China must plan for the worst. If we are prepared for the worst, we’ll have nothing to fear, no matter what happens. This isn’t alarmist; this is something that very well could happen. In a world where “Trump First” exists, anything is possible.
While it may be that Trump's positions may not have a major effect on trade or economic relations as a whole, they have to be generating concern on the part of many working in trade, investment and financial or money markets.
Europe has suffered a great number of missteps over the past decade — missteps for which it will now pay with the “Trumpification” of its politics in France and Germany.
The second presidential debate was televised on Oct. 9, 2016, during which Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump faced off in the most vulgar battle ever. Donald Trump’s taped sex-talk of kissing and groping women without consent was on the chopping block, and Hillary Clinton’s [Read more]
<i>Economic and military development are inseparable. Although the state of world affairs looks less than encouraging, Anders Fogh Rasmussen presents a prescription for recovery — one originating from the Cold War.</i>
The world is in flames and that is why many citizens are pessimistic about the future, says [Read more]
An important trait of the American's president personality is that he does not disconnect from reality, he reflects change, instead of blindly fighting it; he understands diversity, instead of condemning it.
While the market for A-shares was closed during Chinese New Year, the European, the American, and the Japanese stock markets all plummeted.* This past Monday, Germany’s DAX fell by 3.3 percent, France’s CAC40 by 3.2 percent, the U.K.’s FTSE 100 by 2.7 percent, the U.S.’ Dow Jones by 1.1 percent, the S&P 500 by [Read more]
Harvard professor Joseph Nye, an expert in the topic, wonders: "Is the American century over?" Simply by posing the question, we know that the answer in his new book of the same title is 'yes.' But who will occupy the top position? In polls conducted in 22 countries, respondents in 15 of the countries agreed that China [Read more]
If we were to use the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers as our date of reference, barely eight years have passed since the beginning of the global [economic] crisis. Since then, the majority of expert opinions have remained in the zone of traditional explanations — that is, it has examined the situation, which has been [Read more]
<i>The rising interest rate in the U.S. adds pressure to the country’s finances, already shaken by political turmoil, downgrading and the failure to make any big changes in the economy.</i>
The Federal Reserve raised basic interest rates last week for the first time in seven years. The rate began to fluctuate [Read more]