Analysis: Housing price gains mask lingering market weaknesses | Reuters
"The recovery in the housing market is showing a pattern far different from what followed previous downturns, experts say, suggesting that the dramatic price gains of recent months may not be sustainable."
How Businesses' Bad Investments Drag Us All Down - Bloomberg
"I wish that Avent were right that we could live in a world where the only people who pay for bad investment decisions are the people who made those decisions. On balance, however, that seems unlikely. Avent's preferred solution (printing money) might be the best approach to our current troubles, but it still would cause harm to plenty of innocent bystanders."
Spy on your neighbours, says former MI5 head Stella Rimington - Telegraph
"Dame Stella Rimin...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.