From hot to cold

Buenos Aires, Argentina I’m in transit. Late last night I got back to Buenos Aires from Uruguay, driving most of …

Italy’s “lost decades”

Things change quickly! Last week I highlighted how the summit meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un had been cancelled. …

It’s time to sell Russian stocks

The confrontation between NATO allies and Russia is escalating fast. Russian stocks are highly attractive on a financial basis. But …

Stay away from the UK

Recently I was in England visiting family. The place seems to be ticking along okay. Especially given the Brexit uncertainties, …

Europe dodges a bullet

There were huge sighs of relief today within the European Union’s establishment. Fewer Dutch people than expected voted yesterday for …

Does Trump hate the EU?

“Love-in at the White House” was Saturday’s front page headline in the Daily Mail, a British tabloid newspaper. No, it’s …

Has Greece stopped sliding yet?

The Greek tragedy continues. Greece continues to grind through a massive depression that’s now lasted almost eight years. The economy …