People of the Left looking for dragons to slay in the financial system really need to understand the nature of the beast.
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Portugal's Espirito Santo Group shows that complex, opaque corporate structures with embedded banks create moral hazard and the risk of fraud.
The size of new mortgages compared with borrower incomes is rising, suggesting households are becoming more vulnerable to income and interest rate shocks. Will macroprudential regulation be enough?
A majority of economists surveyed by the Centre for Macroeconomics think it is time to use macroprudential tools to calm the UK's housing market.
Is it possible to embrace big banks, while disavowing Too Big To Fail?
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Wages and cuts undermine Osborne’s living standards boast - by @johnweeks41 http://t.co/fkC2OIPb5N
On The Continuation Of Britain's Housebuilding Drought - by @azizonomics http://t.co/PjqDNYj2W3
Towards a new Gold Standard? - by @RebeccaDelta http://t.co/W6fpFlzruy
Institutional fund or Warren Buffett? Who would be your investment role model? - http://t.co/b6aLO7exon
The Rise of the On-Demand Economy - http://t.co/WfDMCfn8Kp