financial reform

Football fans from Uzbekistan celebrate near Red Square on June 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Uzbekistan’s New Era Might Just Be Real

Long-needed reforms are changing what was once a grim autocracy. Washington can help.

Chinese 100 yuan notes and one U.S. dollar on Jan. 6, 2017. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

Don’t Trust China’s Opening of Its Financial Sector

Inviting foreign investors into a closed economy is a lot easier said than done.

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Can Saudi Arabia’s Young Prince Wean the Welfare State?

The ambitious plan to remake the Saudi economy is the brainchild of Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. But does he have what it takes to upend his country?

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Forget Dow 20,000 — the Boom Times Are Over. Is Democracy Next?

Liberal democracy and market capitalism are taken for granted as the best form of government. That bubble may be about to burst.

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The Weird New Normal of Negative Interest Rates

The United States, Germany, and other economic powerhouses haven't learned the dire lessons of Japan's lost decades.

An activist performs as a client of an offshore company during a protest of the non-governmental organizations 'Oxfam' and 'Transparency International' in front of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, on April 12, 2016.  
Following the Panama Papers revelations, Oxfam criticizes the EU Commission's delay of financial reforms. Commissioner Jonathan Hill is expected to present a list of reforms in Strasbourg, France, later on April 12. / AFP / JOHN THYS        (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Will Congress Get Serious About U.S. Offshoring Loopholes?

The Panama Papers revelations were just the beginning. Now the FBI is worried about terrorist financiers exploiting American shell companies.

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Ukraine Is a Mess, But It’s Still No Greece

Ukraine may be about to default -- but it's still determined to get its financial house in order.

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