Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Bill Bonner about economic cycles, and the catastrophic credit crisis that will make 2008 look like a walk in the park.
Almost eight years after the credit crunch began, the world’s debt pile is higher than ever – but don’t count on us making much of a dent in it.
President Obama wants America to clamp down on businesses avoiding their taxes. Can he succeed? And how big a problem is it anyway? Matthew Partridge reports.
The Baltic Dry index – a widely watched leading indicator of global growth – has slid by 60% to a 29-year low over the past three months.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and former US presidential adviser Pippa Malmgren about how the contest between powerful deflationary and inflationary forces will create real pain for the public.
Saudi Arabia is a vicious dictatorship, yet the death of the king recently led to warm words of tribute from Western leaders. Why? Matthew Partridge reports.
London property prices have reached ludicrous heights. Dr Matthew Partridge looks at what could pop the bubble, and how far prices could fall.
Just like Winnie-the-Pooh, the eurozone is going to have to go on a diet to get itself out of the hole it’s stuck in, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Oxfam’s claim that the wealthiest 1% own 48% of the world’s wealth has come under serious scrutiny.
It’s not the quantity of Chinese growth that is important, but the quality.
Merryn Somerset Webb interviews Paul Hodges about the global economy’s ‘Great Unwinding’, and how Britain’s house prices could halve.