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  1. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    The Week Ahead in Finance (30-06-2014)

    Each week QFINANCE.com brings you five things to look out for in the week ahead (30-06-2014). Essential news that will shape the week and help you keep ahead in the world of business and finance.

  2. Finance Blogger: Moorad Choudhry

    Forward guidance: making it up as you go along

    I have a suggestion for the BoE. Just say nothing at all about the next move in the base rate. At least you won’t give the impression that you’re making it up as you go along.

  3. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    QFINANCE: financial news roundup (June 13 – 19, 2014)

    Each week QFINANCE.com brings you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days (June 13 – 19, 2014) in finance and business – essential reading to keep you up to date with the latest topics.

  4. Finance Blogger: Shaun Richards

    What are the consequences of negative interest rates?

    This week has seen for the first time a major central bank dipping its toe into the world of negative interest rates. Instead of receiving interest on deposits, there will be a requirement to pay interest on them, which is quite a sea change.

  5. Finance Blogger: Moorad Choudhry

    The bank bonus system is 200% no longer fit-for-purpose

    Who would want to wear a fake Rolex or Cartier watch? I mean, it’s only you that you’re kidding, right? And what’s the point of lying to oneself? Once you start doing that, you may as well give up the ghost.

  6. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    QFINANCE: financial news roundup (May 23 - 29, 2014)

    Each week QFINANCE.com brings you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days (May 23 - 29, 2014) in finance and business – essential reading to keep you up to date with the latest topics.

  7. Finance Blogger: Moorad Choudhry

    Piling on household debt also causes crashes

    Six years after Lehmans, the mainstream view remains that it was banks that caused the crash. It is simplistic to think that this was the only, or even the main, cause of the economic meltdown.

  8. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    QFINANCE: financial news roundup (May 9 - 15 2014)

    Each week QFINANCE.com brings you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days (May 9 - 15, 2014) in finance and business – essential reading to keep you up to date with the latest topics.

  9. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    The Week Ahead in Finance (12-05-2014)

    Each week QFINANCE.com brings you five things to look out for in the week ahead (12-05-2014). Essential news that will shape the week and help you keep ahead in the world of business and finance.

  10. Finance Blogger: Anthony Harrington

    Leverage revisited: when fortune doesn't favor the brave

    It is amazing how, starting with the simple, practical financial fact that debt is cheaper than equity, the world managed to end up with the world-class financial crash of 2008. What brought the whole house of cards tumbling down was simply the sheer number of organizations, supposedly steered by the brightest and the best, who leveraged themselves to the hilt and took dodgy bets they couldn't afford. Stupid? You bet!

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