This section brings you in-depth storytelling and analysis from our contributing writers and global thought leaders. Here you will find magazine-style stories and essays that explore the trends impacting derivatives markets and the global economy.

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Gordon Brown on the Eurozone’s “Wasted Decade”

As the leader of the U.K. during the global financial crisis that began in 2008, Gordon Brown has a unique perspective on what led to the Eurozone’s problems then, and what continues to keep the EU in a state of high unemployment and low growth.


The New Economics of Food

Agriculture is facing formidable challenges in the 21st century as there are more people than ever on Earth. Technology and private/public partnerships are just two of the factors that can help the agriculture sector keep pace with the world’s growing demands for food.


Q&A With Economic Historian Niall Ferguson

If an event has affected global economics and commerce in the last millennium, chances are that Niall Ferguson has written about it.