Is Turkey the Next Greece? Better Prepare Like It Is

Turkey is experiencing an extremely difficult situation, with the Turkish Lira plummeting and terrorist attacks rocking the country. The situation is immensely complex as ongoing refugee crisis, slow global economy, separatist movements, and the ongoing civil war in Syria presenting Turkey with many grave challenges. In the long run, Turkey will likely prevail, but in [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Rigged Elections? Obama Investigating Russian Interference

Was the American election that saw Donald Trump put into the highest office hacked? Many believe that Russia may have interfered with the election. Now, out-going President Barack Obama has ordered a “full review” to examine any potential hacking. Congress has also been pressuring the administration to look into the hacking allegations. Obama has pledged [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

IMF Chief Lagarde Faces Legal Challenges

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde is heading to trial over allegations of corruption during her time as France’s finance minister. Specifically, prosecutors believe Lagarde was acting “negligently” while handing out over 400 million euro to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008. The trial could see one of the world’s most prominent policy makers sent to jail. Lagarde [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Five of The Most Unstable Countries In The World

Let’s be honest, we live in a chaotic world, and right now, it seems to be growing all the more unstable. Seems like there are hot-spots and crises breaking out everywhere, all the time. The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union, Russia is amassing troops in Eastern Europe, Donald Trump is taking power in [...]

By | December 10th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International, wealth planning|0 Comments

Brash Trump Upsetting Global Diplomatic Order

Ivan the Terrible, Henry the Navigator, Trump the…. Brash? We won’t pretend to know how President Trump will go down in the history books. If there is one trait that seems to stand above all else, however, it seems to be Trump’s brash, devil-may-care approach to international politics. The global diplomatic community is filled to [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

What Will The Trump Presidency Look Like?

Donald Trump is set to become the next President of the United States, having scored a stunning victory over establishment candidate Hillary Clinton. Many people are unsure of what a Trump Presidency will look like. “The Donald”, as he’s often called, has no political experience and few close ties to Washington D.C. That helps explain [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Merkel To Run For Fourth Term, But Will She Win?

Could Angela Merkel be the next Hillary Clinton? Merkel has announced that she will seek a fourth term in what is expected to be a hotly contested election cycle. While many observers have lauded Merkel’s leadership, citizens across the world are looking for change and to upset the political order. When it comes to Germany, [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Chaos In President Trump’s Cabinet

President Donald Trump hasn’t even assumed office and already his administration has been besieged by chaos. Long-time ally Chris Christie has been booted from the transition team, which is now being headed by Vice President Mike Pence instead. After Christie’s forced removal, several other staffers tied to Christie have also been removed. Insiders within DC [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International, wealth planning|0 Comments

The Rise of Europe’s Right and What It Means For Investors

There is a spectre haunting Europe, only this time it’s not communism, but instead far-right politics. Not fascism, but a stark break from what Europe is used to. In France, the Netherlands, Europe, Germany, Greece, and elsewhere, hard lined nationalist parties are gaining popularity. In some places, like the Netherlands, right wing parties are becoming [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International, wealth planning|0 Comments

Opposition Members in France Seek to Impeach Hollande

President Francois Hollande is coming under intense fire for allegedly violating the law by releasing classified information that was then published in a book. Hollande suffers from an immensely low approval rating with most polls showing suffering from an approval rating of less than 20%. With public approval so low, the risk of impeachment has [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments