Fed's Robert Kaplan OK with rates but wants to look at balance sheet

Fed’s Robert Kaplan OK with rates but wants to look at balance sheet

Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said he’s comfortable with where interest rates are but thinks the central bank needs to talk this year about the size of its balance sheet. In an interview Friday with CNBC’s Steve Liesman, Kaplan said the economy is likely to grow in excess of 2% this year while inflation … Read more…

What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella does instead of work life balance

What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella does instead of work life balance

When Microsoft Japan implemented an experimental four-day workweek in the name of better work-life balance in August, the company saw a noteworthy increase in productivity by nearly 40%. But interestingly, Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella, has a unique approach to his own work-life balance. Instead of separating work and life, Nadella likes to think of it … Read more…

AMLO and the controversial reconstruction of Mexico

Andrès Manuel López Obrador, called AMLO, has been president of Mexico for one year. During this time he has changed a lot in the country. Critics warn against authoritarianism, but its popularity is unbroken. Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) promised his voters nothing less than a new start-up in Mexico when he took over the reign of … Read more…