Brexit Briefing: Developing a Mind Map
Although formal negotiations over the U.K.’s exit have not yet begun, investors may be starting to think about what might happen.
January 18, 2017
Behind Bitcoin’s Harrowing Roller Coaster Ride
The cryptocurrency surged, then plummeted, following a long bull run. So, what’s driving the big moves?
Robert Stowe England
January 10, 2017
Seventeen Unhedged Predictions for ’17
At the head of a new year, we speculate on what lies ahead economically, politically, and even globally.
January 3, 2017
Daily Agenda: Macro Uncertainties Weigh on Investors’ Minds
Pound sterling experiences flash crash; Merrill moves to retirement fees; Schwab joins ETF cost-cutting; protectionism hot topic at IMF.
October 7, 2016
Daily Agenda: IMF Sees Wealth Divide Widening
IMF projections see U.S. slowdown, problems in commodity-centric emerging markets; BlackRock slashes some ETF fees; U.S. oil supply dips; VP candidates battle.
October 5, 2016
Daily Agenda: U.K. PM Says Brexit Starts in March
Theresa May announces target to begin two-year departure process; Deutsche Bank shares rise on rumors of reduced settlement; Henderson to buy Janus; Illinois freezes out Wells.
October 3, 2016
Free Trade Has More Support Than Many Think, Says Pascal Lamy
Weak growth and divisive politics post threats to global trading system, but the former WTO head insists the true picture is brighter.
September 28, 2016
Brexit-backer Crispin Odey Sends Investors to Exits with Losses
With a negative 35 percent return so far this year, the U.K. hedge fund manager finds himself at the bottom of the table and shedding assets.
September 27, 2016
The Globalization Backlash Poses a Big Risk to Markets
Policymakers must address the adverse consequences of open trade if they want to stem populist pressures.
September 23, 2016
Brexit Hits U.K., but Most Country Credit Ratings Hold Steady
Little contagion from the referendum is seen on EU ratings, while concerns about a possible global slowdown are offset by a wall of money chasing yields.
Harvey D Shapiro
September 6, 2016