Jan 11, 2014

Did Soros just predict an economic crash in China?

by William Pesek

George Soros probably shouldn’t expect any warm invitations to Beijing — not with the much-reviled short seller warning of a giant Chinese crash. The billionaire first shook a major government in September 1992, when he led an attack on the British pound. For his ...

Apr 7, 2013

BOJ policy 'quite dangerous': Soros

The bold monetary easing measures that have been adopted by the Bank of Japan to overcome deflation are “quite dangerous,” prominent U.S. investor George Soros said. “What Japan is doing is actually quite dangerous because they are doing it after 25 years of just ...

Mar 4, 2013

Kuroda should keep his wits on Abe's doorstep

by William Pesek

As president of the Manila-based Asian Development Bank, Haruhiko Kuroda spent the past seven years confronting the challenges posed by 48 diverse, dynamic and complex Asia-Pacific economies. If he thought that was hard work, consider what awaits him in Tokyo as he prepares to ...