All posts by Brian Reading

Repeat of 70s in store as UK heads towards stagflation

Repeat of 70s in store as UK heads towards stagflation

A crisis greater than 2008 could be brewing ...
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Return of cost-push inflation may lead to stagflation

Return of cost-push inflation may lead to stagflation

Without monetary fuel, inflation peters out in stagnation or slump ...
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Johnson’s biggest test is yet to come

Johnson’s biggest test is yet to come

Post-pandemic imbalances confirm case for UK wealth tax ...
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Cull of Cummings, PM sidekick who built an empire

Cull of Cummings, PM sidekick who built an empire

After Johnson adviser ousting, ministers can take back control ...
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Guarding the guards: The case for UK reform

Guarding the guards: The case for UK reform

Rule-makers must be seen as rule-obeyers ...
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Welcome to world of stagflation

Welcome to world of stagflation

Heading for 1970s-style cost-push inflation ...
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The undeniable case for wealth tax

The undeniable case for wealth tax

Economic and moral necessity ...
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A Spad with influence

A Spad with influence

Power and cunning at No. 10 ...
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A 50% chance of a crisis in 2019

A 50% chance of a crisis in 2019

Beware balance sheet dangers ...
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Austerity fails to eliminate UK deficit

Austerity fails to eliminate UK deficit

History warns against going for growth ...
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Markets shrug off Hammond

Markets shrug off Hammond

Abandoning austerity could boost growth ...
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Hammond – The Treasury’s prisoner

Hammond – The Treasury’s prisoner

Bold Budget is necessary, but fanciful ...
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