6 Facts: Bananas, Beer, and a Brexit Barometer

We can look at beer, bananas, and a Brexit Barometer from Bloomberg to assess the Brexit impact that began on January 1, 2021.

Where a Vegan Sausage Won’t Become a Vegan Tube

Vegan names that include “burger” and “sausage” have led to a controversial decision from the European Parliament.

The Fish Fight That Could Sink Brexit

As we approach a Brexit deadline, negotiations for a withdrawal deal could depend on cod, mackerel, and herring.

The Gasoline Taxes That Are Hit by Covid-19

Rarely mentioned, the revenue generated by gasoline taxes in the U.S. and Europe has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

How French Fries Are Like French Cheese

Global lockdowns have created supply problems for Belgian French fries and French cheese because households cannot make up for decreased commercial demand.

How Chargers and Railroad Tracks are Similar

If the European Union mandates common charger standardization, consumers might applaud but Apple says there is a hidden downside.

Where Illegal Activities Give the GDP New Highs

Adding together the goods and services we produce in the GDP, statisticians wonder if they should include illegal economic activities.

The Fights That Migrating Fish Fuel

When global warming causes fish migration, the impact involves much more than species survival, nutrition, and ocean temperatures.

The EU Budget Battle

Called a “budget bloodbath,” the European Union (EU) cannot decide where to get the billions of euros it will no longer receive from the U.K.

The Ripple of a No Deal Brexit

When we follow the trail of a no deal Brexit, the massive ripple of its impact ranges from intangible uncertainty to a real impact on business activity.