All posts by Mark Sobel

IMF/World Bank spring meetings advance co-operation

IMF/World Bank spring meetings advance co-operation

US is committed to the international economic agenda, but emerging markets may fall behind ...
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Treasury must call the shots on US foreign exchange policy

Treasury must call the shots on US foreign exchange policy

Trump’s approach was problematic, but it had teeth ...
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Currency disputes may soon resurface

Currency disputes may soon resurface

Biden administration could face new debates over global imbalances ...
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Rethinking the Treasury’s foreign exchange report

Rethinking the Treasury’s foreign exchange report

Balance between politics and analysis must be restored ...
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Powell keeps eye on maximum employment

Powell keeps eye on maximum employment

Debates about inflation overdone ...
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Member states must do more if they want to strengthen the euro

Member states must do more if they want to strengthen the euro

Single currency not yet in a position to challenge dollar’s status ...
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Fed should speak out on financial stability

Fed should speak out on financial stability

Caution in the face of weakening economic recovery could last months ...
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Biden needs to act fast with economic plan

Biden needs to act fast with economic plan

Uncertainty will be the enemy of new administration ...
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Risks remain for 2021 economic recovery

Risks remain for 2021 economic recovery

Upbeat IMF and OECD forecasts may be overlooking key factors ...
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Don’t overplay the dollar’s decline in 2021

Don’t overplay the dollar’s decline in 2021

Expect some weakness, but there’s little to suggest a sudden crash ...
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Treasury FXR struggles with realities of manipulation

Treasury FXR struggles with realities of manipulation

Yellen should focus more on financial diplomacy and less on labelling ...
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US-China: New rules of engagement

US-China: New rules of engagement

Experts weigh in on economic and financial co-operation ...
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