Economics

Two Sigma: Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

Two Sigma: Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe? Monday, May 2, 2016 / 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Beverly Hills Ballroom Moderator Alexandra Suich, U.S. Technology Editor, the Economist   Speakers Guruduth Banavar, Vice President and Chief Science Officer, Cognitive Computing, IBM Michael […]

James Grant: The United States of Insolvency

James Grant: The United States of Insolvency

Published on Apr 29, 2016 Our guest this week is James Grant, founder and editor of ‘Grant’s Interest Rate Observer‘. Jeff and Jim discuss Jim’s recent cover article in ‘Time’ magazine, and the reaction it received from Krugman and others […]

Russia: Charting Capital Flight

Russia: Charting Capital Flight

One way to gauge domestic confidence in Russia’s economic and political environment is by taking a look at capital flight. The picture is not pretty. Data from Russia’s Central Bank shows that the country’s private sector-capital flight has reached a […]