Dr. Michael Ivanovitch is an independent analyst focusing on world economy, geopolitics and investment strategy. He served as a senior economist at the OECD in Paris, international economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and taught economics at Columbia Business School.
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America's shift toward bilateral trade deals shows a total loss of faith in the ability of multilateral forums.
America's economic and international trade policies must change.
While Asia is progressing on the integration front, the European Union appears to be unraveling.
The bond market has been remarkably resilient in the face of dire warnings of inflationary pressures.
Settling scores over recent election outcomes is the price we pay for living in a democratic society.
Excess savings of the eight major East Asian economies currently stand at $755 billion.
The soaring Wall Street is a tough short.