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Stephen Hill is a businessman who has been published on classical economics and on European philology and philosophy.
If the EU cannot put together a deal that makes sense to themselves, why would anyone else bother?
The Chinese no doubt do have a plan to save the euro: buy Mercedes, Airbus, Rolls Royce, Fiat, Danone.
In her economics mock in July she calculated that €440 billion was the answer, but the real answer was nearer five times bigger
The electorates are on the march, in New York with the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ demonstration, London, Frankfurt...
So say the people of Ukraine, who have found two decades of capitalism not to their taste. Stephen Hill after a trip there considers whether its future lies east or west and whether capitalism is inherently immoral
So the EU gets ready for a 50% default to keep Greece in the eurozone: have the eurocrats gone stark, staring bonkers?
The biggest problem is the lost time, caused by the slimy invertebrates that constitute the euro-elite
Adoboli has done us all a favour: we all now know casino banks are definitely a waste of time and shareholders’ money.
London has a chance, not a great one, but only because we are not saddled with the euro straitjacket
The Swiss action has put a decisive line under all that kind of nonsense. The gloves are now well and truly off
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