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Banking Culture & Conduct

Dear Friends: Attached is a soundbite of a podcast I did with Stuart Macintosh at the European American Chamber of Commerce, about the everchanging banking culture & conduct landscape on both sides of the Atlantic, and how financial institutions must adapt to...

Brace Yourself: Mass Inflation Warning

Dear Friends, Following is a link to a podcast of an interview I had with Trish Regan on American Consequences.  I discussed the dangers of inflation, and the need to tackle it rapidly so it doesn’t turn into a more serious problem of stagflation or hyperinflation as...

China’s Self-Destructive Tech Takedown

Please find attached an op-ed written by me along with Stuart Mackintosh on what we believe to be China’s greatest economic challenge.  While most economists and China observers are concentrating on the country’s property sector problems brought on by the recent...

The role of the IDB in the time of COVID

Dear Friends: Following is a link to a webinar I moderated with the new head of the Inter-American Development Bank, Mauricio Claver-Carone, on the effects of the COVID pandemic on the region’s economy and the possibility that if not properly managed, it could turn...

Europe’s Halfway Banking Reforms Have Run Out of Time

Dear Friends Attached is a Bloomberg article on the need to finalize the Eurozone Banking Union, which is long overdue.  I co-wrote this article with Stuart MacIntosh, Managing Director of the Group of 30.  Please let me know any thoughts or comments you...

Bloomberg Radio – Threats to Global Recovery

Dear Friends, Following is a link to a Bloomberg Radio interview I did yesterday covering the world economy, Covid-19 pandemic and its financial affects on emerging markets.  I also covered the idea of using local currency debt for the emerging market countries to...

William R. Rhodes

William R. “Bill” Rhodes is an American banker and philanthropist. Rhodes is President and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC which he founded in 2010. He is former chairman, CEO and president of Citibank, and senior vice chairman of Citigroup.

Latest Features

Banking Culture & Conduct

Dear Friends: Attached is a soundbite of a podcast I did with Stuart Macintosh at the European American Chamber of Commerce, about the everchanging banking culture & conduct landscape on both sides of the Atlantic, and how financial institutions must adapt to...

Brace Yourself: Mass Inflation Warning

Dear Friends, Following is a link to a podcast of an interview I had with Trish Regan on American Consequences.  I discussed the dangers of inflation, and the need to tackle it rapidly so it doesn’t turn into a more serious problem of stagflation or hyperinflation as...

China’s Self-Destructive Tech Takedown

Please find attached an op-ed written by me along with Stuart Mackintosh on what we believe to be China’s greatest economic challenge.  While most economists and China observers are concentrating on the country’s property sector problems brought on by the recent...

The role of the IDB in the time of COVID

Dear Friends: Following is a link to a webinar I moderated with the new head of the Inter-American Development Bank, Mauricio Claver-Carone, on the effects of the COVID pandemic on the region’s economy and the possibility that if not properly managed, it could turn...

Europe’s Halfway Banking Reforms Have Run Out of Time

Dear Friends Attached is a Bloomberg article on the need to finalize the Eurozone Banking Union, which is long overdue.  I co-wrote this article with Stuart MacIntosh, Managing Director of the Group of 30.  Please let me know any thoughts or comments you...

Bloomberg Radio – Threats to Global Recovery

Dear Friends, Following is a link to a Bloomberg Radio interview I did yesterday covering the world economy, Covid-19 pandemic and its financial affects on emerging markets.  I also covered the idea of using local currency debt for the emerging market countries to...

William R. Rhodes

William R. “Bill” Rhodes is an American banker and philanthropist. Rhodes is President and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC which he founded in 2010. He is former chairman, CEO and president of Citibank, and senior vice chairman of Citigroup.