Topic: George Osborne
The chief question at this weekend's G20 summit will be how to keep the world economy growing. The Europeans are cutting government spending, ignoring President Obama's call for more stimulus.
06/25/2010 10:20 am
The bad news was of tax increases, the good news was of tax decreases and spending cuts, the really good news was corporation tax down by one point every year to 24 percent, lowest among the big European economies.
06/23/2010 04:18 pm
Queen Elizabeth II accepts support freeze, sales taxes are increased, and deep budget cuts are eyed by Europe.
06/22/2010 03:56 pm
UK budget 2010: Britain today unveiled budget cuts to raise £40 billion in state revenues through tax increases, welfare cuts, and salary freezes. But history suggests that raising taxes during a recession can cause a double-dip.
06/22/2010 01:29 pm
By eliminating the Financial Services Authority, Britain gives the Bank of England far more precise control over the money supply.
06/17/2010 09:23 am
06/09/2010 10:02 am
Since no central bank could ever gather and process enough information to have a genuinely accurate idea of what is going on as millions of prices fluctuate against each other, is a completely non-targeted accurate measure of the market possible?
05/19/2010 03:19 pm
Visiting a manufacturing plant in Youngstown, Ohio, President Obama said the $787 billion Recovery Act helped avert a possible depression. Critics – especially Republicans – aren't so sure.
05/18/2010 08:16 pm
Outgoing FSA head Hector Sants is expected to seek tighter regulation of British banks. Too much regulation, however, could create real problems.
05/12/2010 03:25 pm
With the UK general election campaign in full swing, Tory leader David Cameron unveiled a Conservative Party platform Tuesday that he hopes will lead the party back to power after 13 years in opposition.
04/13/2010 11:59 am