Author: Dan Steinbock

Transatlantic rift déjà vu
Politics

Transatlantic rift déjà vu

The new rapprochement between Brussels and Beijing involves converging economic interests between Europe and China – and diverging strategic interests between Europe and America. A day after the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, Le Monde declared that “we are […]

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Rapid rise of Chinese debt

Despite seemingly mixed messages, China’s great shift from easing to tightening has begun. While growth will continue to decelerate, it can still remain on the deceleration track, even as deleveraging has begun. In May, Moody’s Investor Service downgraded China’s credit […]

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Trump White House under Siege

Washington is planning to extend sanctions against Russia, once again. Meanwhile, the Trump administration is getting ready to cope with a special counsel’s investigation which seems to focus as much on Trump as Russia. Last Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex […]