Damage and disillusion caused by A-level downgrades

08/14/2020

Once again, Boris Johnson thinks a three-part slogan will fix things. A-level results, apparently, are “robust”, “good” and “dependable” (Equalities body warns it may step in after A-level downgrades in England, 13 August). He cannot know the meaning of these words. Where was the robustness […]

Take Five: Impasse!

08/14/2020

1/WALL STREET WATCHES WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers negotiating a fresh dose of stimulus have reached an impasse. Trillions of dollars injected by the Federal Reserve and huge government spending increases have stemmed coronavirus-linked economic damage, fuelling a rebound in a Citi index that tracks economic data […]