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Final aiport expansion vote won't happen for at least another year, says No 10 -  Politics live

Final aiport expansion vote won't happen for at least another year, says No 10 - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summary 5.46pm BST 5.18pm BST The government has made a second big announcement this afternoon. A key element of the
Is there Tory conspiracy to unsettle Bank of England's Mark Carney?

Is there Tory conspiracy to unsettle Bank of England's Mark Carney?

Hague may not have made direct threat to Bank’s independence, but governor would be right to feel unease about political driftIs there a conspiracy to unsettle Mark Carney? The governor of the Bank of
Bank of England rebuts May and Hague's attacks on quantitative easing

Bank of England rebuts May and Hague's attacks on quantitative easing

Money creation benefited the economy, lifted FTSE and boosted exports, paper says countering PM’s claims of ‘bad side effects’ of QE The Bank of England has hit back at attacks by Theresa May and Lord
Michael Gove: criticising  Mark Carney is seen as 'thought crime'

Michael Gove: criticising Mark Carney is seen as 'thought crime'

Latest Conservative to complain about Bank of England governor says QE and latest interest rate cut were misjudgedMichael Gove has become the latest senior Conservative to criticise the governor of

How criticising Mark Carney became the new Tory sport

Conservative politicians have been lining up to rebuke the Bank of England governor, including one call for him to resignConservative politicians have lined up to criticise Mark Carney in the most
This week’s growth figures may show we picked a bad year to vote for Brexit

This week’s growth figures may show we picked a bad year to vote for Brexit

The threat of stagflation from a falling pound is looming. But America’s GDP slowdown may prove the decisive factor in Britain’s economic wellbeingHow much short-term damage was inflicted by the
Mark Carney isn’t the problem. The problem was austerity

Mark Carney isn’t the problem. The problem was austerity

The Bank is an easy target for MPs unhappy with Britain’s prospects, but when even William Hague bemoans inequality, it’s clear where the fault liesNext year promises a return to low growth, rising
Prepare for the next recession – while you can

Prepare for the next recession – while you can

Governments should start normalising monetary policy and cutting public debt before the next economic downturn hits themEconomic forecasts for 2017 project continued frailty in the global economy, and
Low interest rates have not driven inequality, says Bank of England deputy

Low interest rates have not driven inequality, says Bank of England deputy

Ben Broadbent also stresses Bank will carefully balance controlling inflation and supporting economy in futureA long spell of ultra-low interest rates has not driven a rise in inequality in the UK,
Some fresh ideas to tackle social insecurity | Letters

Some fresh ideas to tackle social insecurity | Letters

Colin Hines of the Green New Deal Group on job-creating QE | James Taylor of Scope on disabled people in poverty | Dr Malcolm Torry of the Citizen’s Income Trust on a basic income | Anita Deshmukh on
ECB surprises markets by scaling back QE programme

ECB surprises markets by scaling back QE programme

Eurozone’s central bank leaves interest rates unchanged but slows pace of asset purchases from €80bn a month to €60bnThe European Central Bank has vowed to continue with its programme of electronic
ECB's quantitative easing programme investing billions in fossil fuels

ECB's quantitative easing programme investing billions in fossil fuels

EU emissions pledge could be undermined by bank’s investments in oil, gas and auto industries, new analysis showsThe European Central Bank’s (ECB) quantitative easing programme is systematically
Nomi Prins on the World Financial System in 2017

Nomi Prins on the World Financial System in 2017

This post Nomi Prins on the World Financial System in 2017 appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The Daily Reckoning interviewed Nomi Prins in Europe for an exclusive on what is in store for the world
MPs are right to question Bank of England's monetary policy

MPs are right to question Bank of England's monetary policy

Ultra-low interest rates and quantitative easing were needed in 2008, but keeping them for too long may precipitate the next crisis A long, hard look at the way the Bank of England has conducted
Fed's rate hike signals a déjà vu for 2017

Fed's rate hike signals a déjà vu for 2017

Major central banks react inversely to US and will persist with ultra-low or negative interest rates in the hope banks will lend to people – they won’tAs Charles Dickens wrote of revolutionary France
UK economy is overheating and veering towards stagflation

UK economy is overheating and veering towards stagflation

Rising inflation may force the Bank of England to increase interest rates and put the brakes on growthThe UK economy performed surprisingly well in 2016. Indeed, when looking across the OECD
ECB Chief Draghi to Germany: Calm Down, Yo

ECB Chief Draghi to Germany: Calm Down, Yo

Europe's bank remains the Eurozone's favorite political punching bag.
Bank of England sharply raises UK growth forecast

Bank of England sharply raises UK growth forecast

Central bank predicts economy will grow by 2% this year as consumers and businesses appear to shrug off Brexit bluesThe Bank of England has painted a brighter outlook for the UK economy this year,
Nomi Prins: Here’s How to Prosper in the Age of Artisanal Money

Nomi Prins: Here’s How to Prosper in the Age of Artisanal Money

This post Nomi Prins: Here’s How to Prosper in the Age of Artisanal Money appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Nomi Prins gave opening the remarks at the Mises Institute where she offered an update on
Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer

Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer

This post Chaos Coming To A Market Near You This Summer appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Lee Adler takes on the raw data coming out from the Fed that all signal for a massive swirl of chaos by