• Nov
    By Orit Bashkin, Reuters

    The west’s understanding of West Asia has often been laden with misconceptions — this has especially been the case in the years following the Arab Spring.
    Here are three assumptions

  • Nov
    By Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg

    You all know the urban legend of the conversation between F Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.
    Fitzgerald: “Let me tell you about the very rich

  • By Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters

    Get ready for a “melt-up. ” Back in mid-October as stock markets around the world plunged faster than at any time since 2011 many investors and economists feared

  • Oct
    By Dhiraj Nayyar, Bloomberg

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is a man more accustomed to giving than to following orders. But part of him was probably relieved earlier this week when India’s Supreme

  • By Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

    A lot of people knew Apple chief executive Tim Cook was gay. Since 2011 he has topped Out magazine’s Power List and he has made no effort

  • Oct
    By Clive Crook, Bloomberg

    The argument over the risk Ebola poses to the US is getting cast as a disagreement between smart people who trust science and dumb people who panic for no reason.

  • Oct

    Prime minister Narendra Modi’s ‘make in India’ call has set an important strategic direction for the country’s businessmen, policymakers, and regulatory agencies. It has helped generate a healthy debate

  • Oct
    By Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters

    Europe is at a make or break moment. Two very different events on Sunday occurring at opposite ends of Europe will largely determine the entire continent’s direction

  • By Mohamed A El-Erian, Bloomberg

    The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with behavioural science and economic principles.

  • Oct
    By Susan Visvanathan

    Bruno Bettelheim in Surviving and Other Essays wrote that genocide brings us two categories: the survivor and the victim. When we think of war as an industry which