Chinese shopping spree . .

  China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co., which has twice sweetened its offer to buy Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., is engaged in a high-stakes bidding war with Marriott International Inc. to acquire the owner of the upscale Sheraton, Westin and St. Regis brands. Win or lose, the latest $14 billion bid unveiled Monday by … More Chinese shopping spree . .

Voting for Exit..?! – Next step “Brexit”.

  Prime Minister David Cameron attacked the U.K. Independence Party for seeking to use Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels to make the case for Britain to leave the European Union. UKIP’s defense spokesman, Mike Hookem, issued a statement saying the “horrific act of terrorism” showed that EU free-movement rules and “lax border controls” are “a … More Voting for Exit..?! – Next step “Brexit”.

European Union – ”Fiscal Discipline”

    When it comes to fiscal discipline in the European Union, three is the magic number. That’s a deficit limit of 3 percent of GDP, and five EU states will make the budgetary bad books this year by breaching that level, according to economists. These five — the U.K., France, Spain, Greece, and Croatia — include three of Europe’s five … More European Union – ”Fiscal Discipline”

Dovish outlook.., is the world economy “fragile place” ..?!

For the first time since the Asian and Russian crises rocked world financial markets in the late 1990s, U.S. monetary policy is as focused on the risks to global growth as it is on the domestic economy. Driving the resurgent internationalism inside the Federal Reserve is concern about how dollar strength — reinforced by aggressive … More Dovish outlook.., is the world economy “fragile place” ..?!