Obama: The US is better-positioned for the 21st century than any other nation on Earth

Would you agree with Obama or not, and why? And BTW, in your opinion, what is the biggest challenge for the US for the 21st century at this moment?

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EU loses AAA rating from S&P. Is it justified?

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Banking union deal is facing criticism

Martin Schulz: European Parliament cannot accept the single resolution mechanism SRM for failing banks as agreed by ECOFIN. Michel Barnier: When I compare it with my original proposal I have regrets.

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EU in Southeast Asia: An alternative to other powers?

Vice-president of the European Commission Antonio Tajani visits Vietnam, Burma and Thailand on his Mission for Growth.

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What to do with Troika?

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Bill to end shutdown, raise debt ceiling was approved. But solution…

The bipartisan deal was achieved to avoid the default but it seem mote like a postponement of the problem. Or would you say it may lead to more comprehensive deal on many issues that were highlighted in the shutdown period? Read few comments.

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Shutdown and debt ceiling: Deal or no deal?

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Deutsche Bank’s Jain on default: This would be a fatal disease. How bad is it?

Anshu Jain also said that the US default would be utterly catastrophic.  Could you please shortly explain if you agree with him or not, and why?

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Shutdown: Polls are not very nice to Republicans. Any impact?

According to polls it seems that Americans blame GOP more for the shutdown, Americans even prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress to a Republican-controlled 47 percent to 39 percent (NBC News/Wall Street Journal  poll). How this may impact the current situation, what kind of steps so you expect from GOP and on the other side from Democrats? Read few comments.

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American middle class today resembles past’s poor?

Ex-president Jimmy Carter said that income gap in the US has increased to the point where members of the middle class resemble the Americans who lived in poverty when he occupied the White House.  But… Read few comment.

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