Empire of Austerity
In a turn of events that rather surprised me, I'm now in the process of signing a contract to write
Referendumb and Referendumber: Shook Ones, Pt. III
The last 48 hours have proven to be another watershed in the Russo-Ukrainian war, one that simultaneously changed everything and
Last week, a Bloomberg piece concerning the role of defense procurement orders as a 'boost' to the Russian economy caught
Mise en Цен
The latest consumer price index and inflation data release in the US has many, myself included, apoplectic at the disconnect
Bust A Cap
The stunning success of the Ukrainian military's counteroffensive in Kharkiv oblast' and reports of further attacks gaining ground in Luhansk
The Lotus Eaters
With their backs to the wall and crippled by dysfunction and a lack of imagination, Russian officials are starting to spin fairy tales about what the economy will look like in the years ahead.
Sino The Times
For twenty years, Russian policymakers have been threatening Europe with assurances that Gazprom, Rosneft, and the broader array of SOEs
Reading The Riot Extract
If it be true we are truly in the grip of a "molecule crisis" as Jeff Currie termed it, then
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
One of the hardest things as a Russia watcher or analyst tracking the country's economy is taking the news and data we have in hand seriously, but not literally.
Strikingly these days, no one seems to have any clue what the **** is going on with oil's relationship to risk premia or expectations.