Ulf Erlandsson, Sean Kidney • December 29, 2014
Policymakers and bond markets need to partner to finance low-carbon projects to stave off climate change.
Henry H. McVey • December 29, 2014
Before the next economic downturn hits, Europe needs to address deflation and get nominal GDP above nominal interest rates.
Eric Lascelles • December 22, 2014
Although plummeting oil prices have hurt some players in the market, the overall impact on consumers and the economy will be positive.
David Richardson • December 22, 2014
A model portfolio substituting renewable energy stocks for fossil fuel companies beat its benchmark without adding a lot of volatility.
Henry H. McVey • December 21, 2014
The euro zone will likely avoid deflation like that in Japan. But the area’s economy will probably have to get worse before the ECB turns to QE.
Shehriyar Antia • December 17, 2014
What to expect in U.S. monetary policy in 2015: softening U.S. economic expansion and inflation below Fed targets.
Katie Gilbert • December 17, 2014
Insurance companies face pressure to consider the potential impact of extreme weather on their policies and investments.
Anthony Rowley • December 17, 2014
The Japanese prime minister’s triumph in the snap election is more a sign of opposition weakness than an approval of his policies.
James Dondero and Mark Okada • December 16, 2014
If the U.S. is to sustain its economic momentum, the policy burden needs to be shouldered not just by the Fed but by the entire federal government.
David Turner • December 15, 2014
When this Wednesday’s special election was called last week, markets swooned a bit. While fears of a euro exit remain, the present situation is not cause for alarm.
Henry H. McVey • December 15, 2014
The macroeconomic forecast for much of the euro zone looks particularly grim. But there’s some forward movement.
The Editors • December 14, 2014
The U.S. is enjoying strong economic growth, but will a Fed rate hike and weak global economy cut the good times short?
Allen T. Cheng • December 12, 2014
The pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed Hong Kong reflect deep-seated political and economic worries that pose a continuing challenge to the city’s leaders, and to Beijing.
Tom Buerkle • December 04, 2014
The ECB lowered its growth and inflation forecasts today, leaving investors to wonder if the euro area will take the QE plunge.
Shehriyar Antia • December 03, 2014
QE may have ended, but weak growth, dormant inflation and a reduced supply and strong demand for bonds will keep a lid on rates, especially at the long end.
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