Britain still rocks after Brexit

The latest quarterly GDP figures, showing stronger growth than expected, are the latest to belie predictions of a post-referendum meltdown. Certainly, the worst predictions of the Remain campaign in last month’s referendum have not materialised; but these statistics are inevitably backward-looking and tell us little about what is to come.   Almost 60 transactions totalling […]

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Barack obama Last public speech 2016

Hre’s the text of President Barack Obama‘s farewell address Tuesday at McCormick Place in Chicago: THE PRESIDENT:   Hello, Chicago!  (Applause.)  It’s good to be home!  (Applause.)  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  All right, everybody sit down.  (Applause.)  We’re on live TV here.  I’ve got to move.  […]

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