Tag Archive for 'quantitative easing'

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 […]

The beginning of a plan to avoid social, economic and environmental collapse

August 23rd, 2011 by George Monbiot

How much of this is real? How much of the economic growth of the past 60 years? Of the wealth and comfort, the salaries and pensions which older people accept as normal, even necessary? How much of it is an illusion, created by levels of borrowing – financial and ecological – which cannot be sustained? […]

The debt crisis – Pain Aversion – a Good basis for the country?

September 18th, 2010 by Jon Moulton

Jon Moulton of Better Capital LLP gave an engaging and thoughtful presentation to the Institute of Directors (IOD) at Moores Hotel on 17 September 2010. Mr Moulton began by looking at Guernsey’s situation.  He is very pleased with Guernsey but he highlighted the dilemma of Guernsey’s proximity to the European Union.  He asked “Is Guernsey […]