Opinion
China

Good time to reform when China’s confidence is high

By CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
If you only read the headlines — or, say, my columns — you might be pessimistic about China’s economy. ...

Chinese economy on a sustainable path

By FUNDSUPERMART RESEARCH TEAM / pic by BLOOMBERG
China’s equity markets have performed decently thus far in 2017. The onshore and offshore ...

Trump is ready to sell out his base

by MEGAN MCARDLE/ FILE PIX
The most cursory evaluation of Donald J Trump as a candidate revealed to us that he felt no need for small minded ...
North Korea

A naval blockade is the best option to cut off North Korea

by JAMES STAVRIDIS / BLOOMBERG
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (picture) is fixated on obtaining a serious nuclear arsenal, and continues to thumb his ...

South Korea’s lessons for Trump

By MICHAEL SCHUMAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Advisors seem to have convinced US President Donald Trump not to trash the country’s free-trade agreement (FTA) ...
US Federal Reserve

Fed’s Stanley Fischer and the IMF changed Asia for good

By DANIEL MOSS/ Pic By BLOOMBERG
As he steps down as vice chair of the US Federal Reserve (Fed), Stanley Fischer has been saluted for his over- all ...

Another way climate change might make hurricanes worse

by FAYE FLAM / Pic by BLOOMBERG
In a recent talk about his new book, “Scale”, physicist Geoffrey West described climate change as a form of entropy — a ...

The self-defeating cycle of floods and US federal aid

By STEPHEN MIHM / Pic By BLOOMBERG
After two weeks of nonstop coverage of massive hurricanes, the blame game has only begun, beginning with climate ...

Market volatility offers opportunities

August was a rough month for investors with geopolitical issues inducing volatility.
Historically, we have seen periods of market uncertainty ...
US

Fed policies aren’t to blame for distorted asset prices, financial conditions have fundamentally changed

By TIM DUY
The US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) low interest rate policy and quantitative easing have distorted financial markets. At least, that appears to ...

How to make a bad situation in N. Korea worse

By THE EDITORS – BLOOMBERG / Pic By SOUTH KOREAN DEFENSE MINISTRY
There are, as is often noted, no good options for dealing with North ...

Fall of Singapore would be beginning of the end for Uber

by ANDY MUKHERJEE / BLOOMBERG
Of all the setbacks during World War II, the one that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill could never really get ...