Tag: Europe

NATO Is An Illusion – George Friedman

NATO Is An Illusion – George Friedman

NATO Is An Illusion by George Friedman, Mauldin Economics Donald Trump’s statements that Europe isn’t paying its “fair share” and that it would be fine if NATO broke up are regarded with increasing concern in Europe. Russia and the Middle […]

Luxury Goods Sales Could Accelerate Slightly In 2016: HSBC

Luxury Goods Sales Could Accelerate Slightly In 2016: HSBC

Despite posting a lower 3% constant FX growth last year, luxury goods sales should see a slight acceleration in sales growth of 4.5% in 2016, believe analysts at HSBC. Erwan Rambourg and colleagues said in their April 4 report titled “Luxury: cash […]

Americans, Canadians Might Need EU Visa

Americans, Canadians Might Need EU Visa

A new set of European Union rules could require U.S. and Canadian citizens to apply for an EU visa in order to visit member countries. European Union officials may require Americans and Canadians to apply for an EU visa, even for […]

Self-Driving Trucks Make It Across Europe

Self-Driving Trucks Make It Across Europe

The self-driving trucks have arrived in Rotterdam after successfully navigating their way across Europe. A so-called “platoon” of smart trucks arrived in the Dutch city after using WiFi to make their way across the continent. The idea is to group […]

Brexit – The End Of Europe (As We Know It)?

Brexit – The End Of Europe (As We Know It)?

Brexit – The End Of Europe (As We Know It)? by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group As the Eurozone is amid secular stagnation, its old fiscal, monetary and banking challenges are escalating, along with new threats, including the Brexit, demise of […]