Andy Yee

How technology and finance can get along

Silicon Valley might try but won't be able to eat Wall Street's lunch. Instead, Andy Yee writes, some intelligent design will intervene.

  • Caroline Freund

    TPP pharma compromise will benefit US consumers

    American consumers will now gain access to cheaper drugs more quickly, writes Caroline Freund

  • Lee G. Branstetter and Gary Clyde Hufbauer

    Disputing the TPP naysayers

    Critics of the big trade deal simply don't have all the facts, write Lee G. Branstetter and Gary Clyde Hufbauer.

  • Sin-ming Shaw

    Beijing versus the billionaire

    BANGKOK -- China's government and Hong Kong's wealthiest man, the much-admired Li Ka-shing, have been waging an acidic spat -- one that increasingly looks like a bitter divorce being played out in tabloid newspapers. Indeed, Chinese media have lately...

  • John Lee

    Turnbull to champion free markets in Asia

    Australia's new prime minister is more concerned with "economic disruptions" than China's maritime assertiveness, writes John Lee.

  • Michael Plummer

    Fighting the good fight for TPP

    Recently deceased American baseball icon Yogi Berra famously quipped, "It ain't over 'til it's over." He was not talking about trade deals but his maxim is, nonetheless, an apt expression for the Trans-Pacific Partnership process. The TPP has exp...

  • Matthew P. Goodman

    US, Japan finally exorcise trade ghosts

    Five U.S. Congressmen take sledgehammers to a Japanese cassette player on the steps of the Capitol. The White House imposes 100% tariffs on a range of Japanese imports in retaliation for violations of a bilateral semiconductor agreement. Tokyo resist...

  • Joseph E. Stiglitz, Adam S. Hersh

    The trans-Pacific free-trade charade

    NEW YORK -- As negotiators and ministers from the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries meet in Atlanta in an effort to finalize the details of the sweeping new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), some sober analysis is warranted. The biggest...

  • Paul Mortimer-Lee

    ECB wants a weaker euro

    Global growth prospects have dimmed recently. The shock of Chinese devaluation, sharply lower equity prices, especially in China, and the plunge in commodity prices are symptoms of slower world growth and inflation and also a cause of dampened prospe...

  • Min Lan Tan

    Why currency volatility will not affect Japanese tourism industry

    Exchange rates often come to mind first when we consider overseas travel destinations. For this reason, the surprise devaluation of the yuan against the dollar in August came as a shock to the tourism industry, given how the international buying powe...

  • Hamish McDonald

    Indonesia's 'killing season' remains a mystery 50 years on

    It was a night depicted in the 1982 film "The Year of Living Dangerously" -- as proclaimed by a reckless president of a country in economic free fall. Truckloads of soldiers rumbled through the dimly lit streets of Jakarta. They hauled six army gener...

  • Minxin Pei

    China kicks the can on SOE reform

    State-owned enterprises get off lightly in Beijing's latest reform announcement, writes Minxin Pei

  • Nicholas Spiro

    Dithering Fed is bad news for emerging Asia

    Amid the recent financial carnage in emerging markets, India stands out as one of the most resilient economies. Yet the Indian rupee is also under strain. Declines in the week ended Sept. 25 brought the currency's decline against the U.S. dollar...

  • Jonathan Berkshire Miller

    Japan needs to set a new course on North Korea

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida held rare talks in August with his North Korean counterpart, Ri Su Yong, on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations regional forum meeting in Malaysia. The meeting followed a similar encount...

  • Robert Bestani

    AIIB can succeed where its predecessors have failed

    Focusing on technical expertise and the rule of law can make the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank a success, writes Robert Bestani.

  • Chris Patten

    Pope Francis in America

    LONDON -- It's a dollar to a cent that Pope Francis's visit to the United States will be one of the biggest news stories of 2015. Take the sheer number of American Catholics, add the diplomatic skill of the Vatican's purple-and-scarlet-clad officials...

  • Frederic Neumann

    The simple truth behind Asia worries

    "It ain't 1997," is a popular refrain making the rounds in Asian markets at the moment: emerging Asia is at risk of sliding into a 1997-style currency crisis. Think again. Challenges abound, to be sure. But the region is a lot more resilient today th...

  • Peter Tasker

    Planet rugby sends the world a message

    The sport presents a picture of the world that is simplified and distorted, yet more globalized than the real world, writes Peter Tasker.

  • Tony Tyler

    Asia's aviation infrastructure challenge

    By 2034, 7.3 billion airline passengers globally are expected to take to the skies. That is more than double the 3.5 billion passengers that will travel by air in 2015.Building the infrastructure to meet this growing demand for people and businesses ...

  • Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Refugees and reform in Europe

    LAGUNA BEACH -- There is a simple truth beneath the growing human tragedy of Europe's refugee crisis, and the European Union cannot address the massive influx of exhausted, desperate people in a manner compatible with its values unless governments an...