Eurozone prospects look better tomorrow

It is worth considering what quantitative easing would accomplish, says Stephen Macklow-Smith

The last throw of the eurozone dice

Investors place a euphoric bet on a policy of probably limited effectiveness

‘Little red dot’ to lure tourists south

A look at a government initiative to ratchet up ‘repeat visitorship’ to Singapore

A hotbed of regulatory arbitrage

The witch hunt for closet trackers amounts to price regulation

No Santa Claus for US shale oil this year

‘Redetermination dates’ for borrowing are the most important in the oil calendar, says John Dizard

Tyranny of the minority takes on Big Oil

The divestment movement claims money is most powerful when it walks, not talks, says Stephen Foley

Closet trackers drag the City down

Investors should not confuse low cost with what offers the best value for money, says David Oakley


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