Roubini forecasts continuing danger for global economic outlook in 2012 and beyond

Ticking economic timebomb


Nouriel Roubini (pictured, right) is an economist to be reckoned with. His outspoken and acerbic comments on the world’s economic woes may have earned him the nickname Doctor Doom, but his pronouncements and forecasts are uncannily accurate.

Through Roubini Global Economics (RGE), an independent global macroeconomic and market strategy research company he co-founded, he has come into the orbit of hedge funds, advising some of the biggest names in the business.

It is no wonder hedge fund managers a