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      The number of jobs in the UK’s financial services industry has continued to fall in spite of rising levels of optimism....

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    1. 11 hours ago

      Eurozone warned of complacency over impact of potential Greek exit

      Eurozone quantitative easing was launched to save the single currency bloc. But it may end up making it easier to break the...

    2. 11 hours ago

      French business still waits for promised economic recovery

      The recovery is looming, according to French president François Hollande. But in the southern city of Avignon, Norbert Zoppi...

    3. March 27, 2015

      US growth slows despite robust spending

      US growth slowed in the fourth quarter despite robust spending by consumers, official figures confirmed today, amid signs of...

    4. March 27, 2015

      Free Lunch: The many roads to stagnation

      Many plagues on both your houses The secular stagnation debate is one of the two economic discussions it is most important...

    5. March 26, 2015

      Dow Transports puts shadow on US equities

      Investors are shunning US transport stocks and this barometer of the economy and overall equity sentiment on Thursday...

    6. March 25, 2015

      The American century will survive the rise of China

      In 1941 Time editor Henry Luce proclaimed “the American century”. Some now see this coming to an end as a result of the...

    7. March 25, 2015

      Battered energy set to harm S&P earnings

      It’s almost the end of March, which means the market will soon have to deal with the first-quarter corporate reporting...

    8. March 25, 2015

      QE will lower living standards long term

      New monetary orthodoxy is likely to permanently impair living standards for generations to come, while creating a false...

    9. March 25, 2015

      Key trends scrutinised as US braces for lower growth

      The US economy recorded its strongest performance of the post-financial crisis era in 2014. With a 2.4 per cent rise in...

    10. March 24, 2015

      Europe is a waiting room thronging with the sick

      Spring has brought signs of a welcome recovery in the European economy. Not before time. The EU may comprise the world’s...

    11. March 24, 2015

      Supreme Court to rule on underwater loans

      When George Long lost his job in 2010, he faced the threat of losing his Florida home. But he managed to save his house...

    12. March 24, 2015

      Eurozone recovery signs grow stronger

      More signs have emerged that the eurozone’s recovery is finally strengthening after years of economic stagnation. A closely...

    13. March 23, 2015

      Fed ‘lift-off’ is to destination unknown

      The Federal Reserve has prepared the way for “lift-off” in policy rates, yet the trajectory and destination for US interest...

    14. March 22, 2015

      Exchange rates: Transatlantic divergence

      Angry protesters surrounded the European Central Bank’s new headquarters in Frankfurt last week, saying its response to the...

    15. March 19, 2015

      US struggles over severe bank risks

      America’s struggle to decide which banks pose grave threats to the financial system was laid bare on Thursday as Republicans...

    16. March 19, 2015

      Fed’s ‘Moonwalk’ sparks bets on low rates

      Bond investors are betting that US rates will remain near historic lows following mixed signals from the Federal Reserve,...

    17. March 19, 2015

      Stronger dollar sees US trade deficit widen

      A stronger dollar saw the US current account deficit widen in the final three months of last year due to falling exports and...

    18. March 19, 2015

      Fed ‘dot plot’ is latest key to rate rise views

      The Federal Reserve junked its low rates guidance on Wednesday, but another signalling device took on greater prominence in...

    19. March 18, 2015

      US ports: Gridlock on the waterfront

      The MSC Renée, whose sheer black sides loom over the wharf at Pier 400, the US’s biggest container terminal, is an emblem of...

    20. March 18, 2015

      OECD raises global growth forecasts

      The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has sharply upgraded its economic forecasts for the eurozone, in...

    21. March 18, 2015

      US small-caps raise dividends at vigorous pace

      Smaller US companies focused on the domestic market have initiated and raised dividends at a vigorous pace over the past 15...

    22. March 18, 2015

      Japan Inc gives biggest boost to base pay for more than a decade

      Toyota, Nissan and Hitachi are among Japan’s largest companies moving to slot in place the missing piece of the prime...

    23. March 17, 2015

      Dalio warns Fed of 1937-style rate risk

      The US Federal Reserve risks causing a 1937-style stock market slump when it finally moves to raise interest rates, one of...

    24. March 17, 2015

      All we ask is that Europe give Greece a chance

      It is a common belief that the Greek government is seeking special treatment relative to other stressed eurozone members. We...

    25. March 17, 2015

      Dollar rally needs US growth underpin

      The dollar is on a tear, stirring memories among veteran currency strategists of great dollar bull runs of the past. Not...

    26. March 16, 2015

      Marketing: Satisfying a craving for authenticity

      In this time of Twitter and stories told in no more than 140 characters, there is something curious about the marketing...

    27. March 16, 2015

      Craft versus Kraft

      Andy Warhol knew what he was doing. In the early 1960s, when he was looking to create a stir in the world of modern art, he...

    28. March 12, 2015

      Workers of the gig economy, unite!

      Sara Horowitz is in demand. The founder of the Freelancers Union, which has 250,000 independent contractors on its books, is...

    29. March 12, 2015

      Dollar strength weighs on Fed rate-setters

      When Federal Reserve policy makers gather next week, they are likely to have warnings about the resurgent dollar ringing in...

    30. March 11, 2015

      Bloated valuations arrest US bull run

      Entering its seventh year, the ageing US equity bull market looks vulnerable. Rising concerns about the outlook for US...

    31. March 11, 2015

      Fed rate rise is overdue, warns Bullard

      The end of the Federal Reserve’s near-zero interest rate policy is overdue given the rapid pace of improvement in the jobs...

    32. March 10, 2015

      Credit supply underpins European optimism

      The list of reasons to fear investing in Europe is well known and looking increasingly well-worn, even as the European...

    33. March 9, 2015

      Spanish housing prices rise at fastest rate in 6 years

      Spanish house prices have risen at the fastest rate since the start of the country’s financial crisis, fuelled by a broader...

    34. March 8, 2015

      Bonds: How firm a foundation?

      On the eve of the financial crisis, the office of market supervision at the US securities watchdog included more than 100...

    35. March 8, 2015

      A trade deal must work for America’s middle class

      Over the next few months the question of US participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is likely to be...

    36. March 8, 2015

      Fears of damaging deflation subside

      When oil prices began to slide last June, bringing global inflation down across the world, economists faced a conundrum....

    37. March 6, 2015

      Landmarks on a journey to uncertainty

      We cannot help it. As humans, we need landmarks to guide us. We love round numbers. Once used to them, we cannot tell when...

    38. March 6, 2015

      Five things to know about US jobs growth

      The strength of America’s labour market recovery continues to defy Wall Street expectations, as February’s numbers showed....

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