The large size of China's recent interest rate cut was in no small part a preventative measure to minimize the fall out from the Global Financial Crisis.
Congress' rejection of the Paulson bailout plan forced dramatic reactions from governments around the world and raises concerns about further large equity losses.
Various fundamental factors all point to the oil price declining in the near future.
Robert Mugabe's actions and policies have inflicted a tremendous amount of pain on the Zimbabwean people, and he must be removed as soon as possible.
Buoyant commodity prices and robust domestic consumption are sustaining strong growth rates in the developing world.
Despite a very weak housing market, inflation continues to run higher than desired in the United States.
Turmoil in European and Asian equity markets forced Ben Bernanke to ease aggressively.
Market gyrations regarding credit default swaps products is causing turmoil in global equity markets.
The shocking assassination of Benazir Bhutto will likely result in Pakistani instability for some time to come.
Private payroll slowed dramatically as the housing market downturn intensified.
If Shinzo Abe loses his position as prime minister in upcoming elections, Japanese monetary policy will be more expansionary.
Multiple factors have resulted in a period of nearly unprecedented global prosperity, but many risks are present on the horizon.
Despite lingering memories of forex shortages a decade and a half ago, economic realities will force China to allow its currency to appreciate modestly going forward.
Should Democrats reject the Korean FTA, it will have tremendously negative consequences for future US influence in East Asia.
Recent turmoil in the CDO market place has sharpened focus on the threats this instrument poses to the US economy.