The Great Debate

from Reuters Editors:

And the band played on: covering the economic crisis

December 11, 2008

dean-150I recently visited one of the most frightening sites on the Web—the place where I look at my shrinking retirement account.

from Global Investing:

Robin Hood in reverse?

December 1, 2008

Thirty-first U.S. President Herbert Clark Hoover once said: "Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt."

Debate surrounding the world economic crisis

November 14, 2008

World leaders vowed to work together in overhauling the global financial system as they headed to Washington for a summit on wresting the global economy from recession and avoiding future meltdowns.

A long, shaky bridge to recovery

By J Saft
November 14, 2008

jimheadshotsmall— James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

The lessons of Japan’s stumbling path out of deflation and recession suggest that government spending can help stave off an extended recession, but it may take years not months and require an unlikely combination of political will and consensus.

Global recession has begun

November 4, 2008

John Kemp — John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

LONDON (Reuters) – Yesterday’s bleak reports on the state of U.S and European manufacturing confirmed that a global recession has already begun.