Anthony Hilton on the City and the Budget

© Stephen Wiltshire 2014

Mr Hilton the unfollowable sage has twice been on the money recently:

“The role of banks in economic textbooks is to provide capital to entrepreneurs to build businesses. That happens very little. Today, the role of banks is to finance speculation in second-hand property.”
Anthony Hilton: Calls for change to an absurd system – Analysis & Features – Business – London Evening Standard

“In its four years, the Government has already borrowed more than Labour did in 13 years”
Budget 2014: Decent initiatives but why have we had to wait so long? – Business News – Business – London Evening Standard

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