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Stratfor: Banking Reform on Hold in Mexico

Stratfor Director of Analysis for Latin America Karen Hooper discusses political infighting in Mexico and the country’s prospects for continued reform. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Stratfor: Mexico’s Reset with China

Stratfor Latin America Analyst Elias Kraushaar discusses how increasing trade and investment opportunities between Mexico and China will affect the future of the two countries’ bilateral relationship. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Statfor: The Strategic Importance of the Yangtze River

“The Yellow River is China’s Hudson or Delaware.  The Yangtze, by contrast, is China’s Mississippi.” As a preview of next week’s series on the Yangtze River, Stratfor East Asia analyst John Minnich discusses the crucial role the river plays in … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Cypriot Bailout Reverberates Beyond the EU

Stratfor Europe Analyst Adriano Bosoni discusses the controversial Cypriot bailout proposal and its effects beyond the European Union. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Stratfor: Japan’s Geographic Challenge

Stratfor examines Japan’s primary geographic challenge of sustaining its large population with little arable land and few natural resources. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Stratfor: Italian Elections Rekindle Eurozone Crisis

Excellent analysis. Stratfor’s Europe analyst Adriano Bosoni discusses the fractious results of the Italian elections and how they pose political and economic challenges for the European Union. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Stratfor: Global Effects of China’s Real Estate Lending

You think housing is an important sector in the U.S.? Stratfor reports real estate accounts for 14% of China’s GDP and housing construction is the source of 48% of the country’s steel consumption. Stratfor East Asia analyst John Minnich examines … Continue reading

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Stratfor: The Risks of Egypt’s Outreach to Iran

Stratfor’s Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla discusses the Iranian president’s recent visit to Cairo and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s reasons for welcoming him. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Stratfor: France’s Economic Challenges in 2013

Year to date France’s 10-year sovereign spread is 10 bps tighter to the German Bund and the CAC 40 stock index is almost almost 4 percent.  No worries, mate.   Not yet. Stratfor Europe analyst Adriano Bosoni discusses France’s challenge to … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Egypt’s President Declares a State of Emergency

Egypt is one of “Seven Swans a Simmering” that need to be monitored in 2013.   The potential for widespread political instability is not insignificant.   Keep it on your radar. Stratfor’s Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Bhalla discusses the … Continue reading

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