The Fed Pushed Silicon Valley Bank Off the Cliff
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian and Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School write that the Federal Reserve’s impatience in taming inflation could tip the economy into crisis.
With ‘Zero Visibility’ into the Russian Economy, the IMF is Parroting Putin’s Line
Rather than admitting ignorance, write Yale’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Stephen Roach, and Steven Tian, the IMF is accepting the Kremlin’s statistics—and fueling pessimism about the impact of sanctions.
A Year after the Invasion, the Russian Economy Is Self-Immolating
Economic pressure and a talent drain are pushing Russia into permanent irrelevance, write Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian.
Activist Investor Nelson Peltz’s Track Record Doesn’t Back Up His Bluster
Peltz, the founding partner of Trian Fund Management, is demanding a seat on Disney’s board. Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian found that more than half of the companies with Peltz on their boards have underperformed the market.
The U.S. Has Thwarted Putin’s Energy Blackmail
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian write that the Biden administration’s balanced approach has helped Europe maintain its natural gas supply while protecting U.S. interests.
The CEOs Who Succeeded and Stumbled in 2022
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Stevan Tian name five corporate leaders whose accomplishments stood out this year—and five who led their enterprises into rough waters.
Don’t Expect Pollsters to Break Their Losing Streak
Polls predicted a “red wave,” but Democrats held the Senate and fought to a near-draw in the House. Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian write that after a series of polling misses, it’s time to acknowledge the fundamental flaws in pollsters’ approach.
The Good News You Aren’t Hearing about U.S. Energy Policy
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian write that energy industry analysts are getting it wrong about the Biden administration’s progress on energy independence and supply.
Saudi Arabia’s Sabotage of the Economy Will Backfire
With its surprise cut in oil production, write Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian and Congressman Ro Khanna LAW ’01, Saudi Arabia has chosen to side with the Russian war machine.
Loopholes Persist in the Dragnet around Russia’s Economy
Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steven Tian, who have been tracking companies’ disengagement from Russia, write that Asian airlines, European aviation giants, and sanctions evaders are gaming the system and gaining an advantage over their American competitors.