World commercial expansion is dependent on payments made in the U.S. dollar, a currency that all nations -- except the U.S. -- have to earn through export surpluses, or go into debt.
Don't mistake gossip about Trump's tweets, with real politics that affects actual life and impacts those you care about.
With data on the performance of Canada's labour market released Friday, many are arguing that what seems to be emerging is two very clear and different paths for the U.S. and Canadian economies.
Repeating over and over again the idea that taxing the rich, government social programs and regulation are the cause of unemployment, low wages, debt and lack of innovation doesn't make it true.
Building an ecologically sustainable economy requires overthrowing the marketing-driven economy, individually and through collective action.
Each year in August, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City brings world central bankers and top economists together to brainstorm about global finance.
The Economist, in its first issues of 2013, ran on its cover a picture of U.S. President Obama wearing a striped shirt and a beret. It was a joke and criticism directed towards his politics.
Progressives who are looking for a better world should not place their bets on the emergence of a polycentric world: China is not going to overtake the U.S. and will more likely enter into decline.
Jim Flaherty and Stephen Harper are worried about America heading off towards the "fiscal cliff". They do not seem ashamed that Conservatives' spending cuts propel Canada in the same direction.
We face a new crisis, or at least a stock market correction of major proportions, which may precipitate a new phase of the crisis. How should governments be responding to the panic in the markets?