- Noda won Japan’s new prime minister
Japanese finance minister Yoshihiko Noda emerged to become the victor in a hard race of becoming the nation’s next prime minister on Monday.
- The Trouble with Eurobonds
Eurobonds would numb the distressed countries’ current pain, but, by failing to treat the underlying disease, they – and the eurozone as a whole – would end up far sicker than before.
- Bankers without Borders
Banking will become more like other industries that have benefited themselves and their customers by evolving into truly global networks.
- China Telecom Says Still in Talks with Apple on iPhone
The iPhone is presently available in China only on China Unicom, the country’s No.2 mobile operator and the largest Chinese mobile phone carrier, China Mobile, is also rumored to be in discussion with Apple
- China's New Currency Policy
There are two fundamental reasons why the Chinese government might deliberately allow the renminbi to rise more rapidly: reducing its portfolio risk and containing domestic inflation.
- The Keynes-Hayek Rematch
To prevent further crises of equal severity in the future, Keynesians would argue for strengthening the tools of macroeconomic management. Hayekians have nothing sensible to contribute.
- Europe's Financial Wasteland
I have always assumed that the Germans would eventually recognize that their interests lie in preserving the eurozone intact.