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The End of the Iran Deal

The End of the Iran Deal

After weeks of speculation, this week we finally learned what would happen to the Iran nuclear deal: Donald Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the agreement.…Read more
Conflict in Syria?

Conflict in Syria?

Has the time come for serious military action in Syria? The civil war in the Middle Eastern country has been going on for seven years now, with a conflict between…Read more
Russia Strikes Back

Russia Strikes Back

Back on March 4 news broke out that an ex-Russian spy turned double agent and his daughter were found poisoned in the United Kingdom. This gruesome news led to speculations…Read more
OPEC Renews Agreement

OPEC Renews Agreement

Yesterday the Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries held their long-awaited summit in Vienna. OPEC members met the expectations of investors perfectly by agreeing to extend their current agreement to reduce oil…Read more
Catalonia: Spanish or Independent?

Catalonia: Spanish or Independent?

The European markets shook this week, as last weekend Catalonia, an autonomous area comprising four provinces in northeastern Spain, held a referendum and voted in support of its independence from…Read more
The North Korean Crisis

The North Korean Crisis

One could hardly go through this week without hearing about what is shaping up to be the biggest global issue right now: North Korea. The isolated communist state came under…Read more
The US vs. North Korea

The US vs. North Korea

While this week has been more or less quiet in terms of actual economic events affecting the financial markets, it was quite the opposite in terms of politics: this week…Read more
India & Its Missing Cash

India & Its Missing Cash

This week we turn to yet another corner of the world that is going through a crisis - India. Just a few weeks ago India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided…Read more
Italy in Crisis

Italy in Crisis

Throughout 2016 we experienced many political shocks, most notably Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump’s presidential win in the United States. Just when you think nothing…Read more