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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US-China trade war confirms political risk is now a key factor for companies and the economy
12th May 2019 by

There are few real surprises in life, and President Trump’s decision to launch a full-scale tr...

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Uber’s $91bn IPO marks the top for today’s debt-fuelled stock markets
28th April 2019 by

Uber’s IPO next month is set to effectively “ring the bell” at the top of the post...

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Don’t get carried away by Beijing’s stimulus
7th April 2019 by

Residential construction work in Qingdao, China. Government stimulus is unlikely to deliver the econ...

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Stormy weather ahead for chemicals
24th March 2019 by

Four serious challenges are on the horizon for the global petrochemical industry as I describe in my...

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