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June 29, 2006

Emerging Markets
Levered long/ long funds …

An anonymous partner at a mid-sized London hedge fund expressed something I was trying to say a couple of weeks ago fair better than I could have.   From the Financial Times: "A lot of managers…

July 30, 2007

Monetary Policy
The shift toward sovereign wealth funds: the policy debate

Both the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal have done a great job reporting on the rise of sovereign wealth funds.   Joanna Chung and Tony Tassel’s nuanced analysis of the impact of sovereig…

June 19, 2007

Monetary Policy
Sovereign Wealth Funds are sexy, but the real story right now comes from plain old central bank reserves …

Everyone now wants to talk about sovereign wealth funds, both how big they will become and how they will (or will not) impact a range of markets.  I tend to agree with Tony Tassel and Joanna Chung of…

June 26, 2008

China
Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism

Watch Ted Koppel, managing editor of the Discovery Channel, and CFR senior fellow Adam Segal discuss The People's Republic of Capitalism, a documentary series on the rapid rise of China and its role …

June 26, 2008

China
Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism

New York City, New York DAVID SANGER: Well, those excerpts gave us a beginning good taste. And I can tell you that the parts you haven't seen today, including the scenes inside the karaoke bars, whi…

February 9, 2011

Defense and Security
Navigating America's Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World

Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs commentator at Financial Times, and Joseph S. Nye Jr., university distinguished service professor at Harvard Kennedy School, discuss new variables that are chang…

February 9, 2011

Defense and Security
Navigating America's Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World

RICHARD N. HAASS: Good evening. We're starting uncharacteristically late because there was such a crowd that we had to accommodate the throngs. Welcome, one and all, to the Council on Foreign Relat…

April 26, 2011

North Korea
No Good Options on North Korea

As former president Jimmy Carter visits Pyongyang, any movement on resumption of stalled talks on North Korea’s denuclearization is unlikely, says CFR fellow Sue Terry. Washington should continue to …

September 21, 2011

Trade
KORUS-FTA and the Need for a U.S. Trade and Investment Policy

Hyundai-Kia Chairman Mong-Koo Chung speaks at the ceremonial groundbreaking of the 1.2 billion dollar KIA auto plant before it began construction in West Point, Georgia October 20, 2006 (Tami Chappel…

Hyundai-Kia Chairman Mong-Koo Chung speaks at the ceremonial groundbreaking of the 1.2 billion dollar KIA auto plant before it began construction in West Point, Georgia October 20, 2006.

May 2, 2012

South Korea
April 2012 South Korean Parliamentary Elections: Surprise Results and Implications

The ruling Saenuri Party won a surprise majority in South Korea's National Assembly elections last month. This victory went against all expectations. Prior to the election, experts unanimously predic…

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