An ungovernable slump: James Saft

May 8, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Received wisdom on Europe’s electoral results is that the throw-the-bums-out events in France and Greece represent a vote against austerity.

Chesapeake and the executive pay sell signal

May 3, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – As Chesapeake Energy Corp shows, fat executive compensation all too often comes twinned with lousy investor returns.

UK’s economic cheese and debt pickle: James Saft

May 3, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Pity poor Britain: their own currency to depreciate, their own central bank to print and buy government debt, and yet here we have the second recession in three years.

Europe’s credit crunch: James Saft

May 1, 2012

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Europe looks to be entering a credit crunch, with loans harder to get and those that are made coming on tougher terms.