You might think that the government spending two million pounds of the public's money on finding out whether we are happy would make us all sad but you would be wrong.
It has been an eventful week in the market, which began the week despondent and ends it on a rare positive note after a combination of extra liquidity, surprisingly good US job numbers and a sniff of decisive action in Europe have seen a rally in stocks start, stagger, then keep on running into the weekend.
Mervyn is predicting a rapid return to lower inflation in the coming year. As the effects of the VAT increase earlier in 2011 drop out of the numbers in the first quarter of 2012, there will be a marked effect. That we can be sure of.
The Bank of England has lowered its forecasts for UK growth and inflation as the eurozone sovereign debt crisis and weakening
The whole affair in Italy doesn't exactly reflect well on their governance, but the very existence of Monti, and others such as Lamberto Dini who took on a similar role in the 1990s, could be seen as evidence that in some regards, the Italian system functions better than our own.
A couple of months ago, while promoting his new book, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, let slip to the BBC that during the 2008 crisis he had become so exasperated with the Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, that he sought advice from the Treasury on whether he could over-rule the Bank.
Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King has defended a move to pump a further £75 billion into the economy at the risk of
The UK's banks are having their ability to lend squeezed by regulation and the eurozone crisis, which is putting the UK's
Families facing the biggest squeeze on household incomes since the 1930s should expect some respite from high inflation next
We all know QE stands for Quantitative Easing; a better description would be Questionable Economics. The Bank of England