2017 in Numbers

This year has not yet ended, but we all know that nothing too important happens during the holiday. The financial world is mostly on vacation, volumes in the market are very low, and trading stocks takes a backseat for most people. The decision-makers are also on vacation—the interest rate decision for this month has already been made, and tax reform talks will probably stagnate during the break. So, we can now summarize the year that’s about to end. So, how’s

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Accuracy of Economic Projections

The current year is about to end, and economic papers are full of predictions for 2018. In general, most are pretty good. The world economy is in the midst of a mini-boom, and most economies are growing fast but not too fast. Unemployment is relatively low, and the inflammatory pressures are being held in check. The growth in GDP has accelerated lately, and the latest forecast of the International Monetary Fund for global growth is 3.6% for 2017 and 3.7%

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Brexit and London—a Change of Course or Only Acceleration?

London. Once the most influential city in the world. The capital of the British empire that ruled the seas but, more importantly, also ruled the financial world. Beginning in the eighteenth century, London experienced a period of rapid growth, reflecting an increasing national population, the early stirrings of the Industrial Revolution, and London’s role at the center of the evolving British Empire. During the nineteenth century, London became the world’s largest city and capital of the British Empire. Its population

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