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  • Article / 05 November 2014 at 14:58 GMT

    The Democrats, the Republicans and the economy

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    The Democrats, the Republicans and the economy
    The midterm elections in the US have given the Republicans political control of both the Congress and Senate. Given the United States' relatively strong economy, Stephen Pope asks where the dissatisfaction with the Democrats came from, and how the Republican-led houses will impact the US economy in the coming months.
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  • Video / 31 July 2014 at 9:52 GMT

    Jakobsen: Argentina's beef with 'vultures' leaves bad taste

    Steen Jakobsen
    Argentina has blinked first during a bad tempered stand-off with so called 'vulture funds' and has defaulted on its debt for the second time in thirteen years. A deadline set by a US judge for a deal to be struck passed without agreement betwen the two sides. The Argentinian government says the result from the US court is 'unfair'. Saxo Bank's Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen, who was in Argentina to meet key business leaders earlier this year, gives us his assessment of the situation and the possible wider implications.
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  • Article / 29 July 2014 at 5:46 GMT

    Don't mess with me Argentina

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    There are increasing worries that tomorrow Argentina could default once again. The country is in no mood to satisfy holdout investors but a default will lead to another economic downturn.
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