European Union Recovery – Surprise Economic Story of 2017

European Union Recovery – Surprise Economic Story of 2017

  Against all odds, and contrarily to a generalized gloomy scenario of the past years about the destiny of the European Union, the Euro area has surprisingly recorded a stronger than expected economic growth in the first semester of 2017 and a rather optimistic and reinvigorated political turnaround in favour of the EU. During this […]

Italian Referendum: What to Expect?

Italian Referendum: What to Expect?

photo: Bobby Hidy In spite of the widely spread expectations of prominent analysts, pollsters, and economists about the likely victory of the “Remain” (in the EU) campaign in the referendum held in Britain on June 23rd, 2016 and the almost certain expected victory of Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Presidential elections of November 8, 2016, surprisingly, […]

A Trivially Overlooked Brexit Scenario and Its Potential Aftermath in Early 2016

A Trivially Overlooked Brexit Scenario and Its Potential Aftermath in Early 2016

Although in early 2016 very few economists and analysts would bet their farms on a likely Brexit scenario, its serious systemic consequences and insightful potential root causes were clearly detailed and explained in the following article which still remains highly relevant in the current global economic outlook. Figuring out these days (early March 2016) what […]

Venezuela: Crisis in Caracas

Venezuela: Crisis in Caracas

photo: Rainforest Action Network Venezuela’s rich oil resources, once a source of its strength, have now the South America’s leading nation on mat as it faces an economic crisis at an unprecedented scale and size amid rout in international crude oil prices. In Venezuela these days it’s not unusual to see huge gatherings of people jostling […]