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Category Archives: Portugal

Greece Gives the World Something to Cheer: Turn Up the Decibels! – Michael Carino, Greenwich Endeavors

Let’s get PrOGRessive SPIRIT! (Finally a positive acronym.)  We are either destined for destruction preferring to wallow in negativity or instead can soar with optimism.  The only difference between the two is perspective.  Time to focus on the positives in the world. I choose optimism. Portugal, Greece, Spain, Ireland and Italy had financial difficulties spending […]

Will Trump Stop Plans to Ban Cash in the US?

The biggest trend that continues “behind the scenes” is the War on Cash. Anyone who believed that the political shift towards nationalism would somehow result in the elites giving up their Central Planning schemes is mistaken. Consider Europe… Recently, the European Union announced it would start researching whether or not to put an upper limit […]

Is Europe Choosing To Disappear?

Authored by Giulio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute, A sterile Europe apparently thought that civil liberties could be bargained away in exchange for a temporary peace. Everything became negotiable. As British author Douglas Murray has asked, why were workers not brought in from European countries suffering high unemployment, such as Portugal, Italy, Greece or Spain? […]

The Best And Worst Performing Assets Of The First Quarter

Welcome to a new financial quarter. As part of the usual review of last month and Q1 asset performance, it is worth nothing one surprising element of Q1 we showed over the weekend, namely that the VIX index had its lowest average quarter since Q4 2006. According to Jim Reid, who is perplex by this […]

After Brexit, 9 Reasons To Be Bullish On Great Britain

Authored by Daniel Stelter via Think-BeyondTheObvious.com, Today Mrs. May finally officially announced Brexit and kicked-off the process of divorce from the EU. A disaster for Britain, according to officials in Brussels, Berlin and Paris. Really? Rarely there is such broad consensus: The British voters made a huge mistake in voting for Brexit. The country will […]

Hedge Fund CIO: “The Market Doesn’t Care About Health Care. Poor People Care About Health Care”

From Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management, here is a topical anecdote, as well as a review of the key events in the past week. Weekend Notes “Where’s the beef?” bellowed Biggie Too. “Health care, regulation reform, tax cuts – where’s it at?” continued the Chief Global Strategist for one of those too […]

Dijsselbloem Must Go, But That Solves Nothing

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, If Southern Europeans were a race, say there were something like a Mediterranean race, Jeroen Dijsselbloem would definitely be a racist. Since there is not, the -demissionary- Dutch Finance Minister and -still- president of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, escapes the label, albeit narrowly. […]

1,000% Returns? Sure, When PIIGS Fly! – by Michael Carino – Greenwich Endeavors

The world is filled with intelligent people in finance.  Unfortunately, being intelligent doesn’t always mean you are smart.  To make sound investments, you need to be looking forward and constantly coming to rational conclusions.  One has to avoid sheltering oneself in a herd of backward focused investors taking comfort in performing in line with the […]

The Strategic Triangle That Is Changing The World

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, While the world continues to decipher, or digest, the new Trump presidency, important changes are afoot within the grand strategic triangle that lies between Russia, Iran and China Away from the current chaos in the United States, major developments are progressing, with Iran, Russia and China […]