Much at stake for EM on jobs Friday: James Saft

December 5, 2013

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Emerging markets will have a great deal at stake when Friday’s U.S. jobs figures are announced.

Individual bonds are an investment, not an Ark

December 4, 2013

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.)

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Some day, perhaps soon, interest rates are going to start to go up decisively.

Amazon, drones and low returns: James Saft

December 3, 2013

Dec 3 (Reuters) – Jeff Bezos’ plan to deliver Amazon.com
packages by drone isn’t just an idea which skirts the line
between satire and reality.

Slow growth and the knowledge economy: James Saft

November 26, 2013

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Corporate cash hoarding may simply be an
unintended consequence of the rise and rise of the knowledge
economy.

Taper on tap, sweeteners at ready

November 21, 2013

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

By James Saft

(Reuters) – If you want to know what Janet Yellen will do as Fed chair, ignore her congressional testimony and watch Ben Bernanke’s lips.

Taper on tap, sweeteners at ready: James Saft

November 21, 2013

Nov 21 (Reuters) – If you want to know what Janet Yellen
will do as Fed chair, ignore her congressional testimony and
watch Ben Bernanke’s lips.

The age of the 5 percent Ponzi scheme

November 20, 2013

Nov 20 (Reuters) – Things have come to a pretty pass when
Ponzi schemes are luring in the chumps with promises of only a 5
percent return.

Households borrow while business stints: James Saft

November 19, 2013

Nov 19 (Reuters) – Households are borrowing like it’s 2008
but businesses simply won’t play along.

Column – Yellen delivers; tougher times ahead: James Saft

November 14, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – On the standards by which these things are judged, Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearings went well, meaning markets rallied with little volatility.

Yellen delivers; tougher times ahead: James Saft

November 14, 2013

Nov 14 (Reuters) – On the standards by which these things
are judged, Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearings went well,
meaning markets rallied with little volatility.