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Greece moves closer to the Eurozone’s exit door Greece’s economy has been contracting since 2007. In the second quarter of this year GDP was over 6% lower than a year earlier and, according to the OECD, is projected to fall by 5½% overall this year and 1½% next. If the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2012 at Mail Online - Ruth Lea's Blog
The British economy is stuttering badly. GDP fell by 0.3% in the last quarter of last year and the first quarter of this year. And the second quarter data, due this Wednesday, are expected to show another modest fall. Growth has fizzled out and output is still 3% less than... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at Mail Online - Ruth Lea's Blog
One can only have sympathy for the Spanish people as Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish Prime Minister, ratchets up the austerity pain in an economy that is already struggling. In the wake of an almighty property boom and bust, GDP is falling, nearly one in four workers is unemployed and Spain’s... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2012 at Mail Online - Ruth Lea's Blog
TypePadYou shouldn't believe everything you read in newspapers!
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Your recollections and your search engine clearly need an upgrade. As Zebedee use to say "tme for bed"
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I worked for Lehmans for just 6 months in 1994 and left because I did not like its aggressive banking culture - 15 years ago. Did you know that? So much for supporting the banking follies of the last 10 years. I wasn't even there. You and Terry Barker (whom I knew many years ago when I was a civil servant) are barking up the wrong tree! (Joke.)You really must get your facts right before making accusations.
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This refers to my comments on the Common Fisheries Policy!
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Er? No I didn't.
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TypePadmany thanks! best Ruth
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