Wall to wall coverage. Mortgage advertising has a new pitchman.
Is Top Cat trying to tap into our inner huckster and charlatan, or is something else going on in Halifax’s new ad campaign?
The investment risk from climate change is larger than the sub-prime collapse.
This risk of climate-exposed investments dwarfs that of the sub-prime crisis.
Wall Street has been difficult to tame.
Sanders and Clinton have been trading blows over who’d be best to reform Wall Street, but new research suggests they may not have the ‘authority’ to do it.
A study in resilience.
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Markets have been on a rocky ride all year on concerns another recession looms. Here are a few lessons we can learn from the last one.
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Yet another dramatisation of the events surrounding the financial crisis that leaves a sour taste and a questionable moral lesson.
Out of kilter? Deutsche’s CEO makes his pitch.
Is the debt designed to prevent another financial crisis turning on its creators?
Suicide rates among the unemployed increased 22% during the global financial crisis.
The longer someone is unemployed, the worse their mental health gets and this can also hinder them from finding another job, research shows.
Did Australia already have a deposit guarantee in place in 2008?
Kevin Rudd believed he protected Australians from the global financial crisis with a bank deposit guarantee. But we already had one.
Save our foxes: another day, another protest.
There were more protests in Britain last year than at any time since the 1970s.
Traders will be paying close attention to the Fed’s decision on interest rates.
Why the US is set to raise its interest rates this week for the first time since the financial crisis.
Pulling apart the European crisis response.
“First, do no harm”. It’s not clear that European countries even got that right as they navigated their way through the aftermath.
The crisis has changed its colours.
The loans that plunged the world into financial chaos a decade ago are beginning to appear again. Just how scared should you be?
Gentrification is an immoral process - here’s why violent protest has a role to play in the fight against it.
Why stock markets across the world have plunged into the red.
Helpful or captured?
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Financial journalism standards have been declining, and with each new financial downturn the public has been ill served.
GE’s shift away from finance may mean more focus on other products, such as jet engines.
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GE’s push into finance nearly crippled the company, just as the broader US shift in that direction almost collapsed the global economy.
In bank stress tests, what’s worse: runs or lemons (the other kind)?
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US regulators chose to reveal detailed information to the public about the state of the banks. They were able to be so transparent, without triggering a run, because of a strong fiscal backstop.
Seeking constant distractions and identifying with brands and status symbols, we struggle to escape the superficial self.
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In the first of our series, On Happiness, the question is whether unsustainable consumption and debt can ever bring us happiness. The global financial question was a chance to take stock, yet did we learn anything?
Athens is the epicentre of a dangerous relationship.
A continent in shock; a country on the brink; and a model for punitive debt negotiations that serves no one but the banks.
Value for money?
Ultimately, RBS is better off out of government hands and the decision to sell is the best option available.