This month brings an end to QE, or quantitative easing. This programme of "money printing" had the US Federal Reserve flooding the financial system with liquidity by buying up both mortgage-backed securities and US Treasuries.
The United States is now battling on four fronts - squaring off against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, bombing ISIS in Syria and Iraq, grappling with a threatened Ebola pandemic at home, and trying to prevent its stock market bubbles from busting....
US President Barack Obama is looking more and more like a punch-bag. Fellow Democrats are lining up to attack him with the vigour of Republicans over his half-hearted policy in the Middle East.
Time magazine and other international news media have been quick to dub the mass demonstration for universal suffrage in Hong Kong as a democracy revolution.
US President Barack Obama has been talking with global leaders in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, in a bid to forge a grand coalition to support his war against the Islamic State in the Middle East.
By the time this column goes to print, the outcome of the referendum on Scottish independence will likely be known. Still, it's worthwhile discussing the implications and the benefits for Scotland if voters now, or at some time in the future,...
Exactly 13 years after 9/11, it isn't victory in the "war on terror" that President Barack Obama is declaring but a campaign of air strikes against the Islamic State in Syria.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has just unveiled his Cabinet, ready to take on the challenge of turning the Kingdom around.
Thailand's economic growth this year looks set to level off at around 1.50-2.0 per cent. Most of the engines of growth are sputtering. In the first half of this year, exports began to go downhill, contracting by 0.1 per cent.
Thailand finally has a new prime minister, after General Prayuth Chan-ocha was handpicked for the job by the National Legislative Assembly. General Prayuth will head both the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the new government.