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Entries by Mohamed A. El-Erian from 10/2011

Why Good Companies May Get Even Cheaper for Awhile

| Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

Should investors buy good companies trading at historically attractive prices? This simple question is rightly on the mind of many investors as they survey the damage inflicted by the third quarter's sharp and generalized collapse in global equity markets.

An Unsettling Trifecta for Market Contagion

| Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

Are markets stuck in an irrational cycle of self-feeding fear? Is the volatility, including eye-popping intra-day swings, just a head fake? As much as I would like to say yes the answer is no. The system is sending signals rather than making noise.

Listen to the Occupy Wall Street Movement

| Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

To those wondering whether to pay attention to the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, the answer is yes. This is more than just a nascent movement that will grow in the weeks and months ahead. It is part of a worldwide drive for greater social justice.

America at Stall Speed?

| Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

The longer the policymaking impasse persists, the greater the stall-speed risk for an economy that already has an unemployment crisis, a large budget deficit, many underwater mortgages, and policy interest rates floored at zero.

Could America Turn Out Worse Than Japan?

| Posted 10.31.2011 | Business

American policymakers, together with their European counterparts, are realizing something that Japan has been experiencing for a while: It is very difficult to manage well an economy hobbled by structural impediments and balance sheet excesses.