‘Abenomics’ Is Turning Japan’s Economy Around
Can Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to lift Japan out of deflation and spur economic expansion—known as "Abenomics"—really work?
PIMCO’s Gross Calls Liquidity Action ‘Monetary Red Bull’
The always-colorful Bill Gross employed an energy drink metaphor to describe recent action from the world’s central banks.
Currency Manager Merk on Cyprus and Why PIMCO’s El-Erian Is Wrong
Merk doesn’t buy the PIMCO chief's argument that time will heal the crisis.
In Reversal, Gundlach Bullish on Treasuries
The famed money manager has reversed his once-bearish stance on government debt.
Equities Light Rocky Road to Recovery
We are cautiously positive for the global economy, and for global equities in particular, as we look ahead into 2013.
Roubini: Sequester Could Mean Another Downgrade
Perma-pessimist Nouriel Roubini says that despite efforts to downplay the effects of the coming automatic spending cuts, the impact will be significant.
Roubini: Five Economic Risks for 2013
Nouriel Roubini expects a "multi-speed recovery" with “painful deleveraging” in most developed economies, he wrote in a Project Syndicate article.
Why Monetary Easing Won’t Help Japan
Japan’s new leader, Shinzo Abe, will take the helm of a country in recession, with business confidence near three-month lows and the highest debt-to-GDP ratio in the OECD.
Economy Seen as Debacle for Ruling Japanese Party
The upcoming Japanese election will mean that three of Asia’s four largest economies–Japan, China and South Korea–will have new leaders in 2013. South Korea will elect its new president on Dec. 19, and the winner will take office in February. And China officially replaced Hu Jintao as head of the...
A Stimulus-Crazed World
Can central bankers reflate the world to prosperity?