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Economics North America

Protectionism will hurt markets in the short-term

In this debate series, GRI asked what will be the impact of President Donald Trump protectionist measures. Jeff Moore argues these decisions will hurt markets.

Europe Finance

Brexit leaves markets in upheaval

As Leave triumphs in Brexit vote, world financial markets are left reeling from a surprise upheaval to the established order.

Economics North America

Federal Reserve interest rates present potential risk in the long-term

The Federal Reserve held rates steady last week and Wall Street cheered, but the reasons for the Fed’s hesitancy may represent significant risks for investors down the road. In the

Europe Finance

Will Italian banks spark another financial crisis?

In the 14th century, the Medici family of Florence began its rise to prominence, investing profits from a thriving textile trade to fund what would become the largest banking institution

North America Politics

Lessons from the South Carolina GOP primary

Exactly one week after the GOP debate in the Palmetto State, South Carolinians headed to the polls Saturday for the nation’s ‘First in the South’ GOP primary. He’s a winner

North America Politics

Republican debate serves up fresh attacks, but impact is unclear

There was no shortage of fireworks as Republican Presidential candidates came together in Greenville, South Carolina Saturday night for the GOP’s ninth primary debate. Though ‘only’ six candidates remain, there

Finance North America

Federal Reserve to test negative interest rates

In a recently released annual report, the Federal Reserve issued rules for stress-test scenarios that include a move to negative interest rates. While the report is careful to categorize the

North America Politics

Why Republicans have the best economic vision for 2016

In this debate series, GRI asked whether the Democrats or Republicans have a less politically risk vision in the 2016 presidential election. Jeff Moore presents why the Republicans’ vision of

Finance Latin America

Trouble in paradise: Puerto Rico in default

With negotiations failing and missed debt payments mounting, Puerto Rico’s debt crisis keeps getting worse. What lessons will be learned from how the Isle of Enchantment weathers the storm? In

Finance International

Global stocks open 2016 in retreat: Are geopolitical worries to blame?

After one of their worst opening weeks in history to start the New Year, world markets are searching for answers among geopolitical events; from North Korean nuclear tests, to Saudi-Iran