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Monthly archive:September 25, 2015

The refugee crisis: there is no way around a comprehensive solution
The refugee crisis: there is no way around a comprehensive solution
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The refugee crisis: there is no way around a comprehensive solution

The current refugee crisis is immense. Estimates expect more than a million people to apply for asylum this year in the European Union; i.e. we are talking about 0.2% in terms of total population. This would suggest that the immigration can be handled if all the countries cooperate.

Learning points from the Volkswagen scandal
Learning points from the Volkswagen scandal
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Learning points from the Volkswagen scandal

Volkswagen: the largest German car manufacturer. The Porsches: the wealthiest family of Austria. Ferdinand Porsche, the engineering genius who would build the cars that ultimately dominated the German autobahn after Hitler’s war. VW is a part of (industrial) history. But recently, Volkswagen has also written a different sort of history: do you remember José Ignacio […]

All eyes on Washington: Will the Fed funds rate be raised?
All eyes on Washington: Will the Fed funds rate be raised?
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All eyes on Washington: Will the Fed funds rate be raised?

Interest rate decision by the Fed Tomorrow, Thursday 17 September 2015, the federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the US central bank Fed will be taking an important decision. Is the Fed funds rate to be raised or not? The financial markets have accorded this decision a particularly important role. After all, the rate hike […]