Comment and Analysis
The comment and analysis section of the 30th July issue of Business and Finance contains the following stories. Click on one below to read the full article.
Train privatisation goes off the rails; Swinish days for Labour; Anglo's Irishman tries to lift the siege.
Opinion: an Bord Snip Nua
Alan Dukes explains why there is no escaping the pain in balancing the books and any delays will only cause more hardship.
Opinion: Competition Law
Philip Andrews looks at the competition law implications of the EU €1.06bn fine on Intel Corporation.
Cormac Lucey believes the Government's economic strategy is a recipe for a slow-motion zombie economy. Here are his reasons.
With the Conservative Party likely to win the next British election, the party continues to be sceptical of the EU, all the way down to its grassroot support, writes Eamon Delaney.
In our global age, Europe will only be taken seriously if it can speak with one voice in our mulitlateral system, writes Dominique Moisi.
Hopeful signals for bottoming out in economy; Obama loses healthcare bid; Fed's tough mortgage rules.