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2016 in Review International Politics

Trends of 2016: Protest at the ballot box

2016 has been a tumultuous year for democratic politics. The rise of populism, nationalism, and anti-establishmentarianism has been the story of the year.

Latin America Politics

What America can learn from populism in Latin America

As the U.S. election cycle comes to an end, Latin America has its own lessons for the United States in dealing with political and economic populism. Presidential candidates, such as

North America Politics

The Democratic Convention: a move towards party unity and republican outreach

The Democratic Party used the convention to strengthen its power base, show unity and optimism while expanding its reach toward disenfranchised Republicans

Economics North America

Consumer protection and China in Trump’s cross hairs

America’s Bilateral Investment Treaty with China and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau face considerable risks from a Trump presidency.

International Politics

Governments are tightening the noose on tax evasion

Hiding funds through unreported accounts, shell companies, transfer pricing, corporate inversions and other practices presents a high cost to national treasuries.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Brazil continues impeachment process. Obama speaks at Hannover Messe. Northeast primaries could end GOP and Democratic races. Fed to maintain rates. Chancellor of Exchequer heads back to treasury. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Investors meet to discuss Brazil woes. Chancellor builds case for UK “In” campaign. Primaries in New York remain decisive. Obama meets with GCC nations. ECB announces rates. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Latin Finance

North America Politics

Unboxing the New York Democratic presidential primary

Bernie Sanders has won 7 out of the last 8 contests, and brings a good deal of momentum to the New York’s Democractic presidential primary.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Brexit debate begins. IMF delivers economic outlook. Bank of England sets rates. Democratic candidates debate. China figures highlight slowing. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Brexit debate kicks into high

North America Politics

The 2016 presidential election and the future of U.S. foreign policy

While the U.S. presidential candidates have some flexibility on the extent of foreign intervention, by and large they all seem to favor obtaining results at the least possible cost. Except for