Tag Archives: Capitalism

Scottish Independence vote

The vote in September is unlikely to be Yes for Independence – though the polls are closer now than a few months ago and there is a large undecided bloc.  However, I’ll be surprised if Scotland votes Yes especially as … Continue reading

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#Carneyge on UK house market

BANK OF ENGLAND FINANCIAL POLICY COMMITTEE TO CAP BULK OF HIGH LOAN-TO-INCOME MORTGAGES AND TOUGHENS UNDERWRITING STANDARDS TO SET FROM OCTOBER LOAN TO INCOME RATIO AT 4.5 FOR 85 PCT OF NEW MORTGAGES TOUGHENS AFFORDABILITY TESTS FOR NEW HOME LOANS … Continue reading

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ECB cuts Base Rate. So what?

I won’t bore you with the minutiae just a couple of details: BBC website The ECB has cut the Base Rate by the staggering amount of, er, 0.1% to 0.15%. Also, banks depositing funds at their Central Bank (the ECB) … Continue reading

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UK Budget AKA Re-election broadcast

Talking w/ @SimonLederman @BBCLondon949 c 10.15pm 2nite re Budget AKA Re-election broadcast @MelPolydorou — Jonathan Davis (@J0nathanDavis) March 19, 2014 I wrote this last year: 2013 Budget, March 2013 You might spend 2 minutes looking at it.  You might notice … Continue reading

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@PositiveMoneyUk responds

Ben’s reply and mine to his are in the @PositiveMoneyUK post earlier today but I thought readers may wish to see his in case they miss it Ben Dyson says: 15 October 2013 at 4:32 pm Hi Jonathan, Just a … Continue reading

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@PositiveMoneyUK

  On Sunday evening I went to a Hell hole in East London (an old pub made into what looks like a refectory hosted by the 1980s The Young Ones) called Passing Clouds in Dalston, nr ‘Ackney. I went to … Continue reading

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Bring back Capitalism

I'll be w/ @kayeadams @BBCRadioScot after 9am re Prestwick Airport. Don't nationalise. #BringBackCapitalism — Jonathan Davis (@J0nathanDavis) October 9, 2013 So, I took part in a discussion on Call Kaye @KayeAdams on BBC Radio Scotland this morning. It was about … Continue reading

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