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

Bubble to Pop? Corporate Debt in Emerging Countries Surges $25 Trillion

The United Nations has expressed concern over the $25 trillion (yes, trillion with a “T”) that companies in emerging countries has amassed. Some economists even believe that this could be the next big “bubble” to pop, and it could spell trouble for the global economy. The UN Conference on Trade and Development has found that [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Financial, International, wealth planning|0 Comments

Here’s Why Markets Surged After Fed Announcement

Global markets posted a big rally after the United States Federal Reserve announced that it would not be raising interest rates last week. The Fed did state, however, that one more rate hike was likely this year. With many investors expecting a September rate hike, the news was welcomed, and caused markets to surge the [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|International, wealth planning|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

RyanAir CEO Calls UK Politicians Headless Chickens

Few businesses have been more vocal about their displeasure in regards to the Brexit vote than Ryanair. Immediately following the Brexit Vote, Ryanair announced that it would begin to shift away from the United Kingdom and make investments elsewhere. The company also made it clear that it would focus on flights and routes in the [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Financial, International|0 Comments

Is Duterte a Murderer? He’s Certainly Controversial

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is earning himself quite the reputation. The loud-mouthed, abrasive President was recently accused of bad-mouthing American President Barack Obama. Meanwhile, his controversial War on Drugs is drawing condemnation from  other governments and various international human groups. According to some, the vigilante justice being promoted by Duterte makes him essentially a murderer. [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Governments, International|0 Comments

Self-Driving Taxis Are Already Revolutionizing Our Roads

The taxi industry is one of the oldest “modern” industries in the world. Since carriages first started to populate the roads, taxi drivers have been shuttling people back and forth. That's all about to change, however, and an industry that once seemed like it'd be impossible to outsource or automate, is now on the verge [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|business topics, International|0 Comments

Gold Tumbles, Drug Companies Take a Hit: Find Out Why

Stock markets in Europe and around the world suffered some stumbles last week. Given that markets have been at or near all-time highs, this shouldn't come as too much of a surprise. Often, markets that heat up have a tendency to retrench and once record breaking numbers are reached, many investors will start to look [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments