*Global equity vs bonds 2012-' 15: http://link.reuters.com/fac39s. LONDON, June 10- The world of zero interest rates has outlived its usefulness, according to a chorus of influential bankers, watchdogs and economists anxious about asset bubbles and wealth inequality. "It's a mistake to keep interest rates this low for so long as it breeds complacency and leads to...
LONDON, June 2- An international campaign to stamp out corporate tax dodging will fail and G20 leading economies should instead adopt a global minimum tax rate for multinationals, a coalition of 10 charities and human rights bodies said. The G20 asked the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in 2013 to devise reforms to the international...
*Greece's euro zone partners may not have same problems. LONDON, Feb 6- Greece's proposal to swap debt held by its euro zone creditors for bonds with payments linked to economic growth got a cool reception in European capitals this week, with one official calling it a "new trick" to a haircut. But a growing number of economists say that it could be the right method to...
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Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on the disappointing US jobs report in an interview with CNBC TV's 18 Latha Venkatesh.
"Germany did the minimum that was necessary to preserve the euro... And that is what maintained the crisis conditions," business magnate George Soros said.
Oct 24- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz chided U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for not seriously addressing the troubled U.S. housing market during the recent series of presidential debates.
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 9- A South African court on Tuesday ordered the local unit of Wal-Mart to double a planned fund for small suppliers to $23 million, ending more than a year of legal wrangling over its entry into Africa.
Under-regulated and over-powerful banks weaken the global economy and lead to higher inequality, Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told CNBC.
Once seen as the land of opportunity, the U.S. today is grappling with rising inequality and a political system that benefits the rich at the expense of others, resulting in lower growth and risking the death of the American dream, according to Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz.