Inflation is back, but is it here to stay?

Inflation is back, but is it here to stay? We see inflation returning to the Euro zone and the USA. In January 2017, Germany’s prices increased by 1.9% per year and in Spain by 3%. Last December for one year, prices are up by 1% in the Euro zone, compared to 0.6% for the preceding […]

The economy leaves 2016 in better shape than when it entered 2016

The economy leaves 2016 in better shape than when it entered 2016 In the United States, growth was at 3% late summer 2016. Household and business confidence is high as they wait for Donald Trump to implement his electoral promises of lower taxes and higher infrastructure spending. Late 2016 perspectives also improved in the Euro […]