Donald Trump and the German Trade Surplus

June 2, 2017

Donald Trump’s “America First” foreign policy has been the subject to much controversy in global politics and trade making European powers, particularly Germany, nervous about the stability of their alliances with the United States. At a recent campaign rally in Munich German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated, “the times we can completely rely on others are…

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Auf Wiedersehen to the €500 Note

June 6, 2016

The New York Times recently reported that the European Central Bank (ECB) has made the decision to phase out its €500 note, the highest denomination bill in Europe, by the end of 2018. The Bank’s primary reason for the move cites an attempt to make illegal activities that thrive on the transfer of cash (such…

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