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Economy

What a story, what a rise, what an interesting time to be following economics in Argentina.

Axel Kicillof, someone I’ve watched from afar and been quietly interested by for sometime now takes the most crucial Cabinet portfolio despite a …

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returned to her post this week, shuffling her cabinet and shaking up markets.

Axel Kicillof was named Economy Minister, and will replace Hernan Lorenzino. Mr. Kiciloff is a 42 year old economist who studied at the …

Are you having your friends and family who come to visit bring all the money they plan to spend in cold, hard cash to sell for pesos on the black market? Well, you’re turning your sweet tourists to crime.…

Here at The Bubble, writers like myself are given some relaxed freedoms: we can scribble down whatever we please. It’s emphasized in every meeting; use your own voice, give an opinion and unless you’re writing about, say, how terrible it …

All those who only two weeks ago were up in arms, publicly condemning the celebration of a “yanqui” festivity such as Halloween better cover their ears unless they want their heads to explode. Because in what can only …

Sub-Secretary of Consumer Defense Lucila “Pimpi” Colombo made headlines today when she declared that inflation doesn’t exist, and those who say that it does are just trying to get published in the newspapers or gain politically.

Pimpi Colombo is second …

You guys, this is serious.

The world could soon be facing a global wine shortage.

Morgan Stanley Research was the bearer of bad bottle news earlier this week. Turns out we (the world) just squeaked by with supply exceeding demand …

This article is part of a series published under ‘Houdini Economics’, where I will be unraveling the differences between the ‘frontstage’ presentation of policy and discussion, as compared with reality, which exists in the ‘backstage’ behind closed doors. If you

Ambito Financiero ran a short piece on milk prices in Argentina being among the most expensive in the world. As Argentine financial journalism tends to do, they neglected to source any of their prices and instead spent time compiling …

Remember when the Standard Bank sold most of its majority stake in Argentina to the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) last December?

Probably not, which is why you’re now freaking out on Twitter that you got a letter …