Brexit Is a British Shock with Few European or Global Effects
The economic fallout of the U.K. referendum will have minimal contagion to the euro zone or wider world.
August 18, 2016
Daily Agenda: European GDP Reveals Growing Divide
Italian GDP declines; Thailand weathers terror attacks; Chinese economic data disappoints.
August 12, 2016
Wage Against the Machine: Compensation Does Not Compute
Automation threatens to slow wage growth in the U.S., which as been sluggish since the late-2000s recession.
May 12, 2016
Euro Zone Recovery Will Be Slow, Says HSBC Economist Karen Ward
The bank’s chief European economist cites weak external demand and resistance to structural reform as key barriers to growth.
April 5, 2016
Defying Market Gloom, Country Credit Ratings Turn Mostly Higher
European ratings rise, led by peripheral countries, while emerging-markets economies post widespread gains.
Harvey D Shapiro
March 1, 2016
Daily Agenda: EU GDP Better Than Bad
Euro zone ekes out growth in volatile market; ceasefire in Syria stirs skepticism; AIG names Paulson and an Icahn nominee to the board; Dems debate again.
February 12, 2016
Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, October 26 – 31, 2015
Corporate earnings and U.S. GDP take center stage; Valeant attempts to defend itself; a Mexican festival about death affirms life.
October 24, 2015
Why Europe Struggles to Generate Its Own Growth Momentum
Deleveraging and demographics are stifling what the region needs: a revival of housing, job creation and corporate investment.
October 15, 2015
Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, October 12 – 18, 2015
Macro data points will provide clues to central bankers’ next moves; Wall Street earnings under the microscope; World Food Day spotlights global food security.
October 10, 2015
Why This Is No Market for Heroes
The market volatility across developed and emerging markets during the past couple of months has led to a crisis of confidence.
October 3, 2015