Articles by Liam Tarry

House price falls could be stabilising

Thursday, 02 October 2008 | News

House prices experienced their biggest annual drop in 17 years in September, according to the Nationwide, but evidence suggests falls could be stabilising.

Is buy-to-let dead?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Buy-to-let is a vital component of the UK housing market, not only because landlords supply non-homeowners with places to live but also because they keep property transactions going.

How to deal with a bankrupt firm

Thursday, 17 September 2009 | Article

When Wrapit, the wedding gift company, fell into financial difficulties summer 2008, it left more than 4...

HSBC slashes 1,100 jobs

Friday, 26 September 2008 | News

Banking giant HSBC has cut 1,100 jobs in its investment banking division due to turmoil in the financial markets.

Until America gets better, we're all ill

Friday, 03 October 2008 | Blog | By Liam Tarry

There's an age-old adage in the financial world, that when America sneezes, the world catches a cold.

MPs consider top-up healthcare plan

Tuesday, 23 September 2008 | News

MPs are reported to be planning to allow patients to mix and match NHS care with private treatment, a move which opponents fear could spell an end to the NHS and disadvantage poorer households.

Shares soar on back of ban

Friday, 19 September 2008 | News

UK stockmarkets rallied spectacularly on Friday morning on the back of new-found confidence created by the short-selling ban.

US bailout plan sparks share falls

Tuesday, 23 September 2008 | News

The US government has announced a $700 billion rescue package that will see taxpayers' money used to buy-up 'bad debt' from the banks.

Are they reaping what they sowed?

Friday, 19 September 2008 | Blog | By Liam Tarry

So the FSA is banning the practice of short-selling? From someone who covered the hedge fund industry for two years this couldn't have come soon enough.

What is short-selling?

Friday, 19 September 2008 | News

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has temporarily banned the practice of short-selling in a bid to improve market stability and bolster consumer confidence in banks.