Nouriel Roubini

Markets Live: ASX gold miners shine

Shares posted a mild advance on Monday, as gains for in the gold mining sector helped the market shrug off weakness for energy companies.

Economy

Economists need to change old mindsets on inflation

Illustration: Luo Xuan/GT<p>The fact that inflation has remained stubbornly low across the global North has come as a surprise to many economic …

News (China)

How much do you really know about real estate? Take this quiz

<b>Real estate is an important component of the U.S. and global economies. For many Americans, homeownership doubles as a first investment. Beyond a</b> …

Real Estate

2017 Review: The Year Cryptocurrencies Seized the Mainstream Spotlight

Advertisement<p>Two Thousand Seventeen will go down in the history books as a year cryptocurrency made tangible inroads in mainstream finance and …

Bitcoin

2017 Review: What Bankers Think of Bitcoin

Is bitcoin in a bubble? Or will its price continue to increase through 2018 as some investors have predicted?<p>Notable bankers, economists, and rich …

Keynesian Economics

Open societies need defined borders

<i>This is the weekly roundup of The WorldPost, of which Nathan Gardels is the editor in chief.</i><p>Societies and cultures are not closed systems, but the capacities of states are limited by the fiscal and economic realities of territories with boundaries. As such, nation states have the right to control …

Opinion

In 2017, nativism went mainstream in the West

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p><b>"You will not replace us!" went the guttural cry from a small, torch-wielding crowd of American white</b> …

World News

Weekend roundup: Bitcoin, bitcoin and moire bitcoin | Extreme market calls | A happy inheritance dilemma

<b>MarketWatch rounded up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.</b><p>1. Bitcoin futures<p>Playing bitcoin BTCUSD, +6.95% got a lot easier for …

Business

Peril resides in the promise of gene editing

<i>This is the weekly roundup of The WorldPost, of which Nathan Gardels is the editor in chief.</i><p>Of all the prodigious advances in technology taking place today, none is more profound — and troubling — for the human condition than the advent of gene editing and synthetic biology.<p>Corrective intervention …

Opinion

Why The Trade Balance (Still) Matters

It is a useful indicator (even for the U.S.)<p>President Trump loves talking about the trade balance.<p>So do I, though, I hope, in a somewhat different …

Economics

How far will Trump go to keep his core supporters on his side?

He has sold out the blue-collar voters who brought him to power, while pursuing policies to enrich his fellow plutocrats<p>Donald Trump won the US presidency with the backing of working-class and socially conservative white voters on a populist platform of economic nationalism. Trump rejected the …

Business

The last day you can shop online for Christmas delivery and Brown’s no-loans policy

Thanks for reading, MarketWatchers. Let’s start the week off right with these top stories in personal finance.<p>Personal FinanceDid my sister have the …

Business

30 People Who Were Really Wrong About Bitcoin - Bitcoin News

Featured<p><b>“The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty – a fad.” So scolded a bank president in 1903, warning Henry Ford’s lawyer</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Adapt or burn

<i>This is the weekly roundup of</i> <i>The WorldPost</i><i>, of which Nathan Gardels is the editor in chief.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — Every climate event these days, it seems, breaks a historic pattern: the warmest temperatures on record; the fastest shrinking glaciers and ice caps; the most intense storms and unprecedented …

Opinion

How Well Do You Know Real Estate? Time to Find Out

Real estate is an important component of the U.S. and global economies. For many Americans, homeownership doubles as a first investment. Beyond a …

Real Estate

Hedge Fund Leader Ken Griffin Joins the Bitcoin 'Bubble' Brigade

Advertisement<p>Every bitcoin milestone brings more stone throwers. As bitcoin’s price returns above the $11,000 mark, Ken Griffin, the billionaire …

Bitcoin

As bitcoin’s price passes $10,000, its rise seems unstoppable

MOST money these days is electronic—a series of ones and zeros on a computer. So it is rather neat that bitcoin, a privately created electronic …

Bitcoin

Financial Crisis, QE And Pointing The Way To Recovery: Part III

Credit creation that targets transactions in assets inevitably triggers financial instability and crisis, as occurred in 2007-2008.<p>In the short-term, …

Economics

Bitcoin lays waste to a year’s worth of ‘bubble’ calls on its way to new highs

The naysayers may, indeed, be proven right eventually, but, at this point, those calling for bitcoin’s demise — and there have been many — are being …

Business

Bitcoin's price soars to over $10,000 for the first time

The price of bitcoin has smashed the $10,000 barrier for the first time, sparking fears of a dangerous bubble which could result in investors …

Keynesian Economics

CNBC Mad Money Host Cramer Joins the Bitcoin 'Bubble' Brigade

Advertisement<p>The host of CNBC’s Mad Money has said that bitcoin and junk bonds are bubbles and that the stock market is the only thing that has ‘real …

Jim Cramer

How Significant Is The Bullish Forecast Of Goldman Sachs For S&P?

Goldman Sachs announced that it expects S&P to end next year at around 2850 or 10% higher than its current level.<p>The big question is the significance …

Markets

Troy University's Malavika Nair Says Bitcoin Is Something Different Than a Classic Bubble - Bitcoin News

Featured<p><b>Malavika Nair of Troy University describes bitcoin’s price phenomenon as something other than a classic bubble. Bubbles, she said, do not go</b> …

Cryptocurrency

'Hidden fire' of intolerance among Indonesia's young

November 16, 2017 5:00 AM<br>JAKARTA • Indonesia's youth today are often seen as a force for change in a country which, despite its rich ethnic …

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

'Dr. Doom' Roubini Says Bitcoin is a 'Gigantic Speculative Bubble' that Will End

Advertisement<p>An influential American economist who predicted the 2008 financial crisis is now claiming that bitcoin is a ‘gigantic speculative …

Keynesian Economics

Dr. Doom or Mr. Realist? Nouriel Roubini Says Regulation Will Kill Bitcoin

The economist who describes himself as “Mr. Realist” and predicted the 2008 financial crisis has said Bitcoin “will find its end.”<p>In an interview …

Keynesian Economics

'Dr. Doom' Roubini Joins Wall Street Chorus Calling Bitcoin a Bubble

Economist Nouriel Roubini, who predicted the 2008 financial crisis, predicts that bitcoin "will find its end" when more countries crack down on it.

Keynesian Economics

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Today’s episode: ‘The Trumps go to China’. Picture: Getty Images<p>Good morning.<p>1. <b>Australia’s</b> fastest broadband is in Geelong, Victoria, on the iiNet …

Donald Trump

The Republican plot against America’s 99%

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — After multiple failed attempts to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), President Donald …

Business

8 must-read economic stories of the week

<i>A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.</i><p>Three scenarios for the global economy by Nouriel …

Economics