from Edward Hadas:

Making money safe

By Edward Hadas
December 12, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

OPEC’s edginess pushes U.S. shale revolution ahead of U.S. shopping holiday

November 28, 2014

The shale oil boom in the U.S. may top media headlines over the holiday shopping blitz this day after Thanksgiving in the U.S.

from Breakingviews:

China’s stock connection: a guide to the perplexed

November 14, 2014

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

BNP Paribas could make an MPS merger work

November 11, 2014

By Neil Unmack

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Global banks prepare for un-level playing field

November 10, 2014

By George Hay

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: The secret cause of economic crises

By Guest Contributor
November 7, 2014

By Edward Chancellor

The author is a guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

What is the glue which holds an economy together? Disciples of Adam Smith would argue that self-interest serves as the organising principle. The problem with this way of thinking is that it overlooks the fact that man is not an island unto himself. He is a social animal, who must have constant dealings with other people. Besides, according to John Maynard Keynes, it is impossible to pursue our self-interest rationally, because we don’t have enough information to make probabilistic judgments about the future. Instead, we must rely on irrational animal spirits as a spur to action.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

Aberdeen asset manager focuses on value amid market turmoil

October 29, 2014

Volatility has cooled for the moment, even as the U.S. Federal Reserve lifted its quantitative easing program on Wednesday, but Europe, China and Brazil are still concerns for financial markets, according to a veteran investment manager.

from Breakingviews:

Deutsche Bank’s fixed income wager yet to pay off

October 29, 2014

By George Hay

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

UBS’ legal pain is beginning to look manageable

October 28, 2014

By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

Sinking mortgage rates disguise investor fear – economist

October 27, 2014

A dip in 30-year mortgage rates to their lowest level in more than a year and stronger U.S. housing data on Friday appeared to be the green shoots of the next phase of U.S. economic recovery, that being the housing market.