Daniel Lacalle Global Economy Expert

Daniel Lacalle is one the most influential economists in the world. He is Chief Economist at Tressis SV, Fund Manager at Adriza International Opportunities, Member of the advisory board of the Rafael del Pino foundation, Commissioner of the Community of Madrid in London, President of Instituto Mises Hispano and Professor at IE Business School, London School of Economics, IEB and UNED. Mr. Lacalle has presented and given keynote speeches at the most prestigious forums globally including the Federal Reserve in Houston, the Heritage Foundation in Washington, London School of EconomicsFunds Society Forum in Miami, World Economic ForumForecast Summit in Peru, Mining Show in Dubai, Our Crowd in Jerusalem, Nordea Investor Summit in Oslo, and many others. Mr Lacalle has more than 24 years of experience in the energy and finance sectors, including experience in North Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. He is currently a fund manager overseeing equities, bonds and commodities. He was voted Top 3 Generalist and Number 1 Pan-European Buyside Individual in Oil & Gas in Thomson Reuters’ Extel Survey in 2011, the leading survey among companies and financial institutions. He is also author of the best-selling books: “Life In The Financial Markets” (Wiley, 2014), translated to Portuguese and Spanish ; The Energy World Is Flat” (Wiley, 2014, with Diego Parrilla), translated to Portuguese and Chinese ; “Escape from the Central Bank Trap” (2017, BEP), translated to Spanish. Mr Lacalle also contributes at CNBCWorld Economic ForumEpoch TimesMises InstituteHedgeyeZero HedgeFocus Economics, Seeking Alpha, El EspañolThe Commentator, and The Wall Street Journal. He holds a PhD in Economics, CIIA financial analyst title, with a post graduate degree in IESE and a master’s degree in economic investigation (UCV).

 
US: Disappointing Growth Shows Stimulus Diminishing Returns

US: Disappointing Growth Shows Stimulus Diminishing Returns

The United States economy recovered at a 6.5% annualized rate in the second quarter of 2021, and gross domestic product (GDP) is now above the pre-pandemic level.

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Cuba: The Dictatorship And The “Blockade” Lie

Cuba: The Dictatorship And The “Blockade” Lie

Cuba is a dictatorship that uses terror and propaganda to repress its people. 

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Lower Bond Yields Will Lead To Weaker Global Growth

Lower Bond Yields Will Lead To Weaker Global Growth

Central Banks should know by now that you cannot have negative interest rates with low bond yields and strong growth. One or the other.

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This Is Not A Strong Jobs Recovery

This Is Not A Strong Jobs Recovery

The United States’ jobs recovery is extremely poor, especially if we consider the size of the monetary and fiscal stimulus and the spectacular upgrade to GDP estimates.

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Europe: Non-competitive Power Prices Derail Growth

Europe: Non-competitive Power Prices Derail Growth

Despite an endless chain of monetary and fiscal stimuli, the Eurozone consistently disappoints in growth and job creation.

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