Prospect of Trump tariffs unnerves Asian investors

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Other Speeches at Davos

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Leader of Globalization. Does Xi Really Mean It?

Chinese President Xi Jin Ping spoke to defend globalization and advocated for free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos.  While the speech has been hailed by many, commentators around the world also question whether Xi was sincere about it. See the following: Forbes: Xi Jinping’s Davos Speech Defends Globalization But Does China Really…

President Xi’s speech to Davos in full

This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 I’m delighted to come to beautiful Davos. Though just a small town in the Alps, Davos is an important window for taking the pulse of the global economy. People from around the world come here to exchange ideas and insights, which broaden their…

Time: Introduction to the Bretton Woods System

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008 Bretton Woods System By M.J. Stephey Since the end of World War II, the U.S. dollar has enjoyed a unique and powerful position in international trade. But perhaps no more. Before boarding a plane on Saturday to meet President George W. Bush, French President Nicolas Sarkozy proclaimed, “Europe wants it. Europe…

Economist: What was decided at the Bretton Goods Summit?

The Economist explains Explaining the world, daily The Economist explains What was decided at the Bretton Woods summit Jun 30th 2014, 23:50 by Buttonwood ON JULY 1ST 1944 the rich world’s finance experts convened in a hotel in the New Hampshire mountains to discuss the post-war monetary system. The Bretton Woods system that emerged from the…

Economist: Beyond Bretton Woods 2

The global monetary system Beyond Bretton Woods 2 Is there a better way to organise the world’s currencies? Nov 4th 2010  | WASHINGTON, DC WHEN the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) countries meet in Seoul on November 11th and 12th, there will be plenty of backstage finger-pointing about the world’s currency tensions. American officials blame…

Donald Trump and the New Economic Order

ECONOMICS MICHAEL SPENCE https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/nationalist-approach-to-economic-policy-by-michael-spence-2016-11 Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, Academic Board Chairman of the Asia Global Institute in Hong Kong, and Chair of the World…