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Governments - Big Players - Make Markets Unsafe
Steve H. Hanke
Professor of Applied Economics at The Johns Hopkins University...
7 Ways to Save Money on an Overseas Trip
Head of Global Financial Education at Visa Inc.
There's nothing more exciting than an overseas trip, but that exhilaration shouldn't come with an unexpected price tag. Believe it or not, small expenses can grow fast and in unexpected ways.
Whither Emerging Markets Foreign Exchange Reserves
Executive Director, World Bank
After a exponential rise in foreign exchange reserves accumulation by emerging markets from 2000 onwards, the tide seems to have turned south since mid-2014.
Addressing Climate Change With City Leaders Who Are Making a Difference
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural...
In partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, we brought officials to the United States for "Our Cities, Our Climate" because the State Department understands the very valuable role that cities play in addressing a wide range of challenges that often lead to broader policies.
Currency of Banking Isn't Dollars - It's Trust
President & CEO of Amalgamated Bank
When five of the world's biggest banks were busted this week for manipulating the cost of dollars and euros, they did more than violate antitrust laws. They violated the public trust.
Swiss National Bank: Well Played!
President, Tavakoli Structured Finance
The market reaction was brutal, punishing the Euro and every foreign exchange and options trader on the wrong side of this trade. Some forex trading firms will go under. Foreign exchange trading desks within banks are, of course, part of ongoing unwilling taxpayer largesse.
How A Class Led Me To The Italian 'Sister' I Never Thought I'd Have
High school student in New York
Despite my limited knowledge of Italian, I made up for it with French, English, hand gestures and Google translate.
Monitoring FX Markets for Antisocial Behavior
Member of the Group Executive Board, Software AG
If there are lessons to be learned from the recent foreign exchange markets scandal, then the need to monitor the behavior of traders must be on the top of the list.
Why the "Art of Cool" Is the Best Festival in 2014 You Might Sleep On, Until Now - Part 1: The Lineup
Political and Pop Culture Strategist, Keen Observer, and Vorac...
Miami Dade College Sets Back Educational Exchange With Cuba
Founder and Executive Director, Fund for Reconciliation and De...
Cuban-American initiative has muddied the waters of educational exchange with the U.S. in the run-up to an important international conference in Cuba February 10-14, Universidad 2014.
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Untangling the Libor and Forex Scandals
Assistant Professor of Law, Wake Forest University
Regulators in the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and elsewhere are investigating potential manipulation of the market for foreign currency, sometimes called FX or foreign exchange.
European Attacks on U.S. Regulators Must Not Be Allowed to Weaken U.S. Derivatives Rules
Dennis M. Kelleher
President and CEO, Better Markets, Inc.
This is little more than a brazen attempt to bully U.S. regulators into delaying and weakening U.S. rules, which, as Senator Elizabeth Warren has pointed out, must not happen.
An Open and Diverse Economy to Benefit All Algerians
Managing Director, IMF
The goal of continued stability -- and certainly the hope for more broadly shared growth -- cannot be taken lightly. Everybody I spoke to in Algiers agreed the country needs a more open and diverse economy to create a bigger pie, and to ensure that all Algerians get their fair share in it.
How Many High-Frequency Traders Are Out There?
FinTech Founder and President, AbleMarkets, Electrical Enginee...
It's not a secret that many pension fund, mutual fund and hedge fund managers are concerned about high-frequency traders (HFTs). While their concerns are many, perhaps the biggest uncertainty involves the actual extent of HFT participation in the markets, their identities and their intent.
Trading: A Gambler's Game? (Part 1)
FOREX, Futures and Stocks Trader
By trading using the daily and weekly chart, minimal time is spent in the markets, maximum results are yielded and the one thing we require most of all -- our time -- can be spent exactly how we choose to. After all, who wants to spend all day staring at a screen?
The Turtle Traders
FOREX, Futures and Stocks Trader
Metta World Peace: 'The Dollar Is Up'
PHOTO: Trader Racks Up
Market Inconsistencies Can Be Explained -- and Acted On
Mohamed A. El-Erian
Chief Economic Advisor, Allianz
There are four factors that investors need to understand well in order to navigate what is a remarkably fluid outlook for markets.
Money Held Hostage by Eastern Bank of Massachusetts
Richard Zombeck is a freelance writer and a podcaster at TandZ...
We live under the unfortunate false assumption that the money we make and put in the bank is ours. That we can access it at any time and that we have a right to it. After all this is America.
What I Learnt in Rio: Discussing Ways to Manage Capital Flows
Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, I...
Governments have five tools to adjust to capital flows: monetary policy, fiscal policy, foreign exchange intervention, prudential tools, and capital controls. The challenge is to find, for each case, the right combination.
Treasury Blocks Regulation Of Market That Sparked $5.4 Trillion Fed Bailout
EXCLUSIVE: Two Leading House Dems Will Close $50 Trillion Loophole In Derivatives Reform Bills
The Dollar-Fifty-Six Euro
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
The real worry is that other countries will decide the dollar is a bad bet altogether, and either stop buying them or dump all their dollar reserves on the open market to exchange them for something more stable... like Euros.
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