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Is the American Century Over?

February 13, 2016 // Asharq Al Awsat - Pan Arab - Arabic

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]

External Environment Increases Challenges for Brazil

January 6, 2016 // Jornal O Globo - Brazil - Portuguese

<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]

China Likely Next to Land in Wall Street’s Sights

January 10, 2015 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

The Russian economy has fallen into dire straits in recent days. While militarily Russia remains the match of the United States, the same cannot be said of its financial strength. Unlike unilaterally-driven development of military might, nurturing a nation's finances requires close cooperation between winners and [Read more]

Double Responsibility

November 17, 2014 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The outrageous loss by the Democrats in the midterm elections that took place in the United States last week, and the consequent new ruling power in Washington, now that the Republican Party is completely in control of Congress with a Democratic president in the White House, will, without a doubt, impact two critical [Read more]

Stock Market Spurs US Companies into Reform

October 21, 2014 // Nihon Keizai Shinbun - Japan - Japanese

The global stock market has gotten increasingly unstable. In the United States, it’s nothing out of the ordinary anymore if the Dow Jones Industrial Average swings down more than $200 a day, and as a corollary to that, the Nikkei Index has fallen approximately 7 percent thus far this month. A sense of wariness [Read more]
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