Xi’s Korea Policies Stumble

On March 7, the United States began installation of a Terminal High-Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) system in on a golf course outside Seoul, South Korea. Washington and Seoul did so over strong economic and diplomatic pressure from Beijing, which argued…

A Global Eurodollar Shortage

The World Bank just released a telling report entitled “Trade Developments in 2016: Policy Uncertainty Weighs on World Trade”. Though they deflect the problems in global trade to areas such as excessive regulatory initiatives and policy uncertainty (which is true),…

French Election Poll and Prediction

Presidential election of France poll of 2037 voters nationwide in France March 12-15: Marine Le Pen: 25.5% François Fillon: 22.5% Emmanuel Macron: 21% Confident of candidate vote: Marine Le Pen: 84% François Fillon: 76% Emmanuel Macron: 51% Probability of 1st…