Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

Paris Is Burning

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

What the yellow vest protests in Paris tell us about economic reform in France and the parallels with politics in the U.S.


Behind The Curve

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

When the yield curve inverts, people worry that it's a sign we're headed for recession. But its predictive reliability also depends on the way it inverts.


Trade War And Peace

Monday, December 03, 2018

China and the U.S. have been locked in a trade war for most of 2018, but peace may be on the horizon.... at least a partial peace.


The Voyages Of The Starship Indicator

Friday, November 30, 2018

NASA has been taking a more hands-off approach to extra-planetary exploration. What will that mean for the economics of space?


Space Economics

Thursday, November 29, 2018

From moon missions and space shuttles to public-private partnerships.


Unlike Most Countries, Australia Has Progressed For 27 Years Without A Recession

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Do recessions have to happen? Is it possible for a country to just not have economic downturns? Australia has gone nearly 30 years without a recession. So what can we learn from it?


Do Sanctions Work?

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Sanctions have become an increasingly common foreign policy tool for the U.S. How effective are they?


College Side Hustle

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Colleges and universities are finding creative ways to make money.


See Stocks Run

Friday, November 23, 2018

The stock market has been on a wild ride lately. Today, the Indicator looks at what's going on and whether we should worry for the economy.


The Price Of Your Turkey Dinner

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

We talk turkey with the American Farm Bureau about changes in the price of Thanksgiving Dinner.


The Ins & Outs Of The Minimum Wage

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The minimum wage is a contentious issue. Some claim it's a job killer. But what does the research show?


Recession Indicators, Pt 2

Monday, November 19, 2018

Wondering whether we're poised to tip into a recession? The jobs market may point the way.


Recession Indicators, Pt 1

Friday, November 16, 2018

Are we heading into a recession? The Conference Board's Leading Indicator has ten ways to tell.


The Lucky Country

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Australia hasn't had a recession in 27 years. Good policy? Or just good luck?


Oil Up, Oil Down

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The decline in the oil price since the end of October has been stunning in its depth and speed, and follows more than a year of climbing. What changed?


Recession Suppression Needs Policy Aggression

Monday, November 12, 2018

The next global economic downturn could be even harder to reverse than the last one.


Short Sellers' Impact On Markets

Friday, November 09, 2018

Short sellers — investors who bet against companies — get a bad rap, but research suggests they help keep markets running smoothly.


Your Lifetime Value Score

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

You may not know it, but companies are silently scoring you... and using that score to figure out how to treat you.


Stacey And Cardiff Answer To The People

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

We answer questions from our listeners and issue a couple of mea culpas.


Ode On A Grecian Tax

Monday, November 05, 2018

Taxes get a bad reputation, but they were central to the formation of representative government, says financial historian William N. Goetzmann.