Unable to displace the dollar, crypto became just another asset without traditional asset markets’ guardrails.
While supply disruptions are subsiding, without slower demand, inflation will still be too high for the Fed’s comfort to stop raising interest rates.
May 12, 2022
There is more behind the stock market’s downdraft than higher inflation and interest rates. It is also a sign the economy has arrived at a new postpandemic normal—and it isn’t as lucrative as investors had hoped.
May 4, 2022
The war in Ukraine, sanctions, export controls and natural disasters all threaten commodity supply chains.
April 27, 2022
Marine Le Pen has softened her opposition to the European Union, but if elected she could still destabilize the bloc.
April 20, 2022
As fiscal and monetary policy reverses course and gasoline prices eat into spending power, growth could slow abruptly.
April 13, 2022
The surge of inflation in the past year, like the eruption of the financial crisis 14 years ago, could fundamentally alter policy makers’ priorities.
April 6, 2022
With Russian output shut in, U.S. producers could gain market share even as the world hastens the shift to renewables.
March 30, 2022
Inflation is higher, the labor market tighter and real rates more negative than in past periods when the Federal Reserve raised interest rates without causing a recession.
March 23, 2022
In an economic Cold War pitting China and Russia against the U.S. and its allies, one side holds most of the advantages. It just has to use them.
March 18, 2022