An insight into gold fixing and why it's come to an end after nearly 96 years.
We were not prepared to allow Britain's valuable science base to be put at risk for narrow, short-term gains.
If the political instability is not reined in soon enough, the currency will spiral out of control.
The UK fast becoming a stand-out developed economy performer. Growth is heading into 2014 at a healthy 3 to 4 per cent, even in the face of Osborne’s austerity.
Democratic control over quantitative easing would be a welcome first step to my kind of revolution, writes Stewart Cowley.
A masterpiece of reverse engineering.
Advocates of HFT argue that it provides additional liquidity and so narrows the gap between buying and selling prices. Yet when market conditions turn adverse, HFT firms can switch off their robo-traders and then liquidity vanishes – as we saw in the “fla
A fresh addition to the growing library of "recession lit": one which delves into anthropology and ancient history to argue we will never understand the financial crisis with our current misguided perspective on money.
More trouble for "downgraded Chancellor" George Osborne.
Ben Bernanke, Mervyn King, Larry Summers, Olivier Blanchard and Axel A. Weber talk at the LSE about the lessons of the crash.
Not if, but when, the bubble will burst.
The Dow is a silly index for silly people. Pay no heed.
We're blaming the fire alarm for the fire.
As the Italian <em>tuttishambles</em> starts to bite, the currency wars get interesting.
Abe puts the squeeze on the BoJ.
Digital currencies might start creating a sticky situation for central banks.
Lessons in unclear policy communication.
The Nikkei at 13,000 is the new target.
Italy, Spain and Cyprus all strike fear into the hearts of economists.
High frequency (insider) trading.
Was the "smash and grab" actually so bad?
Good news ahead.
Why are they doing it? Because the conspiracists have won.
A teachable moment.
The real funny story's the debt ceiling.
Make a silly demand, get a silly concession.
State capitalism, or unconventional fiscal policy?
The disastrous record of the rating agencies proves that they do not deserve their exalted position.