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Mind the gap

Dear Friends: Please find attached an op-ed written by Cristina Valencia, an epidemiologist who consults with the World Health Organization and myself concerning Latin America’s effort to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. We point out that without additional funding the...

Wirecard is a wake-up call on regulatory weakness

Dear Friends, Please find attached my op-ed which appeared in the Banker Magazine covering the fraud at Wirecard and the lessons to be drawn from the regulatory weakness demonstrated in this case.  At the end of the day, its all about a firm’s culture and conduct and...

Argentina Needs IMF Restructuring, More Reforms: Rhodes (Radio)

Dear Friends,   Following is a link to a recent Bloomberg Radio interview I did on the economic situation in Turkey and the recent agreement on Argentine sovereign debt and the overall Argentine economy. Any comments you may have will be appreciated....

Latin America Sees Worst Crisis Of Century: Bill Rhodes (Radio)

Dear Friends,  Following is a link to a recent Bloomberg Radio interview I did on the economic status of Latin America as affected by the Covid epidemic and the serious economic problems Latin America is facing.  I also talk about the role of China and its lending in...

Worst EM Debt Crisis I’ve Seen In Lifetime: Bill Rhodes (Radio)

Dear Friends: Following is a link to an interview I did yesterday on Bloomberg Radio on the upcoming debt crisis in the emerging markets, provoked by the worldwide Covid19 pandemic that we are going through.  In my view this will be the worst debt crisis the...

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

Mind the gap

Dear Friends: Please find attached an op-ed written by Cristina Valencia, an epidemiologist who consults with the World Health Organization and myself concerning Latin America’s effort to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. We point out that without additional funding the...

Wirecard is a wake-up call on regulatory weakness

Dear Friends, Please find attached my op-ed which appeared in the Banker Magazine covering the fraud at Wirecard and the lessons to be drawn from the regulatory weakness demonstrated in this case.  At the end of the day, its all about a firm’s culture and conduct and...

Argentina Needs IMF Restructuring, More Reforms: Rhodes (Radio)

Dear Friends,   Following is a link to a recent Bloomberg Radio interview I did on the economic situation in Turkey and the recent agreement on Argentine sovereign debt and the overall Argentine economy. Any comments you may have will be appreciated....

Latin America Sees Worst Crisis Of Century: Bill Rhodes (Radio)

Dear Friends,  Following is a link to a recent Bloomberg Radio interview I did on the economic status of Latin America as affected by the Covid epidemic and the serious economic problems Latin America is facing.  I also talk about the role of China and its lending in...

Worst EM Debt Crisis I’ve Seen In Lifetime: Bill Rhodes (Radio)

Dear Friends: Following is a link to an interview I did yesterday on Bloomberg Radio on the upcoming debt crisis in the emerging markets, provoked by the worldwide Covid19 pandemic that we are going through.  In my view this will be the worst debt crisis the...

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.