Desktop blogging software

I am trying out a desktop blogging thing, I can;t figure out the edit function. I’ll get there. I downgraded Germany today. Should be some right howlers while I grapple with change.

Two things are now true:

The first is that Europe is utterly fucked and the vultures are hovering, The second thing that is true, is that austerity here is over, and the playing out of its demise is going to raise some nasty questions. Serco have already had a boost from austerity packaged as growth, but we are at a…

Europe post

What are you supposed to say when the simple fact is that Spain and Italy are, and always were, too big to save? It is unthinkable that we have allowed this madness to go so far. The Grexit chicken licken coverage trying to place responsibility for the world’s failure at Greece’s door didn’t do it…

Baroness Warsi

I have spent many a happy hour spitting at Question Time, as Baroness Warsi’s mouth poured loyal obnoxious party drivel. One of the things that will always make me most furious about this bunch incompetent stupid boys, is that they denied me any pleasure in the day they threw her under a bus. Politically speaking….

Yen safe haven status.

I mentioned last week that China had become direct currency trading with Japan, without dollar intermediary. The short view column, today by Ben McLannahan confirms that as Japan has not been downgraded in a round of downgrades that included Austrian and German banks, it continues to be a haven. It will be worth watching just…

Who’d want the staff costs of a bank…

Someone should tell our banks about the efficiency that having your wage stripped the bone brings…..it’s what they tell everyone else. This stonkingly timed report, comes on the back of a wave of shareholder activism which taught me that it isn’t just taxpayers and employees our FTSE100 and banking bosses hold in contempt. I sense…

Yen safe haven status.

I mentioned last week that China had become direct currency trading with Japan, without dollar intermediary. The short view column, today by Ben McLannahan confirms that as Japan has not been downgraded in a round of downgrades that included Austria and Germany, it continues to be a haven. It will be worth watching just how…