You must be joking, Mr. Bernanke

January 16, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Well, now we know: monetary policy certainly isn’t rocket science.

You must be joking, Mr. Bernanke: James Saft

January 16, 2014

Jan 16 (Reuters) – Well, now we know: monetary policy
certainly isn’t rocket science.

Success has many fathers

January 15, 2014

Jan 15 (Reuters) – If you are like most investors, you
probably mistake catching a wave for being able to swim fast.

Fed taper may be vindicated, but watch from a distance: James Saft

January 14, 2014

Jan 14 (Reuters) – Sure, the Federal Reserve will probably
carry on tapering, and sure, they may ultimately be vindicated
by better economic data, but it is hard to see why you, as an
equity investor, should stick around to find out.

Deflation is deflation even if you deserve it

January 9, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Here is some unwelcome news for the likes of Greece, Ireland and Cyprus: Apparently it isn’t really deflation if you deserve it.

Deflation is deflation even if you deserve it: James Saft

January 9, 2014

Jan 9 (Reuters) – Here is some unwelcome news for the likes
of Greece, Ireland and Cyprus: Apparently it isn’t really
deflation if you deserve it.

Japan stocks may have strong 2014 follow-up

January 8, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – You probably missed last year’s epoch-making rally in Japanese stocks, and if you are still underweight, you might just do it to yourself again.

Column: Default, and other ugly words: James Saft

January 7, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Default, capital controls and high inflation are all such ugly words but they may, for many of the world’s largest economies, prove to be necessary tactics.

Default, and other ugly words: James Saft

January 7, 2014

Jan 7 (Reuters) – Default, capital controls and high
inflation are all such ugly words but they may, for many of the
world’s largest economies, prove to be necessary tactics.

After go-go decade, farmland faces threats

December 26, 2013

Dec 26 (Reuters) – The rise and rise of farmland values
faces two tough challenges: falling crop prices and rising
interest rates.