Chemicals and the Economy

Interest rate outlook more uncertain as Bill Gross leaves PIMCO
3rd October 2014 by

Last week’s departure of Bill Gross from his role as Chief Investment Officer at PIMCO is lik...

Boom/Gloom Index hits record high as western financial markets soar
9th December 2013 by

The best view is always from the top of the mountain.  At least that is how it feels today, with th...

Pimco says demographics turning boom to bust
12th December 2012 by

The head of Pimco, the world’s largest bond fund managers, provides influential support this m...

C is for Complexity
24th May 2012 by

The blog’s series on the VUCA world today reaches C for Complexity. Interest rates are key to ...

Germany in the firing line as Greek default nears
12th January 2012 by

Interest rates are key to the direction of the global economy. But not in the way that was true duri...

The New Normal World in 2021
30th August 2011 by

All of us would love to be able to see into the future. Chapter 4 of our new free eBook, ‘Boom...

Greece closer to defaulting on its debt
23rd July 2011 by

Greece is about to become the first developed country to default on its debts since 1964. On Thursda...

Deflation a real risk for the 2011 Budget period
5th August 2010 by

The blog is a great fan of Pimco, the world’s largest bond fund managers. They were the first ...

The Bank of Dad and Mum rules
11th May 2010 by

Paul McCulley of Pimco, the world’s largest bond fund managers, has been continually insightfu...

The concept of “escape velocity”
13th October 2009 by

This being Budget Week in the blog, it seems appropriate to look at the views of Larry Summers, US e...

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