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Jim O'Neill
Jim O'Neill, a Bloomberg View columnist, worked for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from 1995 until 2013, serving most recently as chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and as the firm's chief economist from 2001 to 2011. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he was head of global research at Swiss Bank Corp. O'Neill is the creator of the BRIC acronym, which was derived from his thesis that Brazil, Russia, India and China would dominate growth in emerging markets. He is a member of the boards of the Brussels-based policy-research centers Itinera Institute and Bruegel. He earned a degree in economics from Sheffield University in 1978 and a doctorate from the University of Surrey in 1982. He lives in London.
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That's Enough Yen Depreciation

If a weaker yen increases Japanese exports while the government tightens fiscal policy, that's not such a good deal for everybody else. Read more

Nobody Should Care About U.S. Jobs Numbers

U.S. payrolls: Not long ago, a lot revolved around predicting that number, waiting for that number, analyzing that number and (one way or another) betting on that number. But times change. Read more