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The World is Dedollarizing

July 20, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Americas, CommentaryComments (0)

By Peter Koenig What if tomorrow nobody but the Unites States would use the US-dollar? Every country, or society would use their own currency for internal and international trade, their own economy-based, non-fiat currency. It could be traditional currencies or new government controlled crypto-currencies, but a country’s own sovereign money. No longer the

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China-US Trade War: Japan G20 Déjà vu?

July 9, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Editor’s Choice, Americas, China, Commentary, On Donald Trump AdministrationComments (0)

By Jack Rasmus This past June 29, 2019 Trump and China president, Xi, met again at the G20 in Japan in the midst of a potential further escalating the trade war. Has anything changed as a result of their meeting? Or is it just deja vu of their prior G20

ProInversión Perú: Targeting sustainable, world-class infra to boost Peruvian economy

June 10, 2019 • Americas, Top Investment DestinationsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Mr. Alberto Ñecco, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROINVERSIÓN   Peru has an infrastructure gap that has been estimated to be around US$ 160Bn, but ProInversión Perú has seen this gap as both a challenge and an opportunity to

Chile: The Capitalist Alternative to Venezuela in Latin America

May 22, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Capitalism in the 21st Century, AmericasComments (0)

By Rainer Zitelmann Chile and Venezuela are the two counter-models in Latin America. Chile embodies the capitalist path, while Venezuela the socialist path. But Chile has also had its own troubles: First under the socialism of Allende and later under the

The Great Dollar Debacle

October 30, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Americas, Commentary, Dan SteinbockComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock The share of U.S. dollar in international payments is disproportionate relative to America’s eroding global position and depends on international goodwill that Washington is shunning. U.S. dollar is changing from a safe haven to a safe

How Will the New NAFTA Deal Impact Global Economies?

October 23, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Americas, On Donald Trump AdministrationComments (0)

NAFTA, or the North American Free Trade Agreement, is a treaty between the United States of America, Mexico, and Canada. It is considered the world’s largest trade agreement. Between the three of them, the countries have a gross domestic product (GDP)

Dr Steinbock Update: Mexico’s Historical Election and Obrador’s Triumph

July 3, 2018 • World Politics, AmericasComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock                                                                         For decades, the specter of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has haunted Mexico’s ruling elites. After July 1, …

United States Deficits 101

June 29, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, In-depth, AmericasComments (0)

By Richard Westra Beginning in the 1980s the United States transitioned from its position as predominant national economy and workshop of the post-war world to a global economy, dependent on the world for the consumer goods demanded by its populace as

How the Caribbean Government can Strategically Address the Different Challenges Facing the Region?

May 26, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Americas, Top Investment DestinationsComments (0)

By Miguel Goede The Caribbean is a diverse group of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). While the region presents various growth opportunities, it is grappling with a number of challenges such as climate change, resulting in devastating hurricanes. By

Going Beyond the Boundaries: Renta 4 on Discovering the Growth Potential of the MILA Market

April 2, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Frontier Markets, Americas, Global Capital Markets, Global Insights, Power Influencers from Business and Academia, Top Investment DestinationsComments (0)

A conversation with Mr. Tristán González del Valle Chavarri, Institutional Business Director at Renta 4 Banco and Chairman at Renta 4 Luxembourg As the dividing line between technology and finance continues to blur, players in the finance industry are