No obvious economic good has come from the devolution of powers to the Scottish parliament thus far, says Matthew Lynn. That could change with the introduction of tax competition.
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Negative interest rates are fast becoming established as a central bank tool. Matthew Lynn looks at the three triggers that could see interest rates going negative here.
There is only so much social media people can take, says Matthew Lynn. And once they have had their fill, it will be bad news for stocks.
Taxes may still be rising, and the economy may still be sluggish, but Britain is the one significant European economy bringing state spending under control, says Matthew Lynn.
If traditional retailers are to stand any chance of surviving, they need to reach for the skies, says Matthew Lynn. Click and collect isn’t going to cut it.
Hedge funds are dying, as ever more close their doors to new investors. But they won’t be mourned, says Matthew Lynn. The only value they delivered was to their founders.
We know many things that will happen in 2016. But the most interesting ones are completely unknown, says Matthew Lynn. Here are five that might – just might – happen.
Donald Trump is portrayed as a clown, but his policies are more scary than amusing, says Matthew Lynn.
Private equity is showing an unhealthy interest in English football teams. But if it does get involved, says Matthew Lynn, it may live to regret it.
‘Precarians’ – workers on precarious contracts – have none of the protections that traditional employees have. But evidence suggests they are doing better than the average worker, says Matthew Lynn.