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Global Perspectives Archive

Weekly commentary on international finance and economics including global events and how world issues affect our domestic issues.

Read Current Issue – August 16, 2013 – The Old Lady Gets a New Outlook

August 9, 2013 – Asia in Transition

August 2, 2013 – Preparing for an Interesting Fall

July 12, 2013 – Bernanke Shifts into Reverse

June 28, 2013 – China Gets Serious

June 21, 2013 – Quantitative Easing Starts its March into History

June 14, 2013 – All Eyes on the U.S. Fed

June 7, 2013 – Emerging Market Downshift

May 31, 2013 – Global Bond Yields Jump

May 24, 2013 – What Happens When the Drugs Stop?

May 17, 2013 – Israel Wrestles with a "Good" Problem

May 10, 2013 – China Tries to Tame a Dragon

May 3, 2013 – Here They Come to Save the Day

April 26, 2013 – Global Markets Take a Bite Out of Apple

April 19, 2013 – Turning Gold Into Straw?

April 12, 2013 – East and West - Central Banks Push the Limits

April 5, 2013 – Crying for Argentina

March 29, 2013 – Where's the Next European Grenade?

March 22, 2013 – Storms in the Mediterranean

March 15, 2013– Egypt Plays a Dangerous Game

March 8, 2013– A New Bank Governor for Japan

March 1, 2013 – Italian Politics Reignite the European Drama

February 22, 2013 – Who in the World Lends Us Money?

February 15, 2013 – Currency Wars Dominate Policy Meetings

February 8, 2013 – The Growl of our Southern Neighbor

February 1, 2013 – The Euro Breaks New Ground

January 25, 2013 – Will Japan's Experiment End in Tears?

January 18, 2013 – The Global Resource Revolution

January 11, 2013 – 2013: Plot Twists on the Way

December 21, 2012 – The Best Way to Make 2013 a Good Year

December 14, 2012 – Political Theater Makes One Last Curtain Call for 2012

December 7, 2012 – Europe Gives a Glimpse of 2013

November 30, 2012 – England Reaches Across the Pond to Fill a Key Post

November 16, 2012 – Japan Surprises and Adds One More Election to 2012

November 9, 2012 – The World Moves On

November 2, 2012 – The Other Leadership Transition

October 26, 2012 – The World Economy Comes to American Shores

October 19, 2012 – Year of The Dragon

October 12, 2012 – The Global Punchbowl Just Isn't Helping Much

October 5, 2012 – Oil Looks to Fill an Empty Policy Tank

September 28, 2012 – The Script Goes Haywire

September 21, 2012 – China's New Leaders Face a Rough Road

September 14, 2012 – Europe Passes First Test, But Harder Challenges Loom

September 7, 2012 – The ECB Fire Brigade Suits up

August 30, 2012 – Markets Brace for Roller Coaster Fall

August 10, 2012 – The Continent Takes a Holiday

August 3, 2012 – Draghi Flunks Credibility Final

July 27, 2012 – One of Those Weeks

July 20, 2012 – Canada Gets It Right

July 13, 2012 – Britain Focused on Summer Olympics, but Faces Cold Autumn if Eurozone Falls

July 6, 2012 – Emerging Markets Downshift, but Still Outpace

June 29, 2012 – EU Summit ignites the "Hope" Trade

June 22, 2012 – Meanwhile…On the Other Side of the World

June 15, 2012 – Europe Tries (and Fails) to Shore Up Confidence Before a Critical Election

June 8, 2012 – Super Mario's New Video Game — Poker

June 1, 2012 – Spain Will Need Outside Help to Win the Bankia Bullfight

May 25, 2012 – A Rough Road Ahead for Europe

May 18, 2012 – Europe Stars in Another Summer Thriller

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