Argentina: A Partial Defense of the Lady

Written by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction A couple of weeks back, an American friend living in Buenos Aires asked me: “Have you been following this crazy woman? I would love to hear your take on her.” In what follows, I offer a little background on the Argentina’s financial situation and review the most …

What is Kirchner Doing in Argentina?

by Elliott R. Morss and Richard Rust Introduction Argentina is in the news.  At issue is what is motivating President Christina Kirchner, and how will her policies influence the long run economic well-being of the country?  To understand what is driving the country’s recent policy decisions and what the future holds, I have asked Richard …

The Future of the Global Wine Industry

by Elliott Morss Introduction Over the last 30 years, dramatic changes in the wine industry have occured. From being almost completely domiciled in four European countries (France, Italy, Spain, and Germany), it has spread worldwide to include the US, Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile and yes, China (7th largest producer in 2011). What …