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150+ years of inflation-adjusted oil prices.

The average is about $47 in real terms.

What does this tell us? Well, not much, except it’s the $100-ish prices that were more of an anomaly than the recent price situation. 7 more words


01.17.16: 1000%

Minister of the Economy Luis Salas has announced that a long-rumoured increase to gas prices in the country is imminent, saying that “the time has come” 604 more words

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Our 2016 Outlook on U.S. Treasuries: 2.5% on the 10-Year

In our June 28 global macro newsletter (please email me for a copy), I upgraded our outlook on U.S. Treasuries when the 10-year Treasury yield closed at 2.49%.  423 more words


November inflation round-up

Several commodity prices have fallen again recently, including oil and copper, but food indices are beginning to rise and are expected to advance strongly… 310 more words

ECA International

11.04.15: Hallacas

The hallaca is a staple dish Venezuelans prepare during the Christmas season, and is ubiquitous in Venezuelan dinner tables during the holidays. Similar to the Mexico’s tamale, entire families come together to make hallacas in the weeks leading up to Christmas. 1,096 more words

Maria Corina Machado

11.02.15: School Supplies

A group of university students attempted to march to the Vicepresidency building in Caracas, but were stopped by authorities from the National Guard and the National Bolivarian police. 655 more words

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10.31.15: Clothes Debt

Former prosecutor Franklin NIeves gave an interview to Diario Las Americas in which he said that he expects more defections from Venezuela’s judicial system in the future.  1,021 more words

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