Equities in a sweet rut

April 10, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – The record-breaking rise of the stock market is in part a function of the lousy jobs picture, which ensures an ongoing prescription refill of Federal Reserve medicine.

Equities in a sweet rut: James Saft

April 10, 2013

April 10 (Reuters) – The record-breaking rise of the stock
market is in part a function of the lousy jobs picture, which
ensures an ongoing prescription refill of Federal Reserve
medicine.

Japan’s big leak: James Saft

April 9, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – The Bank of Japan’s massive new bid for inflation will create growth but to its chagrin much of it may well be concentrated in financial markets and outside of Japan.

As jobs go, banks become better bets

April 4, 2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) – For a business whose main products fetch record prices, the financial services industry sure is firing a lot of people.

Stockton, Cyprus, and the savings puzzle: James Saft

April 3, 2013

April 3 (Reuters) – Whether out of necessity, mistrust or
simply the feel-good factor of soaring asset markets, Americans
appear to be cutting back once again on saving.

Stockton, Cyprus, and the savings puzzle

April 3, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Whether out of necessity, mistrust or simply the feel-good factor of soaring asset markets, Americans appear to be cutting back once again on saving.

A time of unqualified promises: James Saft

April 2, 2013

April 2 (Reuters) – Just as Mario Draghi’s pledge to “do
whatever it takes” to preserve the euro is being challenged, the
very same unqualified promise, this time to simply stop prices
falling, is about to be put into action in Japan.

A time of unqualified promises

April 2, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Just as Mario Draghi’s pledge to “do whatever it takes” to preserve the euro is being challenged, the very same unqualified promise, this time to simply stop prices falling, is about to be put into action in Japan.

“Cyprus euro” a boon to U.S. dollar: James Saft

March 27, 2013

By James Saft

(Reuters) – One clear winner from Cyprus’S imposition of capital controls is the U.S. dollar, which stands to benefit from public and private flows after another round of damage to the euro’s reserve currency status.

COLUMN: “Cyprus euro” a boon to US dollar: James Saft

March 27, 2013

March 27 (Reuters) – One clear winner from Cyprus’S
imposition of capital controls is the U.S. dollar, which stands
to benefit from public and private flows after another round of
damage to the euro’s reserve currency status.