Europeans know the veneer of civilisation is thinner than we like to think. As President Biden is sworn in, we will be hoping he ushers in
Fighting prejudice must be a core policy aim for President Biden if he is to begin to heal America. But, doing so means confronting the dramatic
US public pension schemes are increasingly facing funding gaps that will be difficult to close in today’s capital market environment.
Believing erroneously in certainty is perilous — investors should be wary of certainty’s close cousin, consensus thinking.
In weighing the options for additional stimulus, President-elect Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure investment plan has much to recommend
The past week was marked by shocking images of violent protestors occupying the US Capitol, yet the horror barely registered in financial
The pandemic has been a human disaster on many levels, much of which was initially beyond our control. But when it comes to how government
After a year of death, despair, and deep uncertainty, there are glimmers of light on the horizon. Not only is responsible leadership returning
Asia’s rapid emergence as a global technological leader over the last decade is a testament to the power of collaboration. And yet, in much
2020 has been a year of calculated risk. But periods of strong returns often spawn complacency and excessive confidence.
It is time to recognize that our material and physical well-being are inseparable and that we need to aspire to a health and wealth of all
Much of the debate about the relationship between capitalism and democracy, economics and ethics, individual and community overlooks a very
Following US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and recent carbon-neutrality pledges from China, Japan, the European Union, and others,
Though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt social and economic life around the world, it has yet to take the wind out of equity markets’
Regulating social media requires nuance and cannot be done in piecemeal fashion, or the unintended consequences will be worse than the problem.
As the final weeks of 2020 wind down, investors should prepare themselves for the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union in a hard
The pandemic’s impact on major economies has so far been four times worse than that of the 2008 global financial crisis, while entire sections
It is time for investors to consider the possibility of rising inflation, which is now more probable than at any time in the past two decades.
As financial markets celebrate the coming vaccine-led boom, the confluence of epidemiological and political aftershocks has pushed us back
Among the many lessons of the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath in the United States is that there is no good reason to start worrying
The past four years of US protectionism and unilateralism will serve as a lasting reminder of how not to conduct trade policy in the twenty-first
The sooner we get the COVID-19 pandemic under control, the sooner we can put the global economy back on track. At a virtual gathering this
According to conventional wisdom, US President-elect Biden will find himself immediately paralyzed because Republicans will follow the same
It is now more clear than ever that Europe must take its security, broadly understood, into its own hands. Doing so will not only secure the