The US-China Trade War Is Accelerating China’s Rebalancing

November 11, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development

The IMF, Argentina and Ecuador: Have Lessons Been Learned?

November 7, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development

Turning Promises into Reality – The Business Case for Gender Equality in Achieving the SDGs

October 11, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development
As world leaders gathered this month for high-level talks at the 74th United Nations General Assembly, pressing global issues were at the forefront of discussions, including progress toward the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Rise of the Billionaires; Rise of the Investments in Longevity!

October 1, 2019 | Gregory Silberman - Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

Latin America Is Not Benefiting from the U.S.-China Trade War

September 23, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development
Despite some short-term benefits, trade deviation to the region shouldn’t be expected to last.

The IMF needs a bridge-builder at the helm – that’s what it looks set to get

September 20, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development
If appointed, the Bulgarian-born economist Kristalina Georgieva will be the first managing director of the IMF to come from Eastern Europe.

‘Growth-Yield Curve-Trade-Market’: Financial Roulette

September 2, 2019 | Satyendra Nayak - Consultant-Spectrafin, Author, Speaker
US stock market crash by 3% with Dow plunging down by 800 points is one of the worst falls in recent years. News of economy’s growth momentum, Fed moves, market perception and reaction, and tussle on trade tariffs have all gone to cloud the US economic environment and sentiment with a considerable degree of uncertainty and suspense.

Fed Monetary Policy, Inverted Yield Curve and Outlook for US and Global Economies

August 26, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development
Since the Fed’s July meeting, when the Fed Funds Rate had a 0.25% cut, fears about the impact of the US-China trade war on the global economy have escalated. The US yield curve inversion received much attention as a harbinger of a slowdown in the global and US economic outlooks. We approach here whether lights on next monetary policy events can be obtained from reading the minutes of the Fed’s meeting – and of the July meeting of the ECB governing council – released this week.

Christmas Comes Early to Rare Earth Miners

August 21, 2019 | Gregory Silberman - Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group
…And so the saga continues, China holds the threat of withdrawing REMs from the US, threatening to undermine global supply chains. These threats translated into action when China last week increased the import duties on ores and concentrates to 25%.

Argentina’s half-baked adjustment has not worked

August 16, 2019 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development