Thursday, Sep 21, 2006

More news on MPC's perception of inflation

Times Online: Global inflation points to rate rise

MPC expresses concern at the global rise in inflation with one exception, Mr BlanchedF.

Posted by talking rot @ 04:37 PM (557 views)
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1. bidin'matime said...

Good - bring it on!

Thursday, September 21, 2006 08:56PM Report Comment
 

2. Skipton Crash said...

Exactly, and I have just put my money where my mouth is: a tenner on at betfair at odds of more than 5/1!

Thursday, September 21, 2006 09:44PM Report Comment
 

3. uncle tom said...

I do wonder where Mr Blanchflower's loyalties really lie.

Is he seeking the right interest rate for the UK, or the right UK interest rate for the USA...?

Not an inspired choice of MPC member - too many 'why' questions.....

Thursday, September 21, 2006 10:11PM Report Comment
 

4. indiablue19 said...

I don't imagine that Mr. Blanchflower can, on his own, establish anything meaningful for the USA at the Bank of England with one vote. Rather, I would wonder at Crash Gordon's motives in appointing him. Wouldn't it be more likely that he is the faithful dog type, rather than any a national American hero?

Thursday, September 21, 2006 11:33PM Report Comment
 

5. markd said...

Also somewhat galling that we are , I assume, footing the bill to fly him back and forth across the Atlantic-and I bet he isn't flying in economy!

Friday, September 22, 2006 10:49AM Report Comment
 

6. tyrellcorporation said...

...nah, he's flying in the face of the economy! ;)

Friday, September 22, 2006 12:05PM Report Comment
 

7. Paul said...

Oooh, very droll, tyrell :D

I talked to an investment banker yesterday who's worried about his house in NW London. He's thinking of selling up before the UK goes the same way as the US.

I told him that based on current evidence, (and perhaps the fact that The Times' consistent-but-consistently-wrong David Smith predicts a housing crash won't happen) his fear could be well founded.

Friday, September 22, 2006 12:40PM Report Comment
 

8. indiablue19 said...

If it's any comfort, they're probably raffling off tickets from Heathrow to the States these days, just to get rid of them.

Friday, September 22, 2006 01:24PM Report Comment
 

9. george monsoon said...

Is there no fresh news today, or has the admin started the weekend early?

Friday, September 22, 2006 01:44PM Report Comment
 

10. Cstanhope707 said...

I am still saying 5.25% but it should be 6.5 atleast.

Saturday, September 23, 2006 12:41PM Report Comment
 

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