The U.S. current account deficit has widened to a degree that few had thought possible. Under Trump, it could become an explosive device for the world financial system.
Establishing a European Unemployment Reinsurance Fund carries the risk that it might be used to circumvent unpopular national-level decisions on structural reforms.
With Canada and Mexico in the bag, Europe and the Pacific are the next places for Trump to take his trade show.
Five Star leader Di Maio still has not learned that comments which may go down well during an election campaign can easily backfire for a senior politician in office.
In reality, German government debt levels have been going up during Merkel’s 12-year reign – and this despite a booming economy.
How the Merkel government is risking Germany’s future by underinvestment and other ill-applied policy approaches.
Latin America’s third-largest economy and its ongoing tale of economic crisis, political turmoil – and, of course, corruption.
The Fed’s current interest rate increases are to tamp down the possibly very dangerous effects of fiscal recklessness during a time of a booming U.S. economy.
Financial engineering has paid much better dividends for corporations than actual engineering. For the health especially of the U.S. economy, this needs to be reversed.