Tag Archives: investment

How China Gets Sucked Into the Middle East

While shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East, it is still struggling to be perceived as a big regional player.

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After Mugabe: Zimbabweans Hope for a Better Life

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe could use its bountiful natural resources to usher in a new era.

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Oil: Anatomy of a Bubble

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Life is good — for oil consuming countries at least.

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Filipino Climate Bonds, Here We Come

Bridging the gap between capital-rich and capital-needing countries.

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Trade Deals Must Allow for Regulating Finance

Instead of pushing for cross-border financial deregulation, the United States should learn from other nations’ safeguards.

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U.S. Housing Recovery: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Is the U.S. housing market finally in recovery or are investors manipulating it again?

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Is Asia’s Economic Miracle Over?

After the excitement of rapid growth in the 1990s and 2000s, what do Asia’s prospects look like now?

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American Disingenuousness: Jack Lew Goes to Europe

Why is the U.S. Treasury Secretary urging Europe to adopt the same borrow-and-spend policies that got the United States into so much fiscal trouble?

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Putting Finance Back in the Box

What can be done to make finance serve interests of the real economy?

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Rethinking American Capitalism

Can the United States transform its consumption- and credit-based economy to one based on investment and saving?

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