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The Guardian view on finance failures: manmade errors amplified by machines | Editorial
Editorial: Markets aren’t working when a system makes Elon Musk billions by adding his company Tesla to the US stock index

Editorial

21, Mar, 2021 @6:33 PM

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'Bad loans' of banks risking credit crunch, warns European commission
Europe facing post-Covid finance squeeze as indebted businesses crash affecting economy

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

16, Dec, 2020 @2:51 PM

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Investing in firms with better record on social issues pays, study finds
BlackRock analysis shows investments more resilient during Covid-19 market crash

Jasper Jolly

17, May, 2020 @11:00 PM

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JP Morgan sets aside $8.3bn to cover Covid-19 losses
Wall Street bank earmarks sum to cover credit cards and oil and gas sector losses

Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Apr, 2020 @3:44 PM

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So just when, exactly, will the City press the no-deal panic button? | Nils Pratley
Given the ever-ticking Brexit clock, the air of complacency in the markets is extraordinary

Nils Pratley

30, Jan, 2019 @8:00 PM

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The sub-prime timebomb is back – this time companies are lighting the fuse
Leveraged loans are ringing alarm bells for regulators who fear a repeat of 2008’s mortgage disaster

Kalyeena Makortoff

12, Jan, 2019 @3:59 PM

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The Observer view on Donald Trump’s uncontrolled and increasingly reckless behaviour | Observer editorial
The US president’s actions on all fronts are now a matter of global concern

Observer editorial

23, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Flex it like Brexit: confused investors cling on to idea of a grand fudge | Nils Pratley
Buy or sell? No one knows, but an unpalatable Brexit deal and a falling pound could be toxic for a weak prime minister

Nils Pratley

12, Nov, 2018 @6:53 PM

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Ten years after the crash: have the lessons of Lehman been learned? | Yanis Varoufakis and others
Our panel of writers considers what has changed – and what still needs to

Yanis Varoufakis, Ann Pettifor , Mark Littlewood, David Blanchflower, Olli Rehn, Nicky Morgan, and Micah White

14, Sep, 2018 @11:04 AM

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Its needle is pointing to the danger zone. But can we trust the fear index?
The ‘Vix’ volatililty index is closely watched for signs of trouble – but how reliable are such measures?

Phillip Inman

10, Feb, 2018 @4:00 PM

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10 years after the crash, alternatives are emerging | Letters
Letters: David Murray on debunking economic myths; Les Bright on politicians with no answers; Ed Runham on Labour being unfairly blamed; Alan Cleaver on banks having learned nothing; and Frank Field MP on a programme to boost wages

Letters

10, Aug, 2017 @6:12 PM

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Don't relax rules on City after Brexit, Mark Carney warns
Bank of England governor predicts financial sector will thrive after Brexit but says there can be no return to the lax pre-2007 regime

Larry Elliott and Jill Treanor

03, Aug, 2017 @5:00 PM

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