Global Investing

To Cure the Economy

Global Insights: Perspective
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  October 21, 2011
As the economic slump that began in 2007 persists, the question on everyone’s minds is obvious: Why? Unless we have a better understanding of the causes of the crisis, we can’t implement an effective recovery strategy. And, so far, we have neither, says Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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Sovereign Wealth Funds: Big Players with Some Big Problems

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Betsy Wiesendanger and Christen Marie Soden |  October 9, 2011
As an asset class, sovereign wealth funds total more than either private equity or hedge funds. Here’s how they could affect you and your portfolio in the months ahead.
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All Together Now

Global Insights: Analysis
Rebecca McReynolds |  September 7, 2011
A ripple in one market causes a tsunami in another. Are global markets getting too interconnected?
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When Investor Trust Goes Awry

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  June 27, 2011
Chitra Ramkrishna, joint managing director of the National Stock Exchange of India, describes the formation of a stock exchange that catered to investors, not brokers.
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Japan’s Economy: What Now?

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
March 28, 2011
As a nation begins to rebuild, Chazen Senior Scholar David Weinstein sizes up the likely impact to Japan’s fiscal growth prospects.
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Renewable Energy: The Price Problem

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Jennifer Lynch |  March 25, 2011
Everyone agrees that green power is a good idea. But few power producers (or governments) want to foot the bill. Financial analyst Dan Potash finds a middle ground.
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Price Is What You Pay; Value Is What You (Hopefully) Get

Global Insights: Analysis
Rebecca McReynolds |  April 18, 2011
A new book from Chazen Senior Scholar Stephen Penman helps investors avoid the risk of paying too much.
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The State of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Global Insights: Analysis
The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University |  January 27, 2011
Sovereign wealth funds have more assets under management than private equity or hedge funds. Why, then, is so little know about this assets class — and why is it so controversial? This new briefing paper explains it all.
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Sovereign Wealth Funds: Hidden Riches

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
January 27, 2011
Sovereign wealth funds are a huge, subterranean asset class that could be key to solving global warming. Yet their lack of transparency makes them controversial. Find out what’s next for this little-known pool of wealth and why you should keep them on your radar.
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Going Green: How to Get the Money

Global Insights: Analysis
Sharon Kahn |  January 27, 2011
There’s a huge, untapped source of financing for clean energy development that could help reverse global warning. Chazen Senior Scholar Patrick Bolton reveals how sovereign wealth funds could make the world a cleaner, greener place.
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