Month: January 2017

What 12 ‘Financial Experts’ Predict For The Economy in 2017 (Spoiler Alert: It’s Ugly)

What lies ahead for the economy this year? Will the economy finally collapse as predicted by many or will the early positive signs in stock markets around the world continue and the global economy will flourish? I’ve taken a lot of heat for being “gloomy” and for “fear-mongering” lately when I’ve said that President-Elect Trump…

Turkey and Bulgaria: NATO Members on Opposite Sides of the Syrian Barricades

The years of armed conflict in Syria and the recent successes of government forces have exacerbated internal conflicts within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization due to the different understandings by members of this military alliance of its goals and objectives in Syria… Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Turkey and Bulgaria: NATO Members on Opposite Sides of…

Bitcoin: The Best Performing Currency For A Second Year In A Row

Bitcoin is no stranger to extreme fluctuations. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, for each of the last four years, the cryptocurrency has either been the best or the worst performing currency – with nothing to be found in between. Luckily, for those that follow the digital currency closely, those fluctuations were mostly pointed in…

Kurz: Minsk Agreement – sole document that can resolve Donbass

The Minsk agreement is the only document on which the settlement of the situation in the Donbass can now happen,  OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz said this during a joint briefing with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavel Klimkin."We must continue the negotiations, and the Minsk agreement – a single agreement, a single document, based…