“Ireland is the Lionel Messi of getting other people’s money. Trump might end that."

Stephen Kinsella, economic commentator of the year, on whywe need to start treating Irish businesses the way we do multinationals

19th February, 2017
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The stock market is reaching new highs. People are talking about inflation again. Goldman Sachs has never had it so good. Corporate mergers and takeovers are happening. Everyone is looking to US president Donald Trump and his policies as the engine of world economic growth. Despite the volatility he personally injects, things seem to be going well.

Though you’d never know it listening to Trump, unemployment is at a historic low, as is crime, bankruptcies...

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