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Stephen Roach

Is there anything the global economy can't cope with?
Economy

Is there anything the global economy can't cope with?

As the world becomes increasingly elastic and globalized it seems it could cope with almost any economic crisis. But is this really the case?
24 Nov 2006
What does US political turmoil mean for the world?
Economy

What does US political turmoil mean for the world?

Stephen Roach reflects on what America’s stunning political upheaval means for the global economy and why the world is nervous.
22 Nov 2006
Why Western workers are set to become poorer
Economy

Why Western workers are set to become poorer

What do the world's three largest economies have in common? The answer is that workers across the US, Japan and Europe are seeing barely any growth in…
1 Nov 2006
Why Stephen Roach is feeling bearish again
Economy

Why Stephen Roach is feeling bearish again

In May, well-known Morgan Stanley economist Stephen Roach said he was feeling more upbeat on the global economy than for some time. But the rapid burs…
8 Sep 2006
Will the Middle East crisis derail the global economy?
Economy

Will the Middle East crisis derail the global economy?

After recent events in the Middle East, Morgan Stanley's Stephen Roach is reconsidering his recent declaration that the world economy is on the mend.
31 Jul 2006
Why globalisation isn't a win-win situation
Economy

Why globalisation isn't a win-win situation

The 'win-win' theory of globalisation is in real trouble. Tensions are building up between the US and China, as middle-class Americans see their incom…
10 Jul 2006
Have central banks sown the seeds of the next bust?
Economy

Have central banks sown the seeds of the next bust?

In targeting low consumer price inflation, central banks have allowed a series of bubbles to inflate in assets from stocks to property. Morgan Stanley…
3 Jul 2006
Should you avoid investing in emerging markets?
Stockmarkets

Should you avoid investing in emerging markets?

Emerging markets have been hit hard by this month’s market corrections. Do these market falls represent nothing more than a buying opportunity? Unlike…
23 Jun 2006
Is the world facing stagflation?
Economy

Is the world facing stagflation?

US inflation is above the Federal Reserve's comfort zone. But at the same time, America's economy looks like it's slowing down. More and more analysts…
13 Jun 2006
How risk aversion could threaten the global economy
Economy

How risk aversion could threaten the global economy

We don't always agree with Morgan Stanley's Stephen Roach - but his opinions are certainly worth listening to. Widespread falls across all asset class…
9 Jun 2006
The biggest risk facing investors in China and India
Economy

The biggest risk facing investors in China and India

Financial commentators often ask which economy holds the best long-term prospects for investors - China or India? But it's not that simple, says Morga…
1 Jun 2006
Is the global economy about to topple?
Economy

Is the global economy about to topple?

Will the current dizzying oil price and bond yields, is the global economy near to tipping over?
18 May 2006
The great global growth debate
Economy

The great global growth debate

The global growth debate could well prove decisive for financial markets in 2006. An increasingly vigorous acceleration in world economic activity ha…
18 May 2006
Globalisation’s new underclass
Economy

Globalisation’s new underclass

Pushed as practically the solution to every economic challenge, globalisation has turned out to be anything but an unqualified blessing. A new and rap…
18 May 2006
Why the US economy's luck is running out
Economy

Why the US economy's luck is running out

The US economy relies on the goodwill of its trading partners to keep it running, and yet protectionist sentiment continues to pour out of Washington.…
18 May 2006
Is the global economy really on the mend?
Economy

Is the global economy really on the mend?

'It seems like eternity since I was last optimistic on the world economy,' says the famously bearish Morgan Stanley economist Stephen Roach. But now h…
11 May 2006