Britain fell for a neoliberal con trick  even the IMF says so | Aditya Chakrabortty
November 5, 2018

The fund reports that Britains finances are weaker than all other nations except Portugal, and says privatisation is to blame, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Columnists usually proffer answers, but today I want to ask a question, a big Continue reading

Trump’s trade war with China and Europe will hit global growth  IMF
October 13, 2018

UKs outlook for 2019 stays at 1.5% but previous forecast for 1.3% this year cut to 1.1%

Donald Trumps trade war with China and Europe is forecast to hit global growth this year and reverberate through 2019, the International Monetary Continue reading

Lehman Brothers collapse: where are the key figures now?
October 11, 2018

Ten years ago this weekend the investment banks bankruptcy caused panic in US and UK

Ten years ago this weekend Lehman Brothers crashed into bankruptcy the biggest corporate failure in history and sent the worlds financial system reeling close Continue reading

Lehman collapse: what has happened to the markets since?
September 29, 2018

The effect on the FTSE 100 through to pensions, house prices and savers

Stock market returns since Lehmans collapse

Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on 15 September 2008, prompting a fall in the FTSE 100 of 4%. It was the Continue reading

Women in their 40s freeze their eggs for a reason (and its not stupidity) | Zeynep Gurtin
September 26, 2018

In my research into single womens fertility options, Ive found this is often a pragmatic decision, says womens fertility researcher Zeynep Gurtin

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) says women should freeze their eggs before they are 35. But Continue reading