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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Dutch elections test Europe. Fillon tries to stabilize the French center right. Federal Reserve likely to raise rates. All in The Week Ahead.

Finance North America

Under Trump, the national debt has the potential to grow

Donald Trump faces a myriad of problems upon inauguration this month. Among the financial and economic dilemmas is the national debt.

Finance North America

Federal Reserve in the hot seat

With Donald Trump set to take office in January and the Republican majority in Congress, his statements about reining in the Federal Reserve (Fed) are now turning into rumblings of

Economics Finance

Mergers under threat: AT&T and beyond

A host of problems facing the AT&T / Time Warner merger highlight potential hurdles for future large mergers and acquisitions. On Oct 22, 2016, telecommunications major AT&T announced plans to

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Argentina continues pro-market blitz. Cyber and digital come to the fore. Federal Reserve releases minutes. The SNP faces Brexit. BoE hits the road.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Latin American central banks come together. General Assembly opens. BoJ addresses policy. Federal Reserve maintains rates.

Economics North America

America’s racial wealth gap threatens consumer spending

America’s wealth keeps moving into fewer hands, evidenced by the increasing racial wealth gap. Here’s how this gap might impact the economy.

Economics North America

Predicting the economics of a Trump/Pence administration

Among the many questions that will be asked at this week’s GOP convention is how a Trump/Pence ticket would play out economically. Here, GRI examines what the duo’s first 100 days in office might look like.

Brexit 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.

Finance North America

Previewing the Fed minutes: A slowing forecast for U.S. interest rates

Without a single U.S. interest rate increase thus far in 2016, earlier forecasts predicting steadily climbing rates now appear unlikely to materialize. What shape will the revised rate hike trajectory take?