Cost of Political Party Membership in the EU

When I was a kid, I completely ignored politicians and thought they were unnecessary. Now, I understand they are here to represent the people and try to prevent that different groups inside our society kill each other by defining the rules of how our communities work. I am interested to bring my thoughts into this by joining a political party. There are big differences in how much such a membership costs in a country, but even bigger ones when you compare political parties from different countries.
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SolarWinds Stock Analysis

When the SolarWinds supply chain attack happened in 2020, I didn’t really get deep into what SolarWinds does because I had to focus on day-to-day business. But now, in 2022, I found out what SolarWinds does because I was searching for monitoring solutions myself. In this article I want to cover the current valuation, a description of what SolarWinds does and my thoughts about the future. Valuation As of March 12, the company trades at 11.
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Influence of Sanctions on Economies

The current events in Ukraine led to many economic sanctions against Russia. Despite this war is the result of leaders, not their citizens, the West decided to define many very hard sanctions which resulted into making it impossible to trade with Russian Stocks right now. (After the close of the Moscow Exchange, ADRs listed in the US and GDRs listed on the London Stock Exchange also can’t be bought anymore)
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Alternatives to SWIFT

In all the recent news to the War between Russia and Ukraine, I always ask myself about the economic consequences. Recently the EU and US declared a ban of SWIFT currently focused on the state owned banks (which are also the biggest banks in Russia). What’s SWIFT exactly? Before getting into possible alternatives to SWIFT, let’s dive into what the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication is. It is an Organization with HQ in Belgium which defines Standards and Services for the transaction of financial information.
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The Russian-Ukrainian War and the Stock Market

In 2008 Russia fought against Georgia in the Russo-Georgian War. This resulted into a catastrophic situation for the people which live in the areas occupied by Russia. Still today, Russia claims that parts of Georgia are “independent” Countries which do not belong to Georgia. So why do I start with this story? It’s simply because yesterday Putin officially announced to marsh into Ukraine and basically has the same strategy: he says parts of Ukraine are “independent” Countries which need to be free from Ukraine.
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