In the 1980s, a crucial question for portfolio managers was what to do about Japan. Today, the parallel question is what to do about China.
The fate of the Volcker rule, which would ban proprietary trading at U.S. banks, may hinge on the word "shall."
Donald Tsang, consider yourself shanghaied. It happened on March 5, as Hong Kong's chief executive visited Beijing.
In these poor economic times, there is one endeavor that offers unlimited opportunities for employment: defending the debt-rating companies in court.
John Maynard Keynes wrote during the Great Depression that only "fools and madmen" will tell you "the path of escape is to be found in strict economy."