DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reached out to Gulf Arab leaders Tuesday, stressing to some of America's ...
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Government must step in to remedy the failure of the market. This is, of course, the great lesson that Keynes imparted.
Vague talk about future innovations, a post-industrial society, or an explosion of services exports is not the stuff on which to bet the prosperity of a nation.
Greening all of the world's businesses and our consumer habits through the economic signals of the marketplace will not change the energy base of civilization from fossil fuel.
James Quilligan: "The immediate crisis we are facing is to shift from seeing energy, nature, food and water as monetized commodities to recognizing them as reserve values... essential for our survival."
China is expected to ban imports of U.S. chicken in coming days, a move likely to deliver a blow to the struggling American chicken industry and escal...
The United States lost to Brazil in the final of the FIFA Confederations cup. All I can say is, thank God.
Without coordinated efforts by developed nations to help the world's poorest nations, 100 million people may fall into extreme poverty each year for the foreseeable future.
China's central bank reiterated its call for the creation of a new international currency that could replace currencies such as the dollar in countrie...
It seems pretty clear that Obama is actually insisting that we change the approach that led the economy off a cliff. I just don't get it.
This is a disaster-laden forecast, which essentially describes a developed global economy mired in staggering contraction.
The financial and economic crisis is hitting the poor the worst.
Will we step boldly into the new economic reality with a plan for creating jobs? Or will we look to unsustainable government protections that will force the US to take a backseat in the new era?
I mentioned last week that girls would be front and center at the World Economic Forum on Africa's session entitled "The Girl Effect in Africa." By al...
Any international climate treaty that omits an eventual cap on China's emissions will be a treaty that fails to prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference on the climate.
Where the climate is concerned, don't be fooled: it's ultimately about the "cap" not the "and trade" part.
While the nation's growth strategy and comparative advantages may eventually prove the optimists correct, right now, at least, the China recovery story seems to have lots of holes in it.
The L-shaped economy that we're in is one which won't get much better and will require an adjustment to lower economic growth and a lower standard of living.
We are told that poor countries will suffer if the IMF does not get a $108 billion appropriation from Congress immediately. But this is nonsense.
As the Pakistani military pressed its campaign to root out Taliban militants from three districts northwest of the capital, a new poll showed that an ...
In a G2 world (the US and China), he who is the piper calls the tune and China holds a US$2-trillion mortgage on the U.S. and is not happy.
"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it" as Amerian George Santayana wrote. One of the best ways to understand Obama's first 100...
If you fail to work on behalf of the public interest and take shortcuts that place the public at risk, you also will fail your shareholders.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the world's economies are beginning to stabilize but cautioned that it is "too early" to say risks have reced...
America may be more like an emerging market than we realize.
That is the analysis by an increasingly vocal and influential professor at MIT, Simon Jo...
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