Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 25, 2019 Show 623 Hour 2

Great Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016 and the three-year search for a deal has been unsuccessful. Meanwhile, economic growth in Great Britain has flatlined.

Now, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it's "goodbye" by October 31.

Augustana University professors Bill Swart and Jason Harris took students to watch history unfold earlier in the year as part fo the class "Brexit: The Great Divorce and Life After the European Union." They return to In The Moment with fresh insight.

In The Moment ... April 8, 2019 Show 551 Hour 1

The positive jobs report in America means its a good time for the dollar. Meanwhile, troubles with Brexit are pinching the British pound. That seems logical, yet movements in foreign exchange rates are prickly to predict.

Joe Santos, professor of macroeconomics at South Daktoa State University, explains the exchange rate as part of In The Moment's ongoing Morning Macro series.

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A Class On Brexit

Jan 30, 2019
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 30, 2019 Show 505 Hour 2

It's one thing to follow the ongoing news of Brexit. It's another to watch history unfold in person.

Augustana University students and professors recently returned from Great Britain as part of the course "Brexit: The Great Divorce and Life After the European Union."

Augustana professors Jason Harris and William Swart detail the class and the trip.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... April 10, 2018 Show 312 Hour 1

How important is a border? And what's at stake when the scaffolding of peace is rearranged at its foundation?
Today marks 20 years of the Good Friday agreement. That means two decades of peace in a region once plagued by attacks and violence. But the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is making headlines once again, as the European Union prepares for Brexit.

We're joined by Augustana University professors Patrick Hicks and Bill Swart.

Augustana University

Lori Walsh talks with Augustana University professor Patrick Hicks, a citizen of the European Union. He joins Dakota Midday to talk about the shockwaves from Brexit. From the geographic to the economic impact, Hicks recaps the latest news regarding the UK’s exit from the European Union and talks about what it means for Americans.

Brexit Could Benefit South Dakota Business

Jun 25, 2016

After Thursday’s vote to leave the European Union, the UK’s business future is still hazy. But for South Dakota, one expert thinks this new opportunity could result in further trade abroad.

Brexit’s Impact On South Dakota

Jun 24, 2016

Thursday, a public referendum ended Britain’s participation in the European Union. Officials are giving their thoughts on if the move will affect the global market.

South Dakota officials say the market has dipped sharply in other countries. However, they say that is not true for the United States. Matt Clark is the State Investment Officer. He says the US market declined about 2%, and that happens on any given week.