July 9, 2009Financial Markets
Overview Credit default swaps (CDS) are contracts that provide protection against the risk of default by borrowers. The buyer of the CDS makes periodic payments to the seller, and in return the bu…
August 28, 2018Energy and Climate Policy
The Trump administration's rollbacks of greenhouse gas emissions will likely damage American energy production, global influence, and jobs.
February 24, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
As nations prepare for a possible health emergency, world leaders are realizing that the new coronavirus is going to be harder to contain than previously hoped. Mobilization is continuing, and concer…
February 24, 2020Trade
President Trump has reached a deal with Canada and Mexico to restructure the North American Free Trade Agreement, hoping a new trilateral accord will reinvigorate the U.S. manufacturing sector.