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Requiem for the Macrosaurus

The beginning of the end of the Jurassic Period of economics.

David Rothkopf

Report

Will Wall Street’s Most Famous Vulture Batter Ukraine?

Franklin Templeton bond manager Michael Hasenstab wants Kiev to pay back money it doesn’t have.…

David Francis

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Kenya, Open for Business

President Obama's trip to Kenya is a chance to jump start U.S. investment in the…

Robert D. Hormats

Argument

The renminbi is going global. Here's how we respond

How to handle the internationalization of the renminbi, the Chinese currency.

Jeffrey E. Garten

Observation Deck

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Why Cuba Needs to Follow the Singapore Model

Fifty years ago Lee Kuan Yew turned a tiny rock in the sea into one…

Debora L. Spar

Voice

Hillary Clinton’s Bad Economics

The candidate’s campaign has put forward an innovative plan for profit sharing. Too bad even…

Daniel Altman

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Apple Is Sitting on a Pile of Cash Roughly Equivalent to Qatar’s Entire Economy

The tech giant's quarterly earnings shed further light on the enormous scale of the company.

Elias Groll

Dispatch

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The Man Behind the Iron Chancellor

Merkel got the Greece deal she wanted, but it caused rifts in her party and…

Paul Hockenos

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The Real Key to Athens Getting a Third Bailout? Greek Farmers.

Greek lawmakers are resisting a tax hike on farmers, something the IMF, the ECB, and…

David Francis

The Cable

Kerry to Visit Havana on Aug. 14 as U.S. Ambassador to Cuba Post Remains Empty

Kerry is set to visit Cuba Aug. 14. It remains to be seen if there…

David Francis

Oil

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Setting the Record Straight on China’s Stock Market Bubble

China’s wild bull market has staggered to a halt. But the debate about its causes…

Simon Cox

Dispatch

Has Prime Minister Tsipras Dug His Political Grave?

The capital is in revolt. Has Prime Minister Tsipras dug his political grave?

Alexander Clapp

Argument

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China Destroyed Its Stock Market in Order to Save It

The enormously invasive measures Beijing used to stem trading losses may have damaged the Shanghai…

Patrick Chovanec

Voice

Germany’s Moral Obligation to Greece

The eurozone giant has long profited from Greece's weakness. Now it’s time to pay up.

Daniel Altman

Argument

Does Europe Have a Future?

Here’s what I told the House Foreign Affairs Committee. It’s not encouraging.

Stephen M. Walt

Report

Greece Accepts ‘Fiscal Waterboarding’ as Bailout Deal Passes Parliament

Greek lawmakers finally accepted European austerity demands. Now, there are growing fault lines between the…

David Francis

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Time to Forget the Bailouts and Make a Real Decision

Negotiations over Greece's debt remain stuck in a feedback loop. But an end to the…

Paola Subacchi

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Former Greek Finance Minister: Bailout Deal Is ‘Fiscal Waterboarding’

The former Greek finance minister issued a line-by-line takedown of the debt deal that Greek…

David Francis

The Cable

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U.S. Fed Chief to Puerto Rico: When It Comes to $72 Billion in Debt, You’re on Your Own

U.S. Fed chief Janet Yellen said the central bank can't help Puerto Rico pay down…

David Francis

Report

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Iran’s Return to Oil Markets Is Good for Energy Firms but Bad for Russia

Iranian oil on global markets is good for energy companies. It's not so good for…

David Francis

Voice

It’s the Economy, Stupid?

Hillary Clinton’s big economics speech may not have had all the answers. But at least…

Daniel Altman

Copper

COMEX Futures

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The Berlin Bulldozer and the Sack of Athens

Europe’s creditor in chief has trampled over values like democracy and national sovereignty, and left…

Philippe Legrain

Shadow Government

Greece in Our Time

Why the proposed deal to derail the Grexit is just more playing for time.

Phil Levy

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Tiny Finland Could Complicate New Greek Bailout Deal

A nationalist party in Finland is determined to see Greek left out of the eurozone.

David Francis

Tea Leaf Nation

We Talked to Chinese Stock Investors. They Say They’re Still Optimistic

Shareholders tell FP recent drops have shaken them, but they remain bullish on their country's…

David Wertime, Yuxin Lin

Transitions

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Looking Into the Black Box of Venezuela’s Economy

Figuring out what's actually happening in Venezuela's economy requires serious detective skills.

Juan Cristóbal Nagel

Argument

The Ugly Heart of the European Project

Over the past week, European institutions have shown no qualms about bullying, arm-twisting, and humiliating a sovereign nation and its people.

Edward Harrison
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