President-Elect Trump: UK Is A Special Place

President-Elect Donald Trump wasted no time reaching out across the pond to embrace United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May. Last week, May and Trump spoke via phone, and Trump invited her to Washington D.C. once he takes office. Trump also noted that the UK is a very “special place”, both for himself and the United [...]

By | November 16th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Markets Turbulent As Donald Trump Became President

The vote is in, and Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. The results came as a shock to many, with most analysts and polls having projected that Hillary Clinton would coast to an easy victory. Instead, Trump stunned the United States political scene, as he has done numerous times before, [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|business topics, Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Putin’s War of Words With Europe

Following the end of the Cold War and the fall of the Iron Curtain, Russia and Europe have grown closer. The European Union is Russia’s largest trading partner, while Russia is the EU’s third largest trading partner. In other words, the two economies are closely intertwined. Indeed, much of Europe’s energy is supplied by Russia. [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|business topics, Governments, International|0 Comments

UK’s High Court: British Parliament Must Approve Brexit

The Pro-Brexit hardliners now in charge of the UK government suffered a bit of a set back in its quest to exit the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May had been trying to avoid what could potentially be a messy parliamentary battle over the pending withdrawal. Many in the British parliament wish to remain in [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Banks: Brexit to Cost Tens of Thousands of Jobs, Billions in Revenues

Brexit could cost as many as 70,000 jobs and banks may lose 40 billion pounds worth of revenues. Such losses could prove catastrophic for a country that has already been struggling with sluggish economic growth and the fallout from the Brexit Vote. Yet the worst may just be beginning. The above data is according to [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

IMF Warns of Growing Populism Threats

The IMF has warned world leaders to be wary of the growing populism movement. This movement was the primary force behind the Brexit vote, and allowed Donald Trump to secure the Republican nomination in the United States. Now, officials at the IMF are worried that the populism current could cause even more disruptions in the [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Governments, International|0 Comments

Liam Fox: Trade Will Be At Least As Free After Brexit

The United Kingdom's international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has come on record stating that he believes that trade will be “at least as free” after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Foxs believe that trade with the European Union will remain open. He also stated that the U.K. will be able to negotiate more [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Governments, International|0 Comments

Deutsche Bank On Verge of Collapse? Bailout Coming?

Deutsche Bank, one of the largest banks in Europe and indeed the world, is in big trouble. The bank is on the hook for a $14 billion dollar fine in the United States stemming from the 2008 financial crisis. Problem is, the bank might not have the money needed to pay the fine. Deutsche Bank [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

United Kingdom postponed Brexit talks to early 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has stated that Brexit talks will likely begin in early 2017. After his demand for immediate action in June and Cameron's announcement for October, this is yet another delay showing the fear British politics have. According to current rules, the United Kingdom only has two years to officially exit the Union [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Trump Gaining Ground While Clinton Looks All The More Vulnerable

Donald Trump may soon be Mr. President Trump. He'll have to trade in his ostentation Boeing 757, emblazoned with “Trump” of course, for Air Force One. He'll also have to trade in his many mansions and penthouses for the White House, a luxurious home by most standards but a bit shabby compared to Trump's usual [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Governments, International|0 Comments