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Death Of Fidel Castro Will Bring Negligible Change In Cuba

Death Of Fidel Castro Will Bring Negligible Change In Cuba

The death of Fidel Castro at the age of 90 last week, definitely ends an era in Cuban history. He is no doubt, the most important leader of this island nation in the 20th century. His influence, will continue to determine the course of economic and political development inside Cuba. For the majority of the Cuban people, they cannot remember a time when Fidel Castro was not their leader or at least as in recent times, was overlooking developments within the country. There […]

United States Republican Party Made Historical Record Gains During Obama Presidency

United States Republican Party Made Historical Record Gains During Obama Presidency

The large electoral losses suffered by the Republican Party during the waning years of the Bush Presidency in 2006 and 2008 were well publicized. What has been less widely known, is the steady downward trend in the fortunes of the Democratic Party, since the inauguration of Barack Obama. At the same time, there has never been a time when the Republican Party has been in a position of such ascendancy. Not since the founding of the party in the 1850’s, have Republicans […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 4

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 4

The major news for the week, was the current rally in the global equity markets including the United States, following the news of a Trump victory in the U.S. presidential elections. All four main indices in the United States, hit new lifetime closing highs at the same time. This is the first occurrence since December 31, 1999. The main index, the Dow, has now surpassed 19,000. There are some analysts that are worried that many American based stocks are now overvalued, with […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 3

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 3

The major news for the week, was the ongoing rally in the global equity markets including the United States, following the news of a Donald Trump victory in the U.S. presidential elections. The main indices in the United States and in Germany hit new highs. The Dow peaked at just below 19,000, a new all time high. The German Dax reached a new high for the year, just below 11,000. Meanwhile, it has been estimated that more than $1 trillion USD (United […]

India Eliminates Paper Currency In Move Against Corruption

India Eliminates Paper Currency In Move Against Corruption

Last week the Prime Minister of India made a surprise announcement. That within 24 hours, the country’s largest bills would no longer be accepted as legal currency. The financial move was initiated, to deal with the rampant corruption that permeates throughout the nation. The government is removing the 500 and 1000 rupee notes, that is the equivalent of $7.50 and $15 dollars USD (United States Dollar) respectively. This will remove near 86% of the domestic currency that is now circulating in India, […]

Donald Trump: The Troubling Financial And Economic Challenges Ahead

Donald Trump: The Troubling Financial And Economic Challenges Ahead

When Donald Trump becomes president, he will attempt to fulfill many of the commitments he made to voters during the long and contentious election campaign. One of the reasons he was successful in his bid for the Presidency, was that he focused on job expansion and overall economic growth. The Trump agenda is ambitious. It calls for major changes in federal expenditures and tax collection. The effects will be felt on both the individual and the corporate level. One has to wonder […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 2

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 2

The major news for the week, was the dramatic drop in the global equity markets including the United States, following the news of a Donald Trump victory in the U.S. presidential elections. The major exchange the Dow Jones Industrial (Dow), plunged 800 points. This was a drop of over 4%. The following morning the losses were reversed and by Thursday, the main indices in the United States and in Germany hit new highs. The Dow peaked at 18,873.66 a new all time […]

United States Foreign Policy In The Middle East Under President Obama

United States Foreign Policy In The Middle East Under President Obama

The next President of the United States will inherit a far more dangerous world, than the one President Obama inherited. There are rising tensions with China, Russia, North Korea, as well as a number of nations in Africa and the Middle East. Extremist groups are rapidly spreading around the world, which threatens to further destabilize numerous countries. The failure to fully deal with a cancerous spread of terrorism, has been a major foreign policy failure of the Obama Administration. Is is true […]

Marcello Arrambide calls election perfectly – Analysis

If you missed the video by Marcello Arrambide, our founder, before the election. Have a look at the analysis here. Look forward to sharing our post analysis and how it will affect the markets. It doesn’t matter what you believe in or who you voted for.  What is important now is how it will affect us. One of the things that is most important is understanding how the market works. Not because one or another party won…. but because it all affects […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 1

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills November Week 1

The major news for the week, is the downward trend in the global equity markets including the United States. It is being caused by a combination of surging debt, declining corporate profits, banks and financial instability, slowing global economic growth and the likelihood that the United States will raise interest rates at the end of December. Two other big factors including the anxiety over the upcoming Brexit (the United Kingdom leaving the European Union) and the uncertainty concerning the upcoming presidential election […]

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