Tag Archive for 'Ponzi scheme'

Guernsey’s achilles heel is food and energy security

November 15th, 2012 by Toby Birch

The consultation published in February 2012 on Guernsey’s Economic Development Strategy by Oxford Economics shows yet again that we have resorted to UK consultants when a wealth of knowledge is available locally. The report commences with a quote from an economics Nobel Prize winner, underscoring our servile addiction to ‘growth’. To be fair, it does […]

Jeremy Beckwith, former CIO of Kleinwort Benson, gives overview of debt crisis and global economy

February 19th, 2012 by Jeremy Beckwith

Jeremy Beckwith, chief Investment Officer at Kleinwort Benson until October 2011, was guest speaker at the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce lunch at the OGH Hotel in St Peter Port on 16 January 2012. The following text is a transcript of Jeremy Beckwith‘s talk. “My newspaper tells me that today is the most depressing day of the […]