Flawed and inconsistent mainstream macroeconomic theories such as efficient market hypothesis are dangerous to society, says Alexander Lipton
A contrarian, upbeat view of the long-term economic outlook
Top hedge fund managers at the Salt conference in Las Vegas are brimming with enthusiasm for Japanese equities as Abeconomics helps weaken the yen and boost economic growth
Geopolitical factors continue to impact markets
Crispin Odey, winner of the outstanding contribution to the industry award at the 12th European Single Manager Awards 2012, talks about hedge funds, performance, regulation and politicians.
Monetary and capital markets deputy director Christopher Towe tells conference delegates that ongoing vulnerabilities could sow the seeds of the next crisis
Efforts by Western regulators to monitor financial institutions are nonsensical and overambitious according to Jim O'Neill. He said emerging markets are the future of global economic growth.
Leverage: friend or foe?
Darkest before the dawn?
Marrying the needs of strong core and weak periphery is far from straightforward, said panellists at latest Credit Institute event
Long-term economic impact of earthquake and tsunami likely to be fairly slight, says John-Paul Temperley
Withholding versus withdrawing
A quick overview of the top ten articles across the whole of Risk.net in 2010 provides a roadmap of the year's main themes
New bottles for new wines
Profile: Yves Smith
Investors remain under-allocated to emerging market debt, despite emerging countries growing more rapidly – and, in many cases, boasting healthier balance sheets – than developed economies, panellists say.
Commodity price increases may indicate improved economic prospects
The Committee of European Securities Regulators (Cesr) has made public for the first time its analysis of trends, risks and vulnerabilities in financial markets
The International Energy Agency’s claim that China has overtaken the US as the largest energy user, has exacerbated concerns that supply and demand data could be out of sync with price forecasts