All posts by Aimée Allam

Holders of US Debt

Chart of the Week: Week 42, 2013: Holders of US Debt

As the deadline for the US Government to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling looms (it is, in theory at least, the 17th of October), we take a look at who holds most of the debt, and what that...

/ October 16, 2013
Damon de Laszlo

October 2013

The light at the end of this particular tunnel is the hope that our political classes will get the message that less legislation, less pandering to vested interests and more concentration on balanced budgets might be politically popular. Always looking...

/ October 14, 2013
Profitability of UK Companies

Chart of the Week: Week 41, 2013: Profitability of UK Companies

There has been quite a contrast in profitability in the services and manufacturing sectors recently, with the services sector at a four year high, while the manufacturing sector is at a ten year low.

/ October 9, 2013
US Debt Ceiling (Again)

Chart of the Week: Week 40, 2013: US Debt Ceiling (Again)

At the very end of last year, the US was heading towards a "fiscal cliff", and although a deal was agreed, the Economic Research Council pointed out in our first Chart of the Week of 2013that the debt ceiling still...

/ October 2, 2013