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2013

Salon: Conrad Saldanha

GOING DOMESTIC   By Vanessa Drucker   Global Finance sat down with Conrad Saldanha, portfolio manager, emerging markets equities, at asset management firm Neuberger Berman, to discuss the future prospects for global emerging markets.   Global Finance: Emerging markets have ...

Global Salon: Karen Elliott House

CONFLUENCE OF RISK By Vanessa Drucker In this month’s Salon, Global Finance sat down with Karen Elliott House, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones & Co vet and author of On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, ...

2012

Salon: David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy

ERADICATING THE HIERARCHY   By Vanessa Drucker   In this month’s Salon, Global Finance sits down with David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect. As founder and CEO of Techonomy, he hosts conferences that illuminate the growing connection between technology, ...

Salon: Luigi Zingales Populist Revolt

POPULIST REVOLT   By Vanessa Drucker   Global Finance held its monthly Salon in the magazine’s New York office with Luigi Zingales, professor of entrepreneurship and finance at the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago and author ...

Country Report: Portugal

PRIME TARGET   By Vanessa Drucker   Portugal is being held up as a model of reform in meeting its fiscal restructuring targets, but it faces a drag on growth from financial sector deleveraging. Meanwhile, Portuguese firms have become prime ...

Shotgun Wedding For Spanish Banks

MILESTONES: SPAIN   By Vanessa Drucker   The merger agreement between CaixaBank and Banca Civica smacks of a shotgun wedding—for Civica, anyhow.   Spanish banks forced to tie the knot by capital requirements CaixaBank, Spain’s largest bank by retail branches, is ...

Salon: James Rickards, Policy Weakness

SEEKING OUT VULNERABILITIES   By Vanessa Drucker   Global Finance sat down with James Rickards, senior managing partner at boutique alternative investment firm Tangent Capital Partners and author of Currency Wars: The Making Of The Next Global Crisis .   ...

Sector Report: Real Estate Finance

REAL ESTATE FINANCING: NEW AVENUES   By Vanessa Drucker   Real estate projects are getting capital injections from new and diverse sources as traditional bank lending dries up.   Banks around the world have become skittish about lending. Although central ...

2011

Country Report: Greece

BALANCING ACT By Vanessa Drucker Greece’s politicians must balance growth and austerity, but it will mean walking a tightrope with no safety net in sight.   Greece needs a fresh blueprint for economic and social survival. Eurozone debt restructuring packages ...

Global Salon

PARADIGM SHIFT By Vanessa Drucker As part of its Salon series, Global Finance sat down on November 1 with Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman and author of Making Sense of the Dollar .   ...

Global Finance Salon

POLITICAL STALEMATE CRIPPLES BOTH US AND EUROPE   By Vanessa Drucker   In the first of a new ongoing series, Global Finance sits down with Jason Trennert, managing partner and chief investment strategist at Strategas Research Partners.   Trennert, Strategas ...

Country Report: Portugal

Light At The End Of The Tunnel   By Vanessa Drucker   Portugal’s new political leaders have a plan to dig their country out of its deep fiscal hole.   Portugal is about to receive a dose of strong medicine. ...

Going It Alone

FOCUS: CEE ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE   By Vanessa Drucker   Europe’s continuing sovereign debt crisis has left many non-members of the eurozone relishing their monetary independence.     The eurozone debt crisis has taken a toll on financial markets worldwide, rattling investors’ ...

2010

TCM: Who's Who

WHO'S WHO   Who’s Who in Treasury and Cash Management   By Vanessa Drucker   Donald E. Berk Senior Vice President, Corporate & Institutional Services Northern Trust   As director of product and process management for enterprise banking services at ...

2008

Cover Story : Sustainable Progress

LESSONS FROM EUROPE Corporate comprehension of the benefits of going green is far more advanced in Europe than in the US. But America’s businesses could easily catch up. Stark differences: Europe and the US have taken very different approaches to ...

Newsmakers : Putting A Roof On Energy Bills

UNITED STATES Naimon: Companies are keen to use third-party finance. As the solar energy industry struggles to improve its photovoltaic technology, a viable financing model may provide the missing link to the market. Almost two years ago, HSH Nordbank, a ...

2006

Features : Country Report: Germany

TURNING POINT A few months ago, reeling from an inconclusive general election, Germany was facing an uncertain future. Undaunted, the country’s new chancellor, Angela Merkel, tried to rally enthusiasm and optimism with her promise to “get Germany back on its ...