By Alex Hern - 01 August 10:38
The strong yen helps the elderly in Japan at the expense of everyone else.
By Carl Packman - 31 July 14:18
"Payday loan" companies are starting to branch out to much longer terms
By Alex Hern - 31 July 13:00
Too long in a slump, and the slump starts to get permanent.
By Alex Hern - 31 July 11:37
Now Unilever and Texas Instruments are the new safe havens.
By Alex Hern - 30 July 15:45
If you can, always look below the surface of data.
By Alex Hern - 30 July 8:26
Rule one of politics: never assume people are "sensible".
By Alex Hern - 27 July 12:00
The Great Network Wars of 2012 have begun.
By Alex Hern - 27 July 10:50
So let's have more of them.
By Ben Fox - 27 July 10:47
The longer the coalition remains in denial, the longer it will take for Britain to recover from its economic depression.
By Alex Hern - 26 July 16:25
There probably isn't a long-term drop in productivity.
By Alex Hern - 26 July 15:13
ECB President says he'll do "whatever it takes" to save the euro.
By Alex Hern - 26 July 10:52
Taxmaggedon's not averted, but the competition is on fair ground
By Tony Dolphin - 25 July 11:07
Real GDP has now fallen for three consecutive quarters.
By Richard Darlington and Imogen Parker - 24 July 18:05
The release of the data on Britain's wellbeing shows some interesting trends
By Philip Booth - 24 July 12:15
The IEA's Philip Booth examines how the economy is shrinking even with a strong labour market.
By Alex Hern - 23 July 15:15
You got your public funding in my private donations! No, you got your private donations in my public funding!
By Alex Hern - 23 July 13:45
Mandatory sentencing isn't so scary if you would quite like jail
By Alex Hern - 23 July 12:06
The value of a painting is how much you can sell it for. But Robert Rauschenberg's "Canyon" is illegal to sell, leaving the Sonnabend estate in a pickle.
By Ian Mulheirn - 20 July 16:59
Funded stimulus will take real political leadership to pull off.
By Alex Hern - 20 July 13:02
Long copyright terms may not reward the artist, but they make sure that people buy works by new musicians
By Alex Hern - 20 July 9:32
Focusing on just profit and loss makes the business environment worse for all concerned
By Tony Dolphin - 20 July 8:39
Underemployment: the UK’s response to economic weakness
By Dom Boyle - 20 July 8:18
The eurozone is emphatically not an optimal currency area.
By Alex Hern - 18 July 14:02
Outsourcing government policy since 2010
By Alex Hern - 18 July 11:45
This zombie statistic refuses to die.
By Alex Hern - 17 July 15:37
Being paid to look after money isn't what governments ought to be doing.
By Alex Hern - 17 July 11:52
The Vampire Squid launches a private bank for wealthy clients
By Alex Hern - 17 July 8:41
A move up and out for Google's star
By Declan Gaffney - 16 July 15:38
People leave housing benefit all the time, but the DWP managed to turn no news into good news