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Chris Dillow

Robot dangers Technical change isn't only a threat to jobs. It's also a threat to profits. ...

03 September 2014

Chris Dillow

About Chris Dillow

Incisive economic commentary plus thoughts on investor behaviour

Recent articles

  1. Biased against trackers

    11 September 2014

    Cognitive biases can explain why investors believe they can beat the market

    '\one thing that behavioural finance can explain well is its own popularity'

  2. Next week's economics: 15-18 September

    11 September 2014

    Inflation is low despite stagnant productivity, next week's figures will show

    'Any pick-up in wage growth at all will raise company costs and hence prices because it is not being offset by efficiency gains'

  3. Weak exports to keep rates on hold

    11 September 2014

    Worries about a lack of export growth might prevent the Bank of England raising interest rates.

    "The slowdown in manufacturing raises concerns that the wider economy may also weaken in coming months"

  4. Scottish yes "would hit sterling"

    11 September 2014

    If Scotland votes to leave the union, sterling would fall - and not simply for sentimental reasons

    A Scottish yes would increase the chances of the rest of the UK leaving the EU

  5. Euro QE and us

    10 September 2014

    Quantitative easing in the euro area would be good for UK equities - on balance

    A 3 per cent rise in sterling would wipe out the benefits to holders of UK equities of a 1 per cent rise in euro area shares

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