22/07/2019Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Política Kenneth Rapoza
If Mauricio Macri is reelected in October it would basically mean two things: The International Monetary Fund is no longer a death knell to the leader who signed the loan in the first place, and Cristina Kirchner and her quasi-communist, closed door, protesters-in-the-street politics are officially in Argentina’s past.
22/05/2019Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Política Kenneth Rapoza
Cristina Kirchner announced her...vice presidency on May 18. It's an odd twist to her story, but her pick of former chief of staff and political operator Alberto Fernandez as her president shows she knows how toxic she is about to become for left-of-center Peronists in Argentina.
26/04/2019Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Economía Kenneth Rapoza
25/04 - 16:03 - Investors are dumping Argentina bonds now that it looks even more certain that the man who brought the International Monetary Fund back to Buenos Aires is six months away from losing the presidency.
18/02/2019Economía Forbes - Estados Unidos Kenneth Rapoza
In two weeks, China will probably be hit with 25% tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods. If not by March 1, then after any trade truce ends—supposedly 60 days later assuming an extension is still on the table.
25/01/2019Política Forbes - Estados Unidos Kenneth Rapoza
24/01/2019 15:04 - It looks like Venezuela now has two presidents: Nicolas Maduro controls the courts, the central bank and the military. Juan Guaido controls the legislative branch, and -- it now seems -- the hearts and minds of the majority of the electorate.
18/01/2019Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Economía Kenneth Rapoza
15:45 - It’s an election year in Argentina. If current president Mauricio Macri gets reelected, then Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund wins too. Lagarde needs Argentina’s IMF package to be the best package ever, just like Macri does in order to win in November.
19/12/2018Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Economía Kenneth Rapoza
18/12/18 - 10:00 - The International Monetary Fund is the Eye of Sauron over Argentina, feared, hated and despised throughout all the land. It tracks every move made in the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires. Next year is make or break for this debt-wracked, crisis-prone nation.
26/09/2018Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Economía Kenneth Rapoza
Argentina's central banker Luis Caputo surprisingly resigned on Tuesday.
24/05/2018Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Economía Kenneth Rapoza
11:24 - Argentina is back in the loving arms of the International Monetary Fund.
21/02/2018Argentina Forbes - Estados Unidos Kenneth Rapoza
20/02/18 - 16:56 - Is Argentina the new darling of emerging markets? Or is this Carlos Menem 2.0? Investors know how that ended. "I might be wrong, but I am pretty convinced it's time to sell."