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With our economy doing better than most of Europe, we should take the opportunity right now to strike a debt deal for mortgages, writes David McWilliams.
A rise in divorce rates is on the cards, as soaring house prices offer a way out to unhappy couples who were once trapped in negative equity, writes David McWilliams.
We might find ourselves going from tax haven to hell if we don't stay on the side of the angels, writes David McWilliams.
The surge in sterling and low European interest rates are good news for exporters, writes David McWilliams.
Mario Draghi's moves to fight deflation could force Irish banks away from property and encourage them to lend to start-ups , writes David McWilliams.
Politicians are happy to preside over a lopsided economy that results in a divided society, writes David McWilliams.
Nationalist candidates featured strongly in last week's European elections, but do their big ideas serve citizens? asks David McWilliams.
The government's Construction 2020 plan is distinctly short on detail. What is needed is a radical overhaul of the way that banks lend, writes David McWilliams.
Would Steve Jobs have paid $3.2 billion for a company that uses off- the-shelf technology and has total revenues of $800 million?
First we had ghost estates, now Ireland's ghost companies are part of a global process making thousands of jobs vanish into thin air, writes David McWilliams.
Possible sanctions against Russia over Ukraine could hurt Russia's biggest trade partners and push the world into recession, writes David McWilliams.
The Pope and a left-wing French author agree on rising global inequality and the growing power of capital, writes David McWilliams.
While the ECB is keen to lend, the Fed is threatening to tighten up, seeing asset price rises in Europe, and share market falls in the US, writes David McWilliams.
Our latest property myth says crowds of young people are looking to buy homes - but the facts don't back that up, writes David McWilliams.
The Irish house price revival is likely to be as short-lived as Manchester United's recent upturn in form, writes David McWilliams.
Janet Yellen changed the rules between the Federal Reserve and the markets this week with her straight-talking style, writes David McWilliams.
The fall in Irish bond yields is because of Mario Draghi's promise to ultimately buy peripheral bonds if he has to in order to prevent another euro debt crisis , writes David McWilliams.
Ukraine might seem a long way away, but the interconnected nature of the global financial system means we are all in danger, writes David McWilliams.
Instead of public intellectuals prepared to stick their necks out, Europe's economy is run by faceless bureaucrats who are too afraid to make radical decisions, writes David McWilliams.
Poorer countries must not be at the mercy of the greedy money men. Changes must be made now to control the markets and ensure future global stability, writes David McWilliams.
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