All posts by Mark Sobel

Low expectations for G20 leaders’ summit

Low expectations for G20 leaders’ summit

Bali gathering will cause excitement but be stifled by geopolitics ...
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Fed’s focus must be the US, not global economic stresses

Fed’s focus must be the US, not global economic stresses

Powell has it right – the Fed has a job at home ...
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IMF annual meetings reflected global gloominess

IMF annual meetings reflected global gloominess

Delegates touched base, but little new information was gleaned ...
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IMF agenda should focus on more than just global macro travails

IMF agenda should focus on more than just global macro travails

Don’t forget the fires in the inbox where the Fund can make a big difference ...
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Global markets risk more turmoil

Global markets risk more turmoil

G7 might tread carefully to soothe fears ...
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75-basis point hike near certain for September FOMC

75-basis point hike near certain for September FOMC

Fed will want to emulate Volcker, not Burns ...
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Is renminbi depreciation against the dollar a problem?

Is renminbi depreciation against the dollar a problem?

There is much less to it than meets the eye ...
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IMF needs to be bold on Ukraine

IMF needs to be bold on Ukraine

Don’t get pigeonholed by naysayers ...
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If the US sneezes, do emerging markets still catch a cold?

If the US sneezes, do emerging markets still catch a cold?

Don’t overlook EM resilience or discount Chinese and Russian impacts ...
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EU shouldn’t lead Ukraine’s reconstruction

EU shouldn’t lead Ukraine’s reconstruction

A G7 global effort offers better way forward ...
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US and China urgently need to talk about economics

US and China urgently need to talk about economics

Fire up Zoom for the global good ...
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