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Fed Hikes Interest Rates

Fed Hikes Interest Rates

In yet another move contrary to the monetary policy trends elsewhere around the globe, the United States Federal Reserve chose to increase interest rates by another .25% to 1.50% this…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
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
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
The Jackson Hole Symposium

The Jackson Hole Symposium

This week our investigation into the financial markets leads us to the small town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. An odd choice, one might think. Known for its breathtaking landscapes of…Read more