Sunday, July 3, 2022

All posts by Francisco Rodríguez-Castro

  • THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Causes of the Global Food Shortages

    How the Ukraine Conflict is Impacting Food Supplies As each day goes by, the war between Ukraine and Russia continues to destroy lives, with more than 7.7 million Ukrainian refugees, another eight million displaced within other parts...

    • Posted June 24, 2022
  • THINK STRATEGICALLY: The 10 Issues Impacting Global Markets

    This week, the market was shocked by the release of the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI), which exceeded estimates. To add insult to injury, U.S. consumer sentiment fell 14.04 percent to 50.2, its lowest level in history....

    • Posted June 16, 2022
  • Puerto Ricans’ Second-Class U.S. Citizenship

    Have you ever considered what second-class U.S. citizenship means?The Oxford English Dictionary defines second-class citizens as those “belonging to a social or political group whose rights and opportunities are inferior to those of the dominant group in...

    • Posted April 30, 2022
  • U.S. Producer Price Index Increases to 9.62%

    The U.S. and European stock markets closed the session with losses.

    • Posted December 15, 2021
  • Global Market Square

    The U.S. and European stock markets ended the session Tuesday recording all-time highs in a stark departure from last week’s sharp losses. As the concerns of the covid delta variant seem to be leveling off, most investors...

    • Posted August 24, 2021
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  • Global Market Square

    The U.S. and European stock markets ended the week with gains, but not enough to make up for the losses accumulated during the week. This week, the Dow Jones lost 395.30 points, the S&P 500 lost 26.33...

    • Posted August 20, 2021
  • Global Market Square

    The U.S. and European stock markets delivered gains across the board as the favorable jobs report showed that initial unemployment insurance claims had fallen 3.1%, elevating the streak to the third consecutive week that initial unemployment claims...

    • Posted August 12, 2021
  • Global Market Square

    Jobs Growth of 943,000 Blows projections out of the water surpassing all expectations, Wall Street closes with gains, Global Market Square presented by Birling Capital. The U.S. and European stock markets ended the week mostly higher. The...

    • Posted August 6, 2021
  • Global Market Square

    The U.S. and European stock markets closed the beginning of the trading week with uneven results. In the United States, a lower than expected Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) raised investor concerns over the likelihood of slowing...

    • Posted August 2, 2021
  • Global Market Square

    The U.S. and European stock markets closed with significant gains, with both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 reaching new records following a weaker than expected GDP report. The U.S. Gross Domestic Product grew at a rate...

    • Posted July 29, 2021