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Switzerland: When Being a Safe Haven Becomes a Curse

by Markus Kuger

July 6, 2015


Switzerland is still one of the best countries in the world for doing business. However, the value of the Swiss franc ...

EU Looks to Lift E-Commerce Hurdles

by Daniele Fraietta

June 30, 2015


The free movement of goods, capital, services, and people is the cornerstone of the European Union’s single market. ...

Chinese Companies Surge in Global Rankings

by Michael McLellan

June 29, 2015


Apparently the economy in China is still booming. The country’s economic prosperity has helped Chinese firms ...

“Grexit” Talks: Kicking the Can Down the Road (Again)

by Markus Kuger

June 23, 2015


A last-minute deal to avert a “Grexit” (as a Greek exit from the eurozone is dubbed) seems likely as ...

Political Risk Looms over US Oil Imports

by Isaac Leung

June 16, 2015


America’s oil industry has innovated and adapted at a staggering pace. However, regardless of oil price swings, the ...

Corruption, FIFA, and the Beautiful Game of Football

by Warwick Knowles

June 11, 2015


After years of inertia by global law enforcement agencies, the decision by US prosecutors to go after corruption within ...

The Next Asian Tiger Could Be a Philippine Island

by Oana Aristide

June 9, 2015


With a population of more than 20 million people and vast natural resources, the Philippines’ second-largest island, ...

Aging Manufacturing Facilities Worsen Global Drug Shortages

by Diane Ramirez

June 2, 2015


More than 250 prescription drugs are considered in short supply in the US, including vital cancer drugs and ...

Default Risk Rising for Brazil Corporations

by Michelle Campbell

May 28, 2015


Corporate debt in Latin America has been trending upward in the last five years, in the wake of easy global liquidity ...

Italian Economy Stagnates as Long-Term Growth Potential Falters

by Daniele Fraietta

May 26, 2015


“The car has finally restarted,” bragged Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi earlier this month while reporting on the ...

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