UK house prices hit all-time high of £247,000 - Telegraph
"House prices have soared to a new, record average of a quarter of a million pounds across the UK after a jump of 4 per cent in the past year, official figures claimed today. "
Finland prime minister ready to support further eurozone bailouts - FT.com
"A fervent defender of eurozone austerity even in the midst of its third recession since the start of the financial crisis, Finland appears to be softening its image as being more German than the Germans in the face of growing support for “populist” eurosceptic parties ahead of next year’s European parliamentary elections.Jyrki Katainen, Finland’s prime minister, told the Financial Times in Rome that Helsinki was ready to support further eurozone bailouts of Greece and Portugal if n...
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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.