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Financial Crisis: the lobsters are back

By CityBoy  

The lobster test

There are numerous gauges of economic health – whether you prefer to look at retail prices, consumer prices, industrial production, gross domestic product or business confidence the list, it seems, is almost endless. And with today’s news of the return of City bonuses and bank profits we might also see the return of lavish lifestyles. 

For those of us on the periphery of the financial services industry itself, however, there is a much more direct way of measuring sentiment – the lobster…

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