How Europe makes investments safer

How Europe makes investments safer

Posted on July 15, 2018
15 The European Union is making the financial sector safer: with MiFID 2, the EU is now among the best regulated markets and provides the safest environments for investors. The regulations can also make things more transparent and easier to understand. Six months after the launch of the new regulation, there are already some important experiences.

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Most valuable brands of the world

Most valuable brands of the world

Posted on July 11, 2018
The world’s 100 most valuable brands are worth more than a breathtaking $2.15 trillion. That is more than the GDP of Brazil. What’s even more surprising is that 8 of the most valuable 10 is an American brand.

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Retirement age is rising globally

Retirement age is rising globally

Posted on July 08, 2018
Russian government announced that they are planning to raise retirement age significantly in the near future. The idea had repercussions, but the phenomenon of raising retirement age is far from unique. The same thing happens around the globe. This alone, however, might not be enough and people will have to start saving better.

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The US’ export power

The US’ export power

Posted on July 01, 2018
Donald Trump is often unsatisfied with the magnitude of American trading, saying his country is in serious trade deficit. But is the US really in such a bad place right now? Data paints a different image: The States is the world’s second greatest exporter and biggest economy.

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The US can become a net energy exporter

The US can become a net energy exporter

Posted on June 24, 2018
The US can become a net energy exporter in 3 years if Bloomberg’s expectations become real. This could happen the first time since 1957. The reason is simple: energy production grows fast, while consumption remains mostly the same. Natural gas may have a leading role in all this.  

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