Commentary / World Sep 28, 2010

Fiscally, Obama has had a rough summer

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Has the Obama administration learned anything from the string of fiscal setbacks it has suffered this summer? First, at the Group of 20 Summit in Canada, President Barack Obama was soundly rebuffed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, British Prime Minister ...

Commentary / World Feb 1, 2009

Pros and cons of the euro at 10

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The beginning of 2009 will long be remembered for terrible economic news and controversial economic policy in virtually every country. It also marks the 10th anniversary of the euro, the common currency further knitting together several hundred million Europeans in ...