The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

Cox: Apple and Tesla really need each other now

By Rob Cox
September 20, 2016

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

from Breakingviews:

Cox: Who’s the Chinese buyer we’ve never heard of?

By Rob Cox
April 14, 2016

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

from Breakingviews:

Managerial competence makes the difference in 2016

By Rob Cox
January 5, 2016

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

from Breakingviews:

The pope, Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn walk into a bar…

By Rob Cox
September 15, 2015

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

from Bernd Debusmann:

Who is the superpower, America or Israel?

February 21, 2011

On February 18, the United States vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories. The vote raises a question: Who dominates in the alliance between America and Israel?

Nuclear bombs and the Israeli elephant

November 15, 2010

-The views expressed are the author’s own-

For the past four decades, there has been an elephant in the room whenever experts and government officials met to discuss nuclear weapons. The elephant is Israel’s sizeable nuclear arsenal, undeclared under a U.S.-blessed policy of “nuclear opacity.”

U.S., China and eating soup with a fork

October 29, 2010

-The opinions expressed are the author’s own-

Are economists the world over using an outdated tool to measure economic progress?

Euro zone faces QE2 pain test

October 14, 2010

QE2 — a second round of quantitative easing — means that soon the U.S., Japan and Britain will all be busily exporting their deflation, raising the question: Just how much pain can the euro zone take?

America’s trouble with Islam

August 27, 2010

Of the many posters held aloft in angry demonstrations about plans for an Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York, one in particular is worth noting: “All I ever need to know about Islam, I learned on 9/11.”

For assets, demographics may be destiny

August 11, 2010

Right about now a massive demographic shift is getting under way which will put substantial downward pressure on house and stock prices, perhaps suppressing global asset prices by one percent a year.