I don’t do writing assignments. I don’t like deadlines. I am not a writer; I am an investor who thinks through writing. So when Institutional Investor asked me to write on the future of investing, my instinct was to politely decline. But the topic did seem intriguing. So I decided to give it a try.
Everyone is looking with horror at Europe, waiting for the European Economic and Monetary Union to break up and for ...
I have received many emails and a few calls from friends, asking one question: What are the consequences of the ...
Party rulers in China are trapped in a position that chess players deeply fear — zugzwang — where any move ...
The Ups and Downs of Flying I am a very nervous flyer. Whenever there is a little bit of turbulence, ...
Two decades of stimulative, low-interest-rate fiscal policy have made Japan the most indebted nation in the developed world
This presentation/speech qualifies as a second (free) edition of the first part of my book – the part that explains why we are likely suffering through a range-bound market.
Banks opened a dirty, ugly Pandora's box when they destroyed their balance sheets to the point that the Federal government HAD to bail them out.
I'll not make a prediction if this latest rally in stocks is sustainable or not. I don't know. But it is self-fulfilling.
I found myself in a very awkward state when I read this. Though I agree with Mr. Putin, how can I argue with this flawless rhetoric?
Russia's economy is deteriorating at a very fast pace. The Stabilization fund - a giant $450 billion savings account - has been depleted by a quarter since September as Russia tried to defend its currency.
After 16 years of almost no contact with my Russian high school and college friends I stumbled on Odnoklassniki.ru, a website very similar to Classmates.com.
As you look at the high-flying Russian stock market, you may feel like you want some of it. But before you dive into Russia consider this: as it is, Russia is a dysfunctional play on high oil prices as well as commodities. It is no less bureaucratic than it was some fifteen years ago.