from Breakingviews:

Review: Ben Bernanke and a global monetary plague

By Edward Chancellor
August 28, 2015

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

from MacroScope:

Grass getting flattened by fighting FX elephants

August 27, 2015

Young male elephants lock tusks in battle on the plains at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Amboseli national park, southern KenyaThe ongoing race to the bottom for currencies this year is hurtling towards a zero-sum result.

from Breakingviews:

Oil price slide complicates life for central banks

August 4, 2015

By Swaha Pattanaik

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

from Breakingviews:

Hugo Dixon: The optimist’s guide to Greece

By Hugo Dixon
July 27, 2015

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

from Edward Hadas:

Stop knocking the euro

By Edward Hadas
July 22, 2015

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

from MacroScope:

Interest rates hikes are not done and dusted

July 20, 2015

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen talks with Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, during the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Istanbul

The U.S. and British central banks are scrambling to be the first of the majors to raise interest rates after a long period of unprecedented monetary generosity. It won't happen immediately but both Janet Yellen, who chairs the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney say there will be a hike this year (Yellen) or around the end of the year (Carney). Might this be a bit of a rush? Not everything in the world economy is as sanguine as the U.S. and British economies purport to be.

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: The world’s hardest central bank job

July 16, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Hugo Dixon: Greek deal leaves bitter aftertaste

By Hugo Dixon
July 13, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Tsipras U-turn only lowers short-term Grexit risks

July 10, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Hugo Dixon: Greeks choose between bad and terrible

By Hugo Dixon
July 2, 2015

Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

The Greeks have to choose between the bad and the truly ugly in Sunday’s referendum. If I was Greek - and I’m not, although I speak the language and had a Greek great-grandmother - I would plump for the bad option, voting “Yes”.