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Brexit: A New Hope

Brexit: A New Hope

This week finally brought a piece of good news for the United Kingdom. After months of stagnation in the talks with the European Union on the specific conditions under which…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
German Elections 2017

German Elections 2017

Recently global news have been almost monopolized by three topics: the tensions between the United States and North Korea, natural disasters striking one after another, and the recent Federal Reserve…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
Qatar in Crisis

Qatar in Crisis

A few weeks back we introduced to you the complicated situation Qatar has found itself in. Back then it was a brand-new crisis, the scope of which was difficult to…Read more
Britain Divided

Britain Divided

Amid economic reports, a diplomatic crisis in Qatar, an ECB meeting, and ex-FBI director James Comey’s testimony against Trump, this week has been packed with news that rattled investors’ world.…Read more
The Parisian Fallout

The Parisian Fallout

To say that Donald Trump’s presidency has been a turbulent ride would be putting it mildly, it appears. From challenging the election results on Day 1, through the healthcare debacle,…Read more