OPINION: Singapore and the world, in 2013 and beyond - Simon Tay and Nicholas Fang

The Malaysian Insider, 2 Jan 2013
The optimistic view ― if you can call it that ― is that crisis will be avoided in 2013.
The euro zone remains unsolved and messy, and American politicians have contrived their own financial cliff. But the Europeans have now so repeatedly avoided disaster that this alone brings some measure of hope. And despite Washington DC’s beltway politics, there are some underlying signs of economic recovery in the United States. Full story