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Nils Pratley

Nils Pratley

    Greek referendum: A yes vote would be messy, a no even messier
    Greek referendum: A yes vote would be messy, a no even messier
    A yes vote – the more likely outcome, according to the polls – would mean the fall of the Syriza-led government. Prime minister Alexis Tsipras...
    Visionary vs Greece's Mr Austerity
    Visionary vs Greece's Mr Austerity
    One hails from the old world of Greek bourgeois society, and is a Harvard business school graduate with stridently conservative views. The other,...
    US is nowhere near a grand solution to fiscal crisis
    US is nowhere near a grand solution to fiscal crisis
    It's a triumph! The fiscal cliff has been avoided, United States politicians have discovered the spirit of compromise and stock markets are...
    BP dividend: To pay or not to pay?
    BP dividend: To pay or not to pay?
    Not for the first time in recent weeks, BP has found itself in a no-win situation.
    What does the war on Wall Street mean for the big banks?
    What does the war on Wall Street mean for the big banks?
    More details please. On Thursday ­President Obama declared war on Wall Street -- but what would ­victory look like? On day one, it seemed as if a...
    Not much can be done for taxpayers who face being fleeced
    Not much can be done for taxpayers who face being fleeced
    It was a bad plan -- but it was a plan. The refusal of the United States House of Representatives to back Hank Paulson's bail out takes us into new...
    Day the time bombs went off
    Day the time bombs went off
    If this is the death of Wall Street as we know it, the tombstone will read: killed by complexity.
    Is oil going back under $100 a barrel?
    Is oil going back under $100 a barrel?
    Is it over? Was that the oil shock? Can we relax, sit back and expect our energy bills and prices at the pumps to tumble?
    UK govt bails out bank
    UK govt bails out bank
    You might have expected Northern Rock to sound apologetic as queues formed outside its branches and its website was overwhelmed. Here is a bank...
    FTSE hits landmark 6 000
    FTSE hits landmark 6 000
    The FTSE 100 (the Financial Times/London Stock Exchange list of the top 100 companies) spent much of last week above 6 000 points for the...
    Marriage for 'beauty not money'
    Marriage for 'beauty not money'
    SABMiller has won its fight to buy Bavaria, a Colombian-based brewer regarded as the last major prize in the global beer industry's pursuit of...
    Have the fans met their match?
    Have the fans met their match?
    Five years ago, Malcolm Glazer decided to write a book about his success. Like any self-made multimillionaire lacking time or literary talent, he...