MAM: General Election fear and loathing (in the Home Counties)

We are going to have the second general election in two years in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock. A strategy, I think was previously employed by former Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May quite unsuccessfully and caused her to lose her majority in the House of Commons, rather than increase it. I think thatContinue reading “MAM: General Election fear and loathing (in the Home Counties)”

MAM: One Step Beyond: Is the UK heading into recession in 2020?

Political uncertainty. Then there is Brexit. ‘Deal or No Deal’. Britain is going to leave the EU on October 31st 2019. Uncertainty everywhere. One thing however, which is certain – the UK economy is heading for recession. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Add the possibility of a snap general election, after theContinue reading “MAM: One Step Beyond: Is the UK heading into recession in 2020?”

MAM: “It’s the economy stupid”: Trump set for second-term victory

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has created a buoyant US economy since he became the 45th President of the United States on November 8 2016. US GDP remains strong. The most recent data shows a 3.1% growth for the first quarter of 2019. This is lower than the 2018 peak of 4.2%, whichContinue reading “MAM: “It’s the economy stupid”: Trump set for second-term victory”