Latest from Sebastian Mallaby

The good guys in the GameStop story? It’s the hedge funds and short sellers.

Our financial markets are usually stabilized by rational investors, but the GameStop speculators seem determined to change that.

January 30, 2021

Inflation could make a comeback. If it does, Joe Biden will pay the price.

The era of low inflation and low interest rates could be coming to an end.

December 8, 2020

Death, one day, is inevitable. Suffering should not be.

In this time of pandemic, we should also be considering how to ease the loneliness and pain of those deaths.

March 31, 2020

Now that he’s won, maybe we’ll finally learn what Boris Johnson stands for

The meaning of his U.K. election landslide is murky.

December 13, 2019

Paul Volcker was the savior our economy needed

Against all odds, he was able to turn the economy around and save it from inflation.

December 9, 2019

Britain’s Brexit drama has achieved new highs of absurdity

The drama would be entertaining if it wasn’t real life.

October 23, 2019

Boris Johnson could break Britain

The United Kingdom is looking more like the United States — in a dangerous way.

September 11, 2019

Brexit, lies — and a new birth for British democracy?

Here’s hoping that the crisis unleashed by Boris Johnson can lead to something positive.

September 4, 2019

Trump’s next Fed nominee wants a gold standard. It’s an idea past its time.

Judy Shelton’s nostalgia for a pegged currency ignores recent economic history.

May 23, 2019

The United States and Europe, divided by China

This Western rift over China needs to be fixed urgently.

April 25, 2019