January 3, 2018China
The ECB has almost certainly had a bigger impact on U.S. rates over the last three years than the PBOC, without buying (or selling) any Treasuries.
July 16, 2012Europe and Eurasia
Central bankers necessarily spend a great deal of time studying economic and market data that they believe to be forward-looking indicators of the economy’s health. One such is the so-called “LIB…
March 11, 2016Egypt
Reading selections for the weekend of March 11, 2016.
November 1, 2011United States
General view of the leaders' forum room during the 36th session of UNESCO's General Conference in Paris on October 26, 2011 (Benoit Tessier/Courtesy Reuters). The vote by UNESCO to admit Pal…
October 27, 2011Defense and Security
A French jet returns from a mission in Libya to the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle. (Benoit Tessier/courtesy Reuters) The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I sat down to discuss NAT…