Finance

With the spread of zero and negative interest rates, ballooning worldwide debt, looming currency wars, and the specter of another recession, financial risk is everywhere. Yet there are countless opportunities too—start uncovering them below.

The Rise of Free-ish Trade
The Western economic malaise of the past decade has given way to a sudden rise of populism. Free trade, once touted as the fix for increased global competitiveness and economic stability, is now the national enemy.
What the Fed Does Is Critical to the Entire Global Economy
The next few years are likely to test the ability of the Federal Reserve to jump a number of hurdles. With more and more political pressure of all kinds, it is difficult to see an outcome where the Fed comes through unscathed. And the way in which the Fed navigates these obstacles will determine its future.