Budgetary policy in Ireland owes little to political or economic principles
Similar efforts to stimulate economies have ended badly in the past
GB Shaw said that ‘we learn from history that we learn nothing from history’, writes John Looby
Nigel Farage may be gone, but his damaging irrationality stands triumphant
Investors may feel overwhelming pressure to act now - instead they should simply sit back and enjoy the show
Unlikely Premier League victors offer a salutary lesson in trying to beat the stock market
Comment: Mohnish Pabrai’s book, heavily influenced by Warren Buffett, gets to the heart of the fiendishly simple concept of compound interest
In many countries, the road to ungovernability has been paved with populist delusion
We need to create Ministers for Capital Investment, Social Cohesion, and Pensions
Greece has learned the harsh lesson that a currency must be backed by the certainty of credible policy
Berlin took on Frankfurt. Frankfurt won, at least for now.
A sense of ‘sovereignty lost’ pervaded much of the debate here during the troika years. Equat...