Economy

August 2, 2020 5:35 am

Erdogan’s Egregious Economic Experiment

The Turkish president is acting as if the laws of economics don’t apply to him.
Desmond Lachman and John Kearns
July 23, 2020 5:20 am

Will Spain Be the Next Country in Need of a Bailout?

Spain benefited from only a few years of economic health after finally recovering from the 2008 crash. Then came the coronavirus.
Desmond Lachman and John Kearns
July 16, 2020 5:39 am

Remember Brexit?

The U.K. and the EU could be headed for a crash just as their economies can least afford it.
Desmond Lachman
July 1, 2020 5:35 am

Brace for Bankruptcies

With the bulk of Congress’s support due to expire, individuals and businesses could run out of options to stay solvent.
Desmond Lachman
June 24, 2020 5:37 am

Bolsonaro’s Coronavirus Denial Could Sink the Brazilian Economy

The country could face yet another debt-caused currency crisis, with global ripple effects.
Desmond Lachman
June 19, 2020 5:18 am

About that Trump Economy . . .

When you look at the data, it's less impressive than it seemed.
Thomas A. Firey
June 8, 2020 5:26 am

If Germany Won’t Help Bail Out Italy, Who Will?

The European Central Bank and the German Constitutional Court are bickering over whether or not to save Italy and Europe from financial ruin.
Desmond Lachman
May 29, 2020 5:22 am

For Italy’s Sake, Put the Central Bankers in Charge

The coronavirus crisis has made clear that the European Central Bank and not the German Constitutional Court should set European monetary policy.
Desmond Lachman
May 28, 2020 5:30 am

Who’s Watching the Relief Money?

Basic questions have yet to be answered about the piles of cash the Treasury is handing out.
Kim Wehle
May 20, 2020 5:30 am

Break Up Amazon

The actions of the monopolistic giant are dangerous and anticompetitive.
Richard North Patterson