Mixed Economic Indicators and Conditions Could Cool Stock Market Confidence

On the whole, European stock markets enjoyed a relatively strong week last week, as did the American stock market, and most indices across Asia. Still, while stock markets performed moderately well, there are numerous risks that could impact wealth managers and investors in the near future. From mixed economic indicators to the seemingly never ending [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Financial, International, Offshore Banking, wealth planning|0 Comments

Europe’s Economy Is Growing, But Risks Remain

The European Union is enjoying widespread growth, with every economy in the Union expanding for the first time since 2007. The EU economy hasn’t enjoyed such stable and widespread growth since before the Great Recession. Further, many economists are projecting that the EU economy could enjoy stable and sustained growth over the next few years. [...]

Immigrant Battle Brewing In USA as Nationalism Rises Across The Country

Nationalism is rising in the European Union, and United States. The so-called collective “West” has suffered a lot of turbulence. The exact sources of this turbulence is hard to pin down. Part of it seems to be the movement into a post-industrial society. As factories have shut down in the United States and across Western [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|business topics, 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

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

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

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

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

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