Barry Wood

Barry Wood

Barry D. Wood is a journalist, author and educator.

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The View | Swift sanctions on Russia won’t stop gas flow to Europe. Will they blunt its war effort?

Being removed from Swift will make life more difficult for Russia, but the sanctions left energy largely untouched. The sanctions are expected to still do heavy damage to the Russian economy and could push Russia and China towards alternatives to the payment system.

Being removed from Swift will make life more difficult for Russia, but the sanctions left energy largely untouched. The sanctions are expected to still do heavy damage to the Russian economy and could push Russia and China towards alternatives to the payment system.

3 Mar 2022 - 8:13AM
Opinion | Inflation, not a repeat of the ‘taper tantrum’, is the new enemy

The Federal Reserve must act to ensure stable prices. Global markets need to hear that rates are heading higher and that the US is determined to forestall inflation as it moves to restore financial stability

The Federal Reserve must act to ensure stable prices. Global markets need to hear that rates are heading higher and that the US is determined to forestall inflation as it moves to restore financial stability

7 Nov 2021 - 4:00PM
Opinion | The work from home revolution: a force for change – but for better or worse?

Pandemic-induced remote working is altering the way people live their lives, and affecting housing prices in the US. But there are also signs that the trend may accentuate wealth inequality, and aggravate mental health problems.

Pandemic-induced remote working is altering the way people live their lives, and affecting housing prices in the US. But there are also signs that the trend may accentuate wealth inequality, and aggravate mental health problems.

17 Oct 2021 - 1:30AM
Opinion | In an overstimulated US economy, will inflation really be transitory?

Thanks to government support, many are being paid not to work. There are fears the Fed has distorted economic activity and laid a foundation for high inflation. As the US has had no significant inflation for two decades, most Americans are unaware how debilitating it can be.

Thanks to government support, many are being paid not to work. There are fears the Fed has distorted economic activity and laid a foundation for high inflation. As the US has had no significant inflation for two decades, most Americans are unaware how debilitating it can be.

13 Jun 2021 - 1:30AM
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