The pound returns to decline today with mixed numbers for the British economy and a decline in bond yields

January 12, 2024 ( Newswire) Pound sterling recorded some declines today against the US dollar (GBP/USD), reaching about 0.1%, reaching the level of 1.27472 at approximately 10:00 am GMT. The pound’s declines today came after mixed UK GDP data in addition to the return of a sharp decline in bond yields Today we witnessed two … Read more

The Numbers That Defined 2022

What a year 2022 has been. There was so … much … news. We saw record-high inflation, war in Ukraine, a landmark Supreme Court session, continuing effects of the pandemic, the Winter Olympics, the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the World Cup and, of course, the midterms. In typical FiveThirtyEight fashion, we’ve been reflecting on … Read more

Leamer on Economic Knowledge: Pictures, Stories, Numbers

Social scientists and policy analysts often work with numbers. But for the rest of humanity–including, say, voters–the numbers may not mean much. Ed Leamer is a prominent econometrician, which means that among other virtues he knows how the quantitative games are played. Way back in 1983, in a now-classic article called “Let’s Take the Con … Read more

Tax numbers for 2024: Inflation pushed them substantially higher

Breadcrumb Trail Links Taxes Personal Finance Jamie Golombek: The new numbers you need to know, including tax brackets, CPP contributions, TFSA limit and more Published Dec 07, 2023  •  Last updated 22 hours ago  •  5 minute read A sign outside the Canada Revenue Agency in Ottawa. The CRA in November announced the inflation rate to … Read more