Booms and Busts


For decades, Chinese growth seemed to be unstoppable. Signs began flaring in 2011 that Chinese economic growth appeared unsustainable and that a slowdown was imminent – with implications for many markets and countries.

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What’s Holding Back Inflation?
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The labor market is tightening. Wages are rising. And yet, despite very aggressive monetary policy efforts, United States central bankers have been …

Boom Towns, USA
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Fear is Trumping Greed
May 18, 2016

It may surprise you to learn that one of the world’s best indicators of overconfidence is the performance of a …

Brazil: Opportunity in Crisis
May 4, 2016

Brazil is suffering from a toxic cocktail of economic, political, and public health crises. Once hailed as a beacon of …

Skyscrapers Are Warning of Economic Chaos
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To the Next President of the United States
April 5, 2016

Dear 45th President of the United States of America: I write to highlight five key issues that warrant immediate attention following your …

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