economics

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
Brexit Struggles

Brexit Struggles

The bad news for the United Kingdom only seem to pile up ever since the Brexit vote last June. With EU nationals members of the labour force leaving the UK…Read more
An Update on Tax Reform

An Update on Tax Reform

Several weeks ago we started talking about Trump’s administration’s efforts to pass a massive piece of legislation: tax reform. Changing the tax system in the United States was one of…Read more
ECB Meeting Outcome

ECB Meeting Outcome

Throughout this week news headlines were dominated by one thing: Thursday’s press conference of the European Central Bank. Despite losses for the euro over the past few weeks, largely due…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
Trump’s Tax Reform

Trump’s Tax Reform

This week we chose to return our discussion to the political situation in the United States where we have another major news story: the new tax plan proposed by President…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