The Trouble With Turkey: Theme of the Week
This Week Was Turkey Week
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Turkey’s been having some financial troubles lately. Its lira is melting down, and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is feuding with President Donald Trump, leading to trade sanctions that are hurting its economy. Bloomberg Opinion writers have covered every angle, including the risk of the crisis spreading to the rest of the world and the temporary lull at the end of the week.
Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Turkey – Mohamed El-Erian
U.S.-Turkey Relations Will Never Be the Same – Therese Raphael
Erdogan Is Making Some Worrying New Friends – Therese Raphael
Turkey’s in a Mess. Capital Controls Won’t Help – Marcus Ashworth
A Solitary Rate Hike Can’t Save the Lira Now – Marcus Ashworth
Turkey’s Inevitable Credit-Rating Cut – Mark Gilbert
Emerging Markets Contagion? Maybe. Crisis? No – Robert Burgess
Turkey Follows a Familiar Emerging-Market Script – Noah Smith
Turkey’s Meltdown Exposes Flaws in Capital Rules – Satyajit Das
Turkey’s Treasury Dump Is More Vexing Than Russia’s – Brian Chappatta
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Mark Gongloff is an editor with Bloomberg Opinion. He previously was a managing editor of Fortune.com, ran the Huffington Post's business and technology coverage, and was a columnist, reporter and editor for the Wall Street Journal.
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