Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.

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Economics blog
24 May 2012
Knock 6.5% off America's Q1 and Q2 annualised growth
Economics blog
24 May 2012
Must-read comment and analysis
Business
24 May 2012
The PC manufacturer Hewlett-Packard is to cut almost 30,000 jobs, the company has announced, in one of the biggest mass...
Tax and spending
23 May 2012
Austerity round the world
Interest rates
23 May 2012
Zero coupon bond sold for a yield of 0.07 per cent.
The Staggers
23 May 2012
Denies priorities have changed.
Economics blog
23 May 2012
Must-read comment and analysis
Economics blog
23 May 2012
It's all about the babies.
Economics blog
23 May 2012
From Sky's Ed Conway comes this fantastic picture of German protestors quite literally occupying the euro (notice...
The Staggers
23 May 2012
How cold was the room for the IMF's press conference yesterday? The Funds' World Economic Outlook publishes...
The Staggers
22 May 2012
Very odd line from Matthew Sinclair's response to Nick Pearce's response to the Taxpayers' Alliance's...
Economics blog
22 May 2012
1. Trade, not aid, is what improves life in the third world (Telegraph) Tim Worstall argues that the Millennium...
Tax and spending
22 May 2012
More infrastructure spending and tax cuts
Economics blog
22 May 2012
Sexy taxes, biblical taxes, and just plain low taxes
Employment
21 May 2012
What red tape?

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