Global Financial Crisis

FLASH: IMF’s Post-2009 Financial Crisis Regulatory Report Card

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 26JAN13 - Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member is seen during the Session 'The Global Economic Outlook' at the Annual Meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 26, 2013. Copyright by World Economic Forum Moritz Hager, The Global Economic Outlook: Christine Lagarde,

The IMF’s latest report warns that the global financial system hasn’t yet fully learned the lessons of 2009.

GPM Outlook 2016: Year in Review

Putin, cc Flickr, modfieid, looks back over a tumultuous 2015 and revisits some past forecasts.

Rising to the Challenge of Stagnant US Wages

2009 Union Protest CC SEIU Local 1

Change must be embraced if the United States is to adapt to the new normal of globalized wealth.

Abe’s Latest Election Win in Japan: Economic Impacts

Japanese Prime Minister

Examining what last week's elections mean for the future of Japan's economy.

Geopolitical Hotspots in 2013

Egyptian protesters

Examining a few of the pressing global conflicts that will be making headlines in 2013.

QE3 and the Ups and Downs of Gold

US Federal Reserve Building

Following the announcement of the US Federal Bank's intention to begin a third round of quantitative easing in mid-September, the global price of gold skyrocketed.

Riots and Revolutions in the Digital Age

digital technology and contemporary protest movements

For the Arab Spring it was Twitter; for the summer riots in London it was BlackBerry Messenger. The latest technology is helping to accelerate ‘information cascades’, where people make decisions based on what they see other people doing – and getting away with.

More Than Just a Currency Game

China's currency policy and the US economy

China’s interference in markets to limit its currency appreciation is under increasing fire from US politicians who claim that the policy is costing American jobs. But several recent studies indicate that changing China’s currency policies alone would not necessarily benefit the US economy or its workers.

OPINION: The Ones Who Progress Left Behind

The Occupy Movement

Globalization’s chickens are coming home to roost on Wall Street.

ANALYSIS: Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Movement 2011

Since September 17th the grey streets of the financial district in New York have become the centre stage of lively protests objecting social and economic inequality, corporate greed and the growing influence of corporate power in US government.

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