A farewell to yuan whines

February 28, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Nobody seems to like picking on China any more.

Not only did the official communique issued by G20 central bankers and finance ministers assembled in Mexico City not mention the yuan, China was actually praised by U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.

We are all junior investors now

February 23, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – If the Greek bailout has proved one thing it is this: we are now all creatures of government.

Italy needs miracle, not just Monti

February 14, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Italy is going to need considerably more – in luck, growth and cohesion – than is likely to be delivered by premier Mario Monti’s technocratic charms.

Watch out for the policy drag: James Saft

February 9, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – A strengthening U.S. jobs picture is the best news in months, carrying within it confirmation of the fruits of a pleasant rebound in American manufacturing.

The beauty school economy: James Saft

February 9, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Can Americans build a sustainable recovery based on borrowing money to buy cars to drive to debt-financed cosmetology classes?