U.S. President Obama, who has two remaining years in office, gave the State of the Union address at the beginning of the year. Unlike previous years where his address has tended to focus inward, this year he emphatically discussed beginning a “new chapter in the United States. However, this may be difficult to [Read more]
This time, the aim is to let the big, federally insured banks increase their risk profiles. Super idea, that one.
<i>In his sixth State of the Union speech, Obama challenged Congress to raise taxes for the wealthiest as well as demand the use of force against the Islamic State.</i>
This could have been the most difficult State of the Union speech Obama has ever had to make. In fact, it was the most combative and optimistic [Read more]
You might think that Castro would now be seeking economic salvation in the form of an improvement in U.S.-Cuban relations. You would be wrong.
America, the country of “subprimes,” the instigator of crises, is the one that got back on its feet the quickest. It remains to be seen if its new growth is sustainable or if it is simply a result of “anabolic steroids” administered by the Federal Reserve.
The midterm elections in the United States are a thermometer of what might happen in the presidential elections two years from now. The 2014 elections are no exception, and the outlook does not look good for Democratic ambitions to continue to govern due to the fact that it has been very difficult for Barack Obama’s [Read more]