• Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  MAY 1, 2015 10:00 AM

    Beyond Silicon Valley

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    Berkely – Once again, California’s Silicon Valley is confirming its status as a mecca of high-tech entrepreneurship and wealth creation. But it is not a model for job creation and inclusive growth that policymakers and entrepreneurs elsewhere can emulate – …

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  APRIL 29, 2015 3:45 PM

    10 things 1MDB should disclose to allay fears

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    Perhaps, just perhaps, 1Malaysia Development Bhd or 1MDB, does not understand what it needs to do to convince the public all is well with it. To help it along, here are 10 things that we feel our national self-styled strategic …

  • Opinion  |  APRIL 29, 2015 3:26 PM

    America’s Risky Recovery

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    Cambridge – The United States’ economy is approaching full employment and may already be there. But America’s favorable employment trend is accompanied by a substantial increase in financial-sector risks, owing to the excessively easy monetary policy that was used to …

  • Opinion  |  APRIL 29, 2015 12:01 PM

    China’s slowing new normal

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    MILAN – The world’s two largest economies, the United States and China, seem to be enduring secular slowdowns. But there remains considerable uncertainty about their growth trajectory, with significant implications for asset prices, risk, and economic policy. The US seems …

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  APRIL 28, 2015 3:02 PM

    Fed triggers bank flight from emerging markets

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    As the Federal Reserve gradually ends its extraordinary efforts to stimulate the US economy, there is increasing concern about the potential for repercussions in faraway places — particularly in emerging markets. To judge from the recent behavior of global banks, …