When Mark Carney takes over as Governor of the Bank of England next month he should move swiftly to implement the additional Quantitative Easing which BofE Governor King has been unable to persuade the MPC is required – a quick look at the supply of money will confirm the need for this.
It looks like the banks are about to be in the dock again - over ISDAFIX this time.
The possibility of breaking up banks into investment and commercial or retail operations appears to be gaining renewed interest in some quarters – with Mark Carney’s appointment as Governor designate of the Bank of England adding to the enthusiasm for this idea.
The European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) has agreed to move forward on a report proposing a pan European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT).
Sebastian Coates impressed for Liverpool against Roma.
The name of Fernando Torres was chanted as Mario Mandzukic was unveiled by Atletico Madrid.
An old Manchester United foe was in LA to watch them win 7-0.
Arturo Vidal has appeared to play down a switch to Manchester United, but he has not been as definitive as suggested.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been discussing how he turned Aaron Ramsey's fortunes around; in the same way which Louis van Gaal needs to do with Manchester United's Tom Cleverley.
Liverpool strike target Divock Origi is on holiday, not having a medical with Liverpool.
Carlos Tevez has urged Arturo Vidal to stay with Juventus, amid interest from Manchester United.
Chelsea striker hopeful Patrick Bamford says he is trying to learn from Diego Costa.
Nathaniel Chalobah says he is thrilled to be training alongside new Chelsea signing Cesc Fabregas.
Chuba Akpom is the only recognised striker in Arsenal's squad for their pre-season friendly.