Economy

Is France Replacing Germany as Europe’s Main Engine of Growth?

While Germany’s economy threatens stagnation, having only narrowly avoided entering recession, France is chugging right along and has outpaced the…

Despite Slow Growth, Italy Successfully Ditches More Bad Loans

Even while Italy’s economy is just barely avoiding a recession, notable progress has been made to erase a portion of…

New Portuguese Administration Keen to Build on Successes

The 69 members of the recently-elected administration were sworn in by Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on October 26th,…

How Resilient is the French Economy?

How is Europe’s economy doing? It depends on who you ask. A recent report from the International Monetary Fund anticipates…

Greece and Italy’s Rocky Road to Recovery

Greece and Italy have made remarkable progress since the worst of the sovereign debt crisis. Both have jump-started economic growth…

Brexit is Bad for Spain Too

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is dead-set on bringing Great Britain out of the EU no later than October 31st, deal…

Greece Sets Sights on Lower Taxes and Debt

Massive strides are being taken to cut down remaining debt from bad loans – a major deterrent in Greek banks’…

Will France Avert War in the Middle East?

Last week’s air strike on two of Saudi Arabian Aramco oil refineries knocked out 6 percent of the world’s total…

Can You Bank With Facebook?

In June, Facebook proposed its own cryptocurrency called Libra, ostensibly to offer an avenue to currency for the cashless. But…

France and Ireland Work To Strengthen Ties As Brexit Looms

With the October 31st  deadline fast-approaching, and political chaos engulfing the UK in the shape of a maverick administration and…
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