Isidoro Álvarez, good person … and chairman of “El Corte Inglés”

16th September, 2013 – Article previously published in El Confidencial Digital

“El Corte Inglés” is an essential pillar that supports the Spanish economy and society. Spain is impossible to understand without “El Corte Inglés”.

The September 14, 2014 he died a good man, an extraordinary human quality. From Carme Chacon (PSOE) Alberto Ruiz Gallardón (PP), all have praised the human virtues of who was a good man: strength, discipline, hard work, dedication, loyalty and above all humanity, a word that ...

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USA: 10 million jobs in five years … plus 142,000 August

9th September, 2014 – Article previously published in

I read with great surprise that something as generic as “the consensus of analysts” or “the market”, the hands have been at the forefront with the latest unemployment data from the United States. There 142,000 net new jobs were created in August. Apparently someone expect more than 200,000 jobs were generated. Interestingly, market values​​, at least, the Americans-or flinch: the DJ continued its upward wake, SP-500, say the economists and ...

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Increase consumption and e-commerce

July 8th, 2014 – Article previously published in ‘El Confidencial Digital’.

Consumer confidence advances for better perception of the economic situation.

Positive data from the Spanish economy are reflected in the mood of the Spaniards, even Wisely: Consumer confidence advances for better perception of the economic situation. According to the Center for Sociological Research CIS, the consumer confidence index (CCI) stood at 84.9 points in May, 2.9 points above the figure for the previous month due to an increase of 6 ...

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The recovery strengthens

July 7th, 2014 – Article previously published in El Confidencial Digital.

Spain comes from a long recession that has lasted more than five years. However, our economy is three consecutive quarters in positive and if government forecasts are confirmed, the Bank of Spain, La Caixa Research Func or the second quarter of this year would be the consecutive quarter in which GDP grows. The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness is convinced that this year, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of ...

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U.S. GDP upward: upward trend and growth factors

07th November, 2013 – Previously published in

The GDP of the United States has grown by 2.8% in the third quarter of 2013. The data is not definitive, as the Commerce Department noted in the statement of the “Bureau” of Economic Analysis. On December 5th grew know for sure how much the world’s largest economy. The reason for the review is that today’s announcement is based on partial data. Even so, the available data seem to point to the rate at which ...

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