Posts Tagged ‘spain’

  • Spanish Stocks Soar Despite Catalonia’s Succession

    27.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Spanish Stocks Soar Despite Catalonia’s Succession

    Investors are shrugging off calls for Catalan independence… The local parliament of the wealthy region in northeastern Spain declared independence today. In response, Spain says it will strip the local parliament of its powers and impose direct rule from

  • Catalan Independence Could Cause the Euro to Nose-Dive

    03.10.2017 • FranceComments Off on Catalan Independence Could Cause the Euro to Nose-Dive

    The Catalans voted when they did not have the right according to the Spanish state. They have "badly voted" and would like to declare themselves independent this week, but Spain cannot afford that.

  • The Burka-Ban Is Only One of the EU’s Major Problems This Week

    03.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Burka-Ban Is Only One of the EU’s Major Problems This Week

    With all the drama over Brexit, we’ve lost sight of just how dysfunctional Europe is. But with the riots in Barcelona, the Burka-Ban in Austria, and new drama with the French President - the weekend fixed that nicely.

  • Catalan Independence Movement is Making Brexit Look Boring

    27.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Catalan Independence Movement is Making Brexit Look Boring

    One thing that makes the Catalan vote so interesting is that it has already defined what the state of Catalonia would look like. Part of the referendum is about the proposed set of policies and the pre-prepared constitution, not just independence.

  • The Terrible Tale of the Tomato

    07.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Terrible Tale of the Tomato

    "Red gold" is the latest industry of transalpine mafia, who are bothered less for trafficking tomatoes than drugs...even though they create infinitely more victims.

  • How “Spain First” Wrecked Spain’s Colonial Empire

    10.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on How “Spain First” Wrecked Spain’s Colonial Empire

    Then, like now, the crown and the cronies thought they could gain an advantage by forcing people to trade on their terms. They wanted win-lose deals, with themselves as the winners. This, too, led to the inevitable consequences.

  • Risky Australian Bank Securities Mirror Spanish Crisis

    06.01.2017 • InvestingComments (0)

    Vern Gowdie – The Gowdie Letter (Australia) – In 2006, a Spaniard named Miguel thought he had hit the jackpot. His daughter had just married Jorge, a successful bank manager. Miguel’s new son-in-law was bursting with failure-proof ideas on how

  • Divorce: A Luxury You Might Not Be Able to Afford

    05.01.2017 • The EconomyComments (0)

    Selva Freigedo – Gowdie Family Wealth (AUS) My friend, a successful businessman, and his wife decided to divorce after 15 years of marriage. They kept their separation amicable for the sake of their two children. Yet my friend’s desire to maintain the

  • Spain & the US: An Austrian Perspective

    29.08.2016 • The EconomyComments (0)

    Ivan Carrino – The Monday Newspaper (Argentina) – The analysis by Rothbard seems very relevant, because it is a more general approach which I discussed in my book, talking on all the obstacles imposed by the government for our development and