Amy Trendle


Commodities Chaos

Economics and Finance

The massive commodities sell-off stumped everybody. Financial analysts are still looking for clues as to what caused it. Oil and silver were hardest hit, seemingly without reason. Has the bubble burst or was the market just clearing out the “froth”?

Making High Finance Pay?

Economics and Finance

The project to raise $400 billion every year for development projects and to fight poverty has never been closer to finding approval in the G20. Taxing speculative financial transactions could not but find favour with public opinion that is tired of the greed and profligacy of bankers. Will 2011 be the year of the Financial Transaction Tax?