NEW YORK | Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan shared a humble background and were both committed to a conservative revolution: fight communism, dismantle government bureaucracies and deregulate key industries.
WASHINGTON | Real salaries will keep falling, which in turn will mean less savings and more private debt, erasing the de-leveraging gains of the last five years.
MADRID | Post-war capitalism, in which the state had a leading hand addressing needs and creating markets, had extraordinary good results.
An Apple bashing campaign orchestrated by a protectionist government or a real reaction from consumers? The truth is Tim Cook made an unusual move on Monday apologizing to Chinese customers over the company’s warranty policy.
By CaixaBank researchers | The markets welcome the central bank’s expansionary policies but the latest indicators are still weak.
By Guilherme Waldemar d’Oliveira Martins, owner of the Portuguese Audit Firm Oliveira, Reis & Associados | In downturn times like we have nowadays, the Euro Zone will face big problems if budgets don’t operate as counter-cyclical instruments.
LISBOA| By José Alves | Capital Madrid| How the European Union prevents Russia from accessing strategic sectors, but when it comes to China the governments just seem to look away and open the door.
WASHINGTON | The key aspect of the sequester will be noticed in some other form–34 percent of the States’ budget comes from the Federal Government. Now, those transfers are going to be cut because of the sequester.
NEW YORK | Obama didn’t manage to resume the peace process between Palestinians and Israelis because there was nothing to resume. The surprise is that his trip did work to boost Israel-Turkey relations.
India can only progress if it buries the ghosts of Nehru and Indira.