May 27, 2020United States
Foreign Treasury sales, including large sales from reserve managers, made the Fed's job harder, not easier, in March.
February 26, 2020Trade
The large fall in U.S. imports in Q4 slowed global growth, as weak U.S. demand hurt the rest of the world more than it hurt the United States.
January 13, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The U.S. secretary of state appears to have one foot out the door—and that’s exactly what U.S. diplomats have been waiting for.
November 15, 2019Tanzania
During the four year tenure of President Magufuli, the country has move toward full-on authoritarianism. On November 7, a Magistrates Court in Tanzania postponed for the seventh time the case of journalist Erick Kabendera, who has voiced criticism of the country’s president, John Pombe Magufuli. After initially being violently abducted from his home and later investigated over his citizenship status, Mr. Kabendera is now facing a host of economic charges, including “assisting an organized crime racket” and money laundering.