Street Talk

  • Modern Monetary Theory: A Primer

    Written By: Sri Thanabalasingam It’s been ten years since the global financial crisis, but its effects are still seen throughout the world. Most major economies are grappling with a low growth, low inflation environment (Chart 1). Productivity has also remained stubbornly low, even negative for some economies. To combat these forces, central banks have dug

    October 28, 2019
  • Unpacking America’s Manufacturing Productivity Slowdown

    Written By: Sri Thanabalasingam Productivity growth in the U.S. has been on a steady decline for the past two decades. Growth in output per worker fell from 2.1% in the 1990s to 1.1% in the 2010 to 2018 period. This decline has been the main reason for the relatively weak pace of economic growth in

    October 24, 2019
  • TiF – Industry Launch & Mixer a Resounding Success

    The the industry launch and mixer for Tamils in Finance (TiF) on October 17, 2019 was a resounding success! Held in the beautiful new Yorkville location of the Vintage Conservatory, the launch brought together over 60 senior and emerging leaders in finance and related sectors. There were various verticals within the financial services sector represented

    October 23, 2019
  • A Perfect Storm

    Written By: Rohan Thiru The recession warning lights are flashing red. Elements needed to tip an already teetering global economy into a downturn are emerging. Investors seem oblivious as they continue crowding into risk assets on the hopes that the “Fed put” and the “Trump put” will support already elevated asset valuations. In this publication,

    July 26, 2019