Global Economy, Competitiveness, Foreign Trade, Government Policy
For the first time in 54 years, the United States and Cuba have diplomatic relations. The U.S. flag-raising ceremony in Havana was certainly a memorable moment for this troubled island nation of about 11.3 million people.
I recently traveled to Utah to speak at an NCI Building Systems commercial leadership meeting. NCI is a large manufacturer supplying the nonresidential construction industry; they are based in Houston and have executives on six MAPI councils.
Finance, Treasury, Investments & Capital Markets, Global Economy, Money & Finance, Government Finance
In a recently published paper I took stock of what might constitute a viable, integrated capital market in Europe. This follows the European Commission’s recently proposed “capital markets union” (CMU).
Global Economy, Economic Environment, Regional Economic Integration, Money & Finance, Government Finance
The tentative agreement reached over the weekend to consider a third assistance program to Greece is ambitious. Much will have to fall into place for it not only to hold, but also to deliver true relief.