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May 14, 2010 | National Review

The Other European Volcano

When Greece started to erupt, the volcanic ash spread over the social democrats’ smug vision of a perfect European Union...

May 14, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

EU Changes Will Require A Life-Style Shift

The €750 billion bailout package assembled over the weekend shows European leaders finally woke up to the threats posed to the euro zone by the gathering flight of capital from the region's government bond markets...

May 12, 2010 | Thoughtful Ideas

China’s Currency Quandary

U.S. government officials, backed by members of the business community and labor unions, have repeatedly called for China to revalue its currency, the yuan, against the dollar...

May 3, 2010 | EconTalk

Taleb on Black Swans, Fragility, and Mistakes

Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his latest thoughts on robustness, fragility, debt, insurance, uncertainty, exercise, moral hazard, knowledge, and the challenges of fame and fortune...

April 30, 2010 | Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty

Europe's Debt Problems And The Greek Crisis

Prominent European publisher, author, and academic Josef Joffe was an early critic of plans to introduce the euro. The editor of Germany's "Die Zeit" newspaper, who is also a fellow of the Institute for International Studies and the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, talks to RFE/RL correspondent Ron Synovitz about Europe's debt problems and the Greek crisis...

April 22, 2010 | Bloomberg

Geithner Harnesses G-20 to Push for Chinese Yuan Revaluation

Group of 20 finance chiefs may intensify pressure on one of their own today as the U.S.-led campaign for China to revalue the yuan broadens from Washington to Mumbai and Brussels...

March 30, 2010 | CNBC

Is Economy Stabilizing?

New data offers more clues that the economy could be stabilizing, with Edward Lazear, Stanford University economics professor. . . .

March 29, 2010 | Bloomberg

Taylor Says Fed May Raise Rates as Economy Recovers

John Taylor, the Stanford University economist who created a rule for guiding monetary policy, said the Federal Reserve may need to raise its target interest rate by the end of 2010 as the U.S. economy recovers. . . .

March 26, 2010 | Thoughtful Ideas

What do the Following Countries’ Currencies Have in Common with China?

The first list of countries and affiliated or dependent territories pegs its currencies to the U.S. dollar at a fixed exchange rate. . . .

March 28, 2010 | Bloomberg

Roubini's Collision Course Is Warning for Google

Sergey Brin shouldn't expect many invitations to visit China this year. . . .