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UK’s Referendum, a prerequisite to restarting Europe

Since the United Kingdom joined the European Community in 1973, according to the exorbitant terms that we know for Europe, its leaders have renewed, ad nauseam, Margaret Thatcher’s strategy based on the following idea: “You need us, but we do not want you, so you do as we say”. Yet, what was true in 1973, […]

2016 – US dollar warning : the beautiful isolation of the « global reference currency »

To explain the current financial turmoil, all official accusing fingers are pointing to a single guilty party: China, the ideal guilty player, the same way Greece and the euro currency were at their time. It is true that evidence seems to be on the side of those accusing fingers, due to the recently unstable Shanghai […]

The sky in the world-after: global airspace also goes through a multi-polarization process

The  « Gulfies»  : after the oil, the sky is the limit. In the GEAB No 96 of June 2015, we had discussed one of the new diversification strategies of the Gulf countries’ economies, particularly the one related to the capturing of the international air traffic through game stakes based on direct investments in the European […]

Western Sahara 2016 : end of the status quo

For 40 years now, the freezing of the situation in Western Sahara has been contributing significantly to the paralysis of the whole of North Africa. Nevertheless, significant changes in the regional order allow our team to anticipate a future outcome. . South China Sea, 2016: a summit of bordering countries In line with the escalating […]

Chinese Crisis: Learning Lessons in Slow Riding the Economy

After an unbelievably long period of hectic growth, the Chinese economy has begun to slow down. While the high growth phase was characterised by remarkable stability, the phase of slower growth, if the present crisis is any indication, is likely to be more turbulent. Slow riding an economy is much more difficult a task than […]

Immigration : the third rogue wave shatters the EU ship as we have known it

The concept of « rogue waves » has already been used by our team in June 2009 to highlight the strength and frequency of the shocks suffered at the time by the global economy which isn’t getting back on its feet: unemployment, bankruptcies, Treasury bond crisis.The image comes to mind once again in the light of this unprecedented crisis […]

2015-2020 – The wide-reaching isolation of « hard line America »

These last few months our team has striven to anticipate and mark out the future paths that are carefully being put in place at European and world level. Indeed, the underlying trend is now clear: a reorganization of the world into a more or less assumed multi-polarity, more or less undergone, more or less compartmentalized; […]

A new technological revolution is brewing with the quantum computer

After the agricultural revolution of the 18th century, the industrial revolution of the 19th century and the Internet revolution of the 20th century, is a new revolution is being born with the emergence of quantum computers? In the era of the Internet and the massive interconnection of our planet’s billions of people representing 1 billion […]

Latin America 2020 : Get rid of the last links inherited from the 20th century so as to calmly take its place in the 21st century’s multi-polar world

After a golden decade when Latin America finally seemed to take off towards prosperity under its own steam, the panorama has suddenly darkened in a few weeks…  « New Silk Road »: A Chinese-style New Deal Historians will remember that the Chinese President Xi Jinping officially launched the new “Silk Road” with a 30 minute speech at […]

(Geo-) political anticipation: why Europe must plan ahead positively for tomorrow’s multi-polar, open and fluid world

Where must the EU’s boundaries stop? We often hear this question, but is it still relevant? The will to eventually integrate the Ukraine in the Union is one of the origins of the current crisis with Russia. The issue of reinforcing economic ties with the Ukraine should never have been a problem, however, except that […]

QE – Europe, world finance’s new tractor

Whilst the US economy is off again at full speed without the Fed’s help, Europe is in such bad shape that it needs unprecedented quantitative easing by the ECB. That’s what one reads, in essence, in the majority of the media. But nothing is further from the truth. Here, we will endeavour to show on […]

Geopolitics, democracy, finance, Greece, Russia, China… 26 key trends for 2015

2014 was dominated by the Ukrainian crisis that overshadowed the many advances made in changing the world. 2015 is likely to be full of these kinds of events, proved this January with the terrorist attack against a French satirical newspaper and the management of the subsequent crisis…

2015 – new phase of the crisis: the oil systemic crisis

The impact of speculation Price War Systemic oil crisis and finance Systemic oil crisis and geopolitics

The curtain is rising on the shale oil scam

Revolution or scam? Fracking and covering the tracks From a global petrodollar market to a closed Western petrodollar submarket The oil industry crisis2015 : major risk in the oil markets 2015 : major risk in the oil markets