I loved this, said by Alexei Sayle on Radio 4 last week: Austerity is the idea that the global financial crash of 2008 was caused by there being too many libraries in Wolverhampton. Sometimes one line says it all. Hat tip to Peter May.
After an owner makes heads or tails at the end of the year, they will usually determine whether or not money is left behind for setting up some sort of long-term retirement plan within their business. Since there are so many people setting up individual LLC’s or home-based side businesses, you need to keep a […]
The consensus is the FOMC will cut the Fed Funds rate 25 bps to a range of 1.75% to 2.0% at the meeting this week. A 50 bps cut is not impossible, but seems unlikely at this meeting. A key will be if the FOMC signals another rate cut in October. The hints could be […]
It’s not my job to criticise those seeking to tackle tax avoidance, and I won’t. But I can say when they need to improve their targeting. And I fear that is true of John McDonnell’s plans as announce to the Sunday Times today. The plan seems to be to do two things. One is to […]
This is an analysis of today’s Observer poll from Opinium via Flavible.com: I do not trust many polls, and Opinium seems to produce much stronger Tory results than most right now. There is one thing to note though: look at Scotland. Not a single Tory or Labour seat. I stress, I am not convinced, but that is […]