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.

Greece, China and financial failure

By Edward Hadas
July 15, 2015

When an economy goes wrong, look for a financial problem. That’s the lesson from the seemingly endless Greek crisis and the boom and recent bust in Chinese stocks.

Hooray, trading slowed on Friday

By Edward Hadas
April 22, 2015

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

Iceland may have cure to bad banking

By Edward Hadas
April 8, 2015

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

Negative rates and postmodern money

By Edward Hadas
March 5, 2015

Negative interest rates show finance has gone postmodern. The system has become self-referential and value-free, in a way that might please cultural theorists. That’s supposed to help the real economy run more smoothly. But it’s risky, high-handed and not fair to savers.

Finance more worrying than politics

By Edward Hadas
January 22, 2015

Which is the bigger threat to the world’s peace and prosperity – geopolitical conflict or financial disarray? In a more violent world, it is easy to forget the significant danger posed by finance.

FX should be the last home for scandal

By Edward Hadas
November 20, 2014

By Edward Hadas

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

My career in the financial jungle

By Edward Hadas
November 6, 2014

I was unceremoniously kicked out of my last job in finance early in 2004. It was a career turning point for me after 24 years as an equity analyst at eight firms – brokers and investment managers – in both the United States and Europe. I took shelter in financial journalism. Much has changed in the money business since then. But reading about the behaviour that has led to a litany of huge fines, I fear that too much remained the same, at least until very recently.

Call that money-printing?

By Edward Hadas
October 8, 2014

By Edward Hadas

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

Market failure can be sign of fatigue

By Edward Hadas
June 11, 2014

By Edward Hadas

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