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The economic backdrop to China's terrorist attacks

May 22, 2014
Today's attack on a market in Xinjiang killed 31, injuring at least 90.
Posted In: China, Uighurs, terrorism

Rest in poverty?

May 22, 2014
A grim indicator of Britain's inequality is the increase of paupers' funerals.
Posted In: pauper's funerals
CHINA-RUSSIA-ENERGY-DIPLOMACY

What China gets from the $400 billion Russian gas deal

May 21, 2014
China and Russia signed a deal for $400 billion-worth of gas for the next 30 years
Posted In: China, gazprom
China

China and the U.S.: Who's spying on whom?

May 21, 2014
The New York Times' David Sanger on what government spies look for in 2014.
Posted In: China, nsa, spying
CHINA-RUSSIA-ENERGY-DIPLOMACY

Gazprom goes to China, Russia's economy rejoices

May 21, 2014
Russia and China strike a natural gas deal that assures Gazprom a very big market.
Posted In: gazprom, gas, Russia
Yellen

PODCAST: A cautious Fed

May 21, 2014
A visit the 100 year-old Borough Market in London. And a look at London's lost title as the top financial city in the world.
Posted In: London, Fed

This is your brain on a phone

May 20, 2014
I'm sure that cell phones are nothing like putting your head in a microwave.

PODCAST: London's stock ambitions

May 20, 2014
A look at Brixton Market, in South London. And there's a clamor about high executive pay in the UK.
Posted In: London, executive pay

Are London's CEOs earning too much?

May 20, 2014
How much more should a CEO earn than his or her employee?
Posted In: ceo pay, income, income inequality
“KEEP US IN LONDON”

Is London too expensive for poor Londoners?

May 20, 2014
Charities say large numbers of poor Londoners are being priced out of the city.
Posted In: London, inequality, Wealth and Poverty

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