Chemicals and the Economy

London house prices edge closer to a tumble
21st July 2019 by

After the excitement of Wimbledon tennis and a cricket World Cup final, Londoners were back to their...

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G7 births hit new record low, below Depression level in 1933
14th July 2019 by

If a country doesn’t have any babies, then in time it won’t have an economy. But that...

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From subprime to stimulus…and now social division
6th July 2019 by

The blog has now been running for 12 years since the first post was written from Thailand at the end...

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Resilience amidst headwinds is key for H2
30th June 2019 by

Resilience is set to become the key issue as we look forward to H2, as I note in a new analysis for ...

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Perennials set to defeat Fed’s attempt to maintain the stock market rally as deflation looms
23rd June 2019 by

Never let reality get in the way of a good theory. That’s been the policy of western central b...

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Europe’s auto sector suffers as Dieselgate and China’s downturn hit sales
16th June 2019 by

Trade wars, Dieselgate and recession risk are having a major impact on the European auto industry, a...

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D-Day commemorations mark end of a political era
9th June 2019 by

Last week, 95 year-old Harry Read repeated the jump that he and his fellow parachutists had made as ...

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2019 Global Outlook – a mid-year update: ACS webinar on Thursday
4th June 2019 by

There will be no shortage of important topics to discuss on Thursday, at my regular Chemistry and t...

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Wishful thinking dominates Brexit debate as the UK heads towards No Deal on 31 October
2nd June 2019 by

One of the best things I learned at school was the simple mnemonic: “To ASSUME can make an ASS...

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Recession risk rises as Iran tensions and US-China trade war build
26th May 2019 by

Oil markets are once again uneasily balanced between two completely different outcomes – and o...

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