Norway’s Lowest Trade Surplus in 17 Years

The Norwegian trade balance continues to deteriorate as oil loses significance. When surpluses turn to deficits, the NOK will be affected. In these situations, nations (Central Banks) generally like to see their currencies weaken to boost exports. Norges Bank recently indicated that a rate cut …

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Friday Humor: Global Racism Index

Economic and trading group, Insider Monkey, has combined the findings from two separate surveys in race relations and compiled a ranking of the 25 most racist countries. Although racism is no laughing matter, the survey results are quite surprising. (My parents come from India but …

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What Letters from Norway Is and Isn’t

In my conversations with local Norwegians, I can see that people are starved for a new perspective, better explaining current events. The goal of this site is to supplement current events stories with a new perspective and factual analysis, which are relevant to Norway. I …

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