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The United Kingdom’s Economic Future Gets an Upgrade

Growth estimates for the United Kingdom have risen in the face of global economic slowdown. The Confederation of British Industry has upgraded their forecast for the United Kingdom’s economic growth for 2015 and 2016. The CBI’s new forecasts for the UK’s growth are...

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Oil Rallys

Oil sees a sharp 10% increase on Thursday On Thursday oil futures closed 10% higher per barrel than it opened, this is the biggest single day increase in oil futures since 2009. The cause for the surge in oil future value is credited to an upward revision in the USA’s...

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Low inflation in Europe prompts questions over the ECB

With inflation levels currently far from targets could the ECB expand its quantatitive easing program?   The European Central Bank’s target inflation rate is just under 2% per year, so far this year from January to August inflation in the 19 member currency zone...

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China and Economic Growth

As markets fear the slowdown in the growth of the Chinese economy as a unexpected cataclysmic event one must wonder how a fundamental concept of economic growth has been over looked. No developed western country has grown at the same rate China has in decades or grows...

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Intel to Pioneer Car Security

Intel is developing a security system for cars which is set to nullify the ability of hackers to gain access to "connected" cars. Earlier this month a researcher from the University College of Cork demonstrated how easily it was to hack into an internet connected...

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