armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Feb 22, 2017
To win the election in Germany, the SPD & Greens want to move to change the law regarding voting rights. Essentially, they want to give the refugees a right to vote. They need not be an EU citizen nor do they need to pay […]
financialsense.com / GARY DORSCH / 02/21/2017
On February 7th, France’s Finance chief Michel Sapin, trying to stem the rise in French borrowing costs in recent weeks, on uncertainty regarding the outcome of the upcoming French election, warned traders who were betting against the Euro and betting a on victory by Marine Le Pen, – they […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 21, 2017 11:16 AM
Two days ago, when describing the two opposing foreign policy tracks emerging within Trump’s administration (which led to disappointment inside Russia, which was hoping for a more aggressive detente between Putin and Trump), we said that “there are two clear axes developing within the […]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Constantin Gurdgiev / February 20, 2017
An interesting study from German’s CESIfo on the potential impact of a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Community: http://www.cesifo-group.de/de/ifoHome/publications/docbase/details.html?docId=19267749.
Top of the line conclusions:
EU side: “According to Ifo’s research results, a comprehensive agreement between the EU and the Eurasian Economic […]
ibankcoin.com / Dr. Fly / Feb 20, 2017
Nothing seems to be able to rattle markets, not Trump, not the specter of World War 3, not the rise of Marine Le Pen — who is literally promising to tell both NATO and the EU to fuck off. Does anyone have any idea what […]
There is only one way to prevent endless #Brexit discussion madness: Don't discuss things with mad men, just leave! https://t.co/mHb2qSxuVE
— Mike Mish Shedlock (@MishGEA) February 19, 2017
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 19, 2017
Before the EU is willing to enter trade talks with the UK, it wants […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 17, 2017 7:22 AM
In a fiery speech delivered in London aimed to show U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May that she won’t get everything her own way, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Tony Blair urged opponents of Brexit to “rise up” and fight to change the British […]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 15 FEBRUARY 2017
This is why a wave of populism is sweeping the EU bureaucrats aside.
A similar wave of populism is underway in the US.
The reasons for it are obvious: the abuse of the law and of power in the service of a ‘fortunate’ few in a self-selected class of […]
financialsense.com / MATTHEW KERKHOFF / 02/14/2017
After years of fighting against the forces of deflation, many areas of the world, including the US, are experiencing a rebound in inflation and growth prospects. The promise of rising prices and accelerating economic growth are causing asset prices to head higher, but how long will this phenomenon […]
thedailysheeple.com / MELISSA DYKES / FEBRUARY 13, 2017
On January 23rd, many Americans rejoiced as Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the TPP.
The only problem is, the TPP is about to get replaced with something even worse.
Quietly in the background, discussed in meetings even more secretive than those under which […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Feb 12, 2017
President of the European Union Jean-Claude Juncker has announced his departure saying he fears the breakup of the EU and says there is just too much defeatism in Europe. The EU has refused to listen and its fixed goal on a federalized Europe has […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Feb 9, 2017
The EU leadership is really trying to make Great Britain pay dearly for voting to exit the Community. Like the socialists in American, it’s our way or no way. The left may call the right the “deplorables” but the left are the “intolerables” who refuse […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Feb 8, 2017
Europe could become the site of a new global war in the East as tensions build there against refugees and the economic decline fosters old wounds. The EU is deeply divided over the refugee issue and thus it is fueling its own demise and has […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Feb 7, 2017
With the election coming up in France, Le Pen is praising Donald Trump for putting his people first. “The European Union has failed,” she declared. She vows to return control of France also back to the people. Le Pen promises to exit the EU, […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 4, 2017
As prominent MEPs are slamming US President Donald Trump‘s choice for ambassador to Brussels, RT’s Afshin Rattansi sat down with Ted Malloch for his personal views on the matter.
RT: The EU parliament is somehow trying to veto your appointment as the next ambassador […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 2, 2017 9:03 AM
The British government published its long-awaited White Paper on Brexit, which formally lays out its strategy for the U.K.’s exit from the European Union. The 77-page document was presented in the House of Commons on Thursday by David Davis, the minister in charge of […]
zerohedge.com / by Soren Kern / Feb 2, 2017
The policy positions of Schulz and Merkel on key issues are virtually identical: Both candidates are committed to strengthening the EU, maintaining open-door immigration policies, pursuing multiculturalism and quashing dissent from the so-called far right. Regardless of who wins, Germany is unlikely to undergo many course […]
europac.com / By John Browne / Tuesday, January 31, 2017
At the Washington joint press conference with Prime Minister May held on January 27th, President Trump told the watching world, “Brexit is going to be a wonderful thing.” The meeting did much to clear the way for Britain to stand alone and enter trade with […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / January 31, 2017
President Donald Trump and his advisors have taken on the EU and the Euro. Specifically, Peter Navarro, the head of Mr Trump’s National Trade Council, said euro was like an “implicit Deutsche Mark” and “grossly undervalued”.
German chancellor Angela Merkel responded Germany “will not influence […]
mishtalk.com / By Mike “Mish” Shedlock / January 31, 2017 4:32:42
Trump has made it clear he does not like the EU. He prefers bilateral negotiations. And like it or not, Trump is succeeding in his efforts to split. the EU.
How Trump is Dividing the EU
It took Donald Trump less than a […]
gata.org / 2017-01-31 12:50
Trump’s Top Trade Adviser Accuses Germany of Currency Exploitation
By Shawn Donnan Finanancial Times, London Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Germany is using a “grossly undervalued” euro to exploit the United States and its EU partners, Donald Trump’s top trade adviser has said in comments that are likely to trigger alarm in […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 31, 2017 6:54 AM
The Trump administration just fired the first shot in the US-European currency, and thus trade, wars when Trump’s top trade advisor Peter Navarro accused Germany of using a “grossly undervalued” euro to “exploit the US and its EU partners“, the FT reported noting the […]
zerohedge.com / by Iben Thranholm / Jan 30, 2017
Recently Marie Krarup, a member of the Danish Parliament for the Danish People’s Party – contacted me to say that the EU task force East Stratcom has placed me on a list branding me as a pro-Russian propagandist and is accusing me of spreading […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Jan 31, 2017
The European Union’s chief BREXIT negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, told Reuters that Donald Trump is part of a three-pronged attempt to undermine the European Union. His comments reflect just how deranged the EU politicians really are for they will accept no blame whatsoever for any […]