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Confused About Brexit? Aren’t We All?

We’ve been living with news stories about “Brexit” for over two years now, but who really understands what’s going on? There have been negotiations, deals, votes of no confidence, more deals, declarations and so forth and so on, all resulting so far in … nothing. But make no mistake. The clock is indeed ticking. On […]

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10 Quick Things To Know Right Now About Brexit

The Question: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?” By now, you have undoubtedly seen the news that almost 52% of UK voters spoke out in favor of leaving the European Community (the “British Exit”). We spent Friday morning participating in multiple conference calls with market strategists […]

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The Biggest Debtor: A Cautionary Post-“Brexit” Tale For Island Economies?

Which country is the biggest debtor on the planet? If you guessed Greece, you’re wrong. Greece’s debt is a relatively svelte 177% of GDP (a measure of the country’s annual economic output). The U.S. debt is an even more modest 103% of GDP, placing us third. No, the biggest debtor of all is Japan, whose debt amounts […]

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