Recommended Reading: Stimulus and risk – why the Keynesian borrowers are wrong

Economic policy in Britain is in desperate need of a radical overhaul, however Labour’s Keynesian alternative of print, borrow and spend is not the answer. In this excellent article Dr Tim Morgan, Global Head of Research at Tullett Prebon, helps explain why the Keynesian prescription is actually an extremely dangerous and foolhardy option.

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“Risk-Free” Is So 2012

So you’ve got this pile of cash and you’re not sure what to do with it. Nice problem, as problems go, but definitely not trivial, especially if you’re more concerned with keeping what you have than trying to make it grow.

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Money In The Bank? No Thanks

Niall Ferguson believes that individual property rights are responsible for turning a bunch of ignorant, “malodorous” Europeans into the world’s dominant culture. That is why the proposed violation of such rights in Cyprus is sending shock waves through the global financial system.

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Hidden Treasury Risks? Part I

While Treasuries are said to have no default risk as the Fed can always print money to pay off the debt, hidden risks might be lurking. As oxymoronic as it may sound, the biggest risk to the economy and the U.S. dollar might be, well, economic growth! Let us explain.

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Capitalism didn’t fail but it might as well have done

It is because so many people attribute the global financial crisis and subsequent economic downturn to the failure of capitalism that we are moving resolutely in the direction of socialism. The fact that we didn’t have capitalism doesn’t seem to matter to most people.

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The 247Bull investment strategy

As investors our primary goal is to understand the powerful long-term macro forces that shape the global economy and determine the direction of financial markets. This article examines what these forces are, and what investors need to do to capitalise on them.

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Financial repression poses a serious threat to your wealth

Financial repression poses a serious threat to the wealth of millions of savers and investors, and it is likely to be a dominant feature within the financial landscape for at least the remainder of the decade. This article examines what financial repression is, and how savers and investors can protect themselves from it.

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