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.
Follow him on Twitter: @msiglobal9
The euro's future, just as was the case with its origin, crucially depends on a French-German agreement, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The United States is contributing nearly $1 trillion net in trade to the rest of the world every year, says Michael Ivanovitch.
China says it won't allow North Korea tensions to turn into conflict — it's clear meaningful dialogue is broken, Michael Ivanovitch says.
Germany's warning that euro zone policy has stifled reform is getting attention, but the ECB is likely to wait. Michael Ivanovitch says.
Huge sums of money are now subject to risks due to acute security issues and strategic conflicts in Asia, Michael Ivanovitch says.
Only a strong economy will keep Washington as a global center of gravity, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Here's a question for pyromaniacs: Do they really believe it would be good for America if the Fed followed their advice? Michael Ivanovitch writes.
As the German election campaign gets more robust, you will probably see euro issues moving center stage, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Last week’s U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue could mark the beginning of a more constructive trade relationship, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The Fed is holding the economy and the financial system in a reasonably good shape in an environment of price stability, Michael Ivanovitch writes.