It is one of the most controversial and discussed topics in politics: the gender pay gap. However, as many studies show, it is not gender discrimination, but pregnancy and choices after pregnancy that increase the pay gap over time.
The latest trend of governments and central banks: supporting non-viable companies. The Golden Investor opposes this kind of counterproductive behavior of governmental organs. Governmental support for unprofitable and unsustainable corperations should be over, it is time for creative destruction to do its work.
The United Kingdom has several policies which are established to stimulate more R&D-expenditure by businesses within the UK. After years of funding, the United Kingdom still lacks behind similar countries. In this article we examine whether this R&D-gap is explained by governmental incompetence or if these policies do work. The Golden Investor finds that the United Kingdom failed in its goals and should be more ambitious.
Donald Trump is already topping headlines in the first week of 2020. Was the attack on the Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani a good political decision or an unnecessary start of violence in the Middle East?