Rana Foroohar

Assistant Managing Editor at Time Magazine

Rana Foroohar is the Assistant Managing Editor in charge of Economics and Business for Time magazine.  She's also Time's economic columnist. Previously, Foroohar was an economics editor and foreign correspondent for Newsweek magazine.  She is the recipient of numerous journalism awards, and is a frequent commentator on business for CNN, MSNBC, and the BBC. Foroohar is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


Rana Foroohar appears in the following:

How Finance Took Over American Business

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A sector that is supposed to be a helpmate for business has come to dominate it — leaving many Americans behind.


The Productivity Conundrum

Friday, May 13, 2016

Wages are up and people are getting jobs, but the economy is still sluggish. Is the problem that we aren't as productive as we used to be?

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Trump, Sanders Criticize Free Trade and Voters Agree

Friday, March 11, 2016

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are tapping into voter angst about getting the short end of the stick when it comes jobs and wages in global free trade deals.

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Bad Week on Wall Street: Stocks, Oil, And New Hampshire

Friday, February 12, 2016

Candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are gaining traction in the presidential election without the help of Wall Street. Is that worrying the Masters of the Universe?


The Oil Price Plunge And You

Friday, January 15, 2016

Heating your home is going to cost a lot less this winter, and it's not just because of the mild weather. You can thank low oil prices. But is that good news for the global economy?

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The Year Money Wouldn't Sit Still

Friday, December 18, 2015

Interest rates rise, oil prices plunge, stocks swoon in China, and then, all those mergers that'll go down in the record books. Here's a look at the year in business and what's to come.


The Price of The Paris Terror

Friday, November 20, 2015

Last week's attacks on Paris could have economic ripple effects on the Eurozone and tech encryption in the U.S.


Volkswagen Sputters as the Popemobile Cruises Along

Friday, September 25, 2015

VW installs software that can deceive emissions inspections. And the pope visits the U.S. with a message about tolerance and fairness in the world economy.


The Country That's Making the Stock Market Crazy

Friday, August 28, 2015

Could it be, um, China? Here's how one of the biggest engines of global economic growth is now among its biggest liabilities.

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Forget Owning, It's a Renter's Market

Friday, June 26, 2015

The homeownership rate is at its lowest level since the 1990s. And as more people rent, Wall Street is getting interested. 

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Business and the Notorious RBG: Friends or Foes?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the other justices will soon decide the fate of Obamacare and state bans again same-sex marriage. And businesses are actively watching.


Grandpa's Favorite Stat Needs an Update

Friday, May 29, 2015

As Wall Street and Washington anxiously await the latest GDP numbers, the reality about economic figures begs further exploration.


How One Man Can Crash the Stock Market

Friday, May 08, 2015

It's been five years since the "flash crash" when the Dow Jones dropped more than 1,000 points. And regulators are still figuring out why.

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Rubio And Clinton Start Out On The Same Economic Note

Friday, April 17, 2015

The two newest presidential candidates kicked off their campaigns with a strangely similar message this week: let's fight for the working class.

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The Strong Dollar Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Friday, April 10, 2015

The current euro-to-dollar exchange rate is great for shopping sprees abroad, but at home, a valuable U.S. dollar might be bad for business.

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Winter Break for Bankers and Billionaires

Friday, January 23, 2015

Meeting in the small Swiss mountain town of Davos-Klosters, heavy hitters from the worlds of business, politics, and philanthropy are debating where the global economy is headed.

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What's in Store for Business in 2015

Friday, January 02, 2015

The U.S. economic recovery was a global bright spot last year, as Europe, China and the oil states all experienced setbacks and slowdowns. So what stories will shape 2015?


Back to the Future – Cold War Style

Friday, December 19, 2014

If you miss nuclear standoffs and assassination plots, this was your week. A cast of Cold War foes dominated the news cycle. And now the U.S. needs to figure out what's at stake. 


A Good Week for Insider Trading

Friday, December 12, 2014

After an appeals court overtures two convictions, federal officials could have a harder time prosecuting insider trading.


With Republicans in Control, What's Next for the Economy?

Friday, November 07, 2014

Republican wins this week might lead to more cooperation on key economic issues. 

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