Global Economy

As world economies display unexpected momentum, indicators suggest a slowdown is at least six months away, says Alejandra Grindal of Ned Davis Research.
The IMF chief aims to salvage globalization by promoting more inclusive growth and greater policy coordination. But can she make herself heard in a world of rising populist pressures?
Cornerstone Macro’s leading economic analyst calls China, Russia and Brazil the “crabs,” as they’re the biggest risks to global economic activity.
Estimates of potential growth have been reduced across the board, says Alberto Ades of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Ades and other industry experts share their outlooks.
At today’s Delivering Alpha conference, Eric Mindich, Richard Perry and Mary Callahan Erdoes attempt to make sense of the global economy’s risks and potential rewards.
Looming crises in Asia, Europe, the Mideast and the U.S. are positioned to rattle the global economy — and investors’ portfolios.
Euro breakup risk has receded, but debt overhang continues to weigh on the economy; the euro is seen drifting lower.
Emerging-markets turmoil hasn’t shaken belief in the global recovery, but volatility is here to stay, according to industry leaders like BlackRock’s Laurence Fink.
With the developed world growing once more, investors should rethink portfolios stuffed with pricey, safe-haven assets.
China is far from the stage where Korea and Taiwan shifted to slower growth, but it is operating in a harsher global environment.