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Chris Dillow

Beware the rate lure Low interest rates are no reason to switch into equities. ...

26 July 2016

Chris Dillow

About Chris Dillow

Incisive economic commentary plus thoughts on investor behaviour

Recent articles

  1. Next week's economics: Aug 1-5

    28 July 2016

    Weaker economic growth might cause the Bank of England to cut interest rates next week, even though it expects higher inflation.

    The Bank of England is likely to "look through" the temporary rise in inflation and instead try to support economic activity.

  2. Low yields forever

    Low yields forever

    27 July 2016

    Real yields could remain negative for many years

    If there's a bubble in bonds, it's the longest-lasting one in history.

  3. Limits of policy

    Limits of policy

    26 July 2016

    Neither monetary nor fiscal policy can prevent an economic downturn.

    the economy is prone to downturns which cannot be prevented by timely policy.

  4. Block out the noise

    Block out the noise

    21 July 2016

    Investors should pay less attention to the stock market

    It is only in the longer term that good assets look good. Looking at daily returns can therefore divert us away from good investments

  5. Next week's economics: 25-29 July

    21 July 2016

    Next week will bring evidence of the impact of Brexit on business confidence

    The Fed is still worried about risks to the financial system

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