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My generation

My generation cannot afford a flat, let alone a house. Why? Because the baby boomers are making it impossible
Rachel Wolf  

A second tulip mania

The prices of contemporary art works have risen to astonishing levels in recent years. Insiders say it's because we have been living through a golden age of art. Nonsense, argue Ben Lewis and Jonathan Ford, it is a classic investment…
Ben Lewis  

Roundtable: how to stop the next bubble

The financial crisis has shown that markets are bubble-prone and that laissez-faire regulation doesn't work. The authorities need to get a grip if we are to avoid a mega-bubble. But we may need an even deeper crisis for that to…
Mark Hannam