The fiscal cliff, global edition

If the economies of the world undertake $6 trillion in deficit spending for fiscal stimulus this year, what happens next year, if the stimulus is not renewed or increased?

HFE Webinar: Maximum Compression?

The global economy likely passed the point of maximum compression in April. Carl Weinberg and Rubeela Farooqi discuss prospects for recovery from the coronavirus-induced depression.

ECB botches a policy opportunity

This is shaping up to be a really bad day for financial markets, made worse by another botching of a policy opportunity by the ECB.

A repeat of 1987?

The 1987 experience suggests that financial market volatility alone will probably not result in an imminent recession for the U.S. economy.

BoE saves the day; ECB next?

The BoE’s bold moves give us some hope that the ECB will lower capital adequacy standards to finally unleash some lending on a credit-starved economy.