Ed Conway

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Ed Conway joined Sky News in August 2011.

He is the author of 50 Economics Ideas: You Really Need To Know.

Before joining Sky, Ed was Economics Editor of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph.

Ed was the first to reveal the Bank of England's plans to create money through quantitative easing and to warn of the funding gap in the banking system which later led to the collapse of Northern Rock.

Ed has won a number of journalism awards. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford and the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright scholar.

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Articles by Ed Conway

  1. Greek Sums Must Add Up In Test Of Mettle

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. It has triumphed at the ballot boxes despite massive resistance from investors and media. It has somehow persuaded the Greek people that it can turn around the economy and renegotiate the country’s bailout ...

  2. The ECB's Biggest Bazooka - But There's A Catch

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. As the minutes ticked on, the journalists sitting there looked around nervously and muttered to themselves. Might this have something to do with the momentousness of what he was expected to announce today? It ...

  3. ECB Expected To Announce Quantitative Easing

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. Before that jargon turns you off, this is big news. Quantitative easing - the printing of electronic money, which is used to buy government bonds - is the nuclear button in the central banking arsenal. It ...

  4. Why Record Inflation Fall Is Not All Good News

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. It's the lowest official inflation number for a decade-and-a-half, and the first time it has halved in the space of a month. Moreover, with oil prices continuing to fall – now below $50 a ...

  5. Will Greece's Crisis Mean Tragedy For The Euro?

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. For one thing, the elections mark almost exactly five years since the Greek economic crisis first exploded onto the world stage. In late January 2010 the then-prime minister George Papandreou stood up on the ...

  6. Greece Crisis Need Not Become New Tragedy

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. For one thing, the elections mark almost exactly five years since the Greek economic crisis first exploded onto the world stage. In late January 2010 the then-prime minister George Papandreou stood up on the ...

  7. Bank Of England To Monitor Social Networks

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. The Bank of England has set up a special taskforce to monitor the internet and social networks for early signs of Britain's economic ups and downs. The special team, set up by the ...

  8. OPEC's Dominance Of Energy Market 'Is Over'

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, the former energy minister of Qatar, said that the group of 12 oil exporters, which dominated the production and price-setting of energy for half a century, had surrendered its power ...

  9. Rouble Woes: Six Stages Of A Currency Crisis

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. 1. Your currency gradually creeps downwards. This can happen over a matter of months as your current account deficit - the country's ledger with the rest of the world - deteriorates. 2. Suddenly, overnight, investors ...

  10. Rouble Woes: The Six Stages Of Currency Crisis

    Posted by - Ed Conway, Economics Editor. 1. First, your currency gradually creeps downwards. This can happen over a matter of months as your current account deficit – the country's ledger with the rest of the world, deteriorates. 2. Then, suddenly ...

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