A Japan Shock Could Soon Hit Global Markets

Text size Commuters in front of the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg About the author: Desmond Lachman is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He was a deputy director in the International Monetary Fund’s Policy Development and Review Department and the chief emerging market economic strategist at Salomon Smith … Read more

A Summer of Sovereign-Debt Crises Could Be Coming. Is the Fed Ready?

Text size Conditions in the US were already enough to justify a pause in the US Federal Reserve’s rate-increase, Desmond Lachman writes. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images About the author: Desmond Lachman is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He was a deputy director in the International Monetary Fund’s Policy Development and Review Department and … Read more