mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 23, 2017
THE key obstacle to a reasonable Brexit negotiation is Michel Barnier, the EU’s Brexit negotiator.
Barnier still insists on a role for the European Court of Justice, a non-starter for UK prime minister Theresa May. Barnier also insists on an exit bill and “principles” before […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 22, 2017
Recent polls for Italian politicians supporting the eurozone and EU have collapsed.
Pro-Europe polls are highly likely to get worse as a further splintering of Matteo Renzi’s PD party takes place.
It is not out of question for Beppe Grillo’s eurosceptic Five Star Movement (M5S) […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 21, 2017
The G20 watered down free trade rhetoric but Italy wants to try again.
Italy will host the next G7 meeting, and Italy’s Prime Minister calls for G7 to Challenge Donald Trump.
Italy has called on G7 countries to reject protectionism at their summit in […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 20, 2017
The UK announced it would file Article 50 on March 29. At that time, control over the timing and structure of negotiations goes to the EU.
It’s a symbolic victory for the EU. The bottom line is the UK can walk away anytime and […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 20, 2017
It appears that the long-awaited Article 50 trigger, officially beginning the Brexit process, will take place next Wednesday, March 29, because moments ago a Theresa May spokesman confirmed a report in the UK’s CityAM, reporting that Article 50 will be triggered next Wednesday.
U.K. TO […]
sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / MARCH 17, 2017,
The most commonly cited bullish arguments in favor of gold right now are the problems faced by the Old Continent, mainly the elections in certain countries. So let’s analyze them individually to consider their potential impact on the gold market.
On March 15, the general election […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 16, 2017
Nigel Farage interviewed French presidential candidate Marie le Pen this week. It’s a 40-minute interview covering many topics. One key idea stood out: Le Pen discussed the “Prison of the EU”.
Le Pen is correct, the EU is not a free trade union, it is […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / March 16, 2017
– Gold up 1.8%, silver up 2.6% – Fed signals slow rate rises – Dollar sells off as Fed raises 0.25% to target range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent on inflation outlook and “ebullient” stocks – Gold’s biggest 1 day percentage gain since September […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 15, 2017
Current Netherlands’ prime minister Mark Rutte performed better than expected, and anti-immigration challenger Geert Wilders worse than expected in Wednesday elections.
Totals are not final, and some media outlets still refer to exit polls, but with some returns in, Reuters proclaims Dutch PM Rutte […]
zerohedge.com/ Authored by Vijeta Uniyal / Mar 15, 2017 12:47 PM
As it now turns out, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was right about a “secret deal” all along. In a government report published last month by the German newspaper Rheinische Post, experts recommended an annual intake of up to 300,000 migrants a year for […]
zerohedge.com / by Peter Korzun via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Mar 15, 2017
Hit by a wave of crises, the European Union is urgently searching a new model of functioning in order to survive in one form or another. The need to balance between unity and diversity is a dilemma faced currently […]
caseyresearch.com / By Nick Giambruno / March 14, 2017
Editor’s note: Today we have an urgent essay to share with you from Crisis Investing editor Nick Giambruno. You see, right now, a dangerous shift is playing out in Europe… one that could change the continent’s political landscape in a way not seen since before World […]
ibankcoin.com / Dr. Fly / Mar 14, 2017
Back in the 13th century, Hungary was at the front lines of the Golden Horde’s invasion into Europe. It is widely believed that their transformative defensive tactics of building walled cities helped fend off the Mongolians — saving the rest of Europe from an eventual Mongolian occupation.
zerohedge.com / Authored by Judith Bergmann via The Gatestone Institute / Mar 14, 2017 1:00 PM
Uninhibited by the obvious fear of their citizens, the EU nevertheless carries on its immigration policies. Ironically, Western political elites consider this clearly widespread sentiment against Muslim immigration “racist” and “Islamophobic” and consequently disregard it — thereby empowering […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 14, 2017
A ruling by the European Union’s top court on Tuesday, which allows companies to bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols, has set off a storm of complaint from rights groups and religious leaders. With its first ruling on a hot […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / March 14, 2017
UK Prime Minister May got the parliamentary approval the courts ruled was necessary to formally trigger Article 50. It is not clear what UKshe will lead out the EU. Scotland is beginning the legal proceedings to hold another referendum on independence. There is some talk […]
mises.org / Ryan McMaken / March 14, 2017
The BBC reports today that Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced she’ll seek a new referendum on Scottish independence to be held in late 2018 or early 2019:
That would coincide with the expected conclusion of the UK’s Brexit negotiations. The Scottish first minister said the […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 13, 2017
In the midst of various Frexit, Italexit, and Grexit battles, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced she will seek a Second Scottish Independence Referendum.
Recall that Nicola Sturgeon succeeded Alex Salmond as First Minister of Scotland following his resignation in the wake of the defeat […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 13, 2017 12:51 PM
With less than 48 hours until polling begins in the first major European election of the year, Bloomberg reports that snap polls show support for the anti-Islam, euroskeptic Freedom Party of populist Geert Wilders being re-energized after the last few days chaotic events […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 13, 2017 11:33 AM
The bizarre diplomatic scandal that erupted over the weekend, after the Netherlands banned several prominent Turkish politicians from organizing and participating in pro-Erdogan rallies just days ahead of the Dutch general election where immigration will be perhaps the most important topic, and which prompted […]
ibankcoin.com / Dr. Fly / Mar 13, 2017
Scotland’s leader, Nicola Sturgeon, said she was going to prepare the groundwork for a second independence referendum — after losing one miserably in 2014 by 10%. The causation for this level of absurdity is due to the UKs decision to leave the EU.
What Nicola intends to […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / March 10, 2017
James Rickards: Long-Term Forecast For $10,000 Gold
James Rickards, geopolitical and monetary expert and best selling author of the ‘The New Case for Gold’ has written an interesting piece for the Daily Reckoning on why he believes gold will reach $10,000 in the long term.
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Ashley Moore via Money Morning / March 9, 2017
Greece is running out of money. Now with a debt repayment of €8.26 billion ($8.74 billion) due in July, the economic crisis in Greece could have a major impact on the portfolios of investors around the globe.
While investors in the United […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 8, 2017
As the European Union continues to threaten member states with fines for “falling short” of fulfilling their duties to help international refugees (see “EU Threatens Member States With Fines Over Failure To Accept Refugees“), the daily reminders of why a wave of nationalism is sweeping […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Posted Mar 8, 2017
The EU is in serious trouble on all fronts. They are lashing out trying to maintain the supremacy of Brussels to dictate to the rest of Europe. Now the Polish MP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski has been threatened with expulsion for opposing the European Council President […]