zerohedge.com / by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute / Mar 22, 2017
“If the Macron bubble doesn’t pop, this may portend the realignment, not just of French politics, but Western politics in general, away from the left-right division that has defined Western politics since the French Revolution, towards a division between the people and […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / March 21, 2017
Growing confidence that Le Pen will not be the next president of France following the televised debate for which two polls showed Macron doing best has lifted the euro and reduced the French interest rate premium over Germany. The euro pushed through $1.0800 after initially […]
financialsense.com / FS STAFF / 03/20/2017
Based on his big picture macro-outlook, Felix Zulauf told Financial Sense Newshour listeners last August that he expected three likely outcomes: the US stock market would rally (regardless of who was elected) until around Spring of 2017, the US dollar would push higher in an ongoing bull market, and […]
21stcenturywire.com / BY NEWS ALERT / MARCH 18, 2017
Earlier today a 39 year old French citizen by the name of Ziyed Ben Belgacem, said to have a criminal history and also radicalised during a previous prison sentence, was shot by soldiers at Paris Orly Airport after it was reported he tried to […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 16, 2017
Update: French police say one man has been arrested and a second person is possibly on the run following a shooting at a high school in Grasse. Additionally, Reuters adds that the Grasse high school shooting was between 2 students and is not terror related, […]
zerohedge.com / by Matt Purple via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Mar 15, 2017
Polls missed the last two nationalist tremors; they may miss a third
Think of François Fillon as a more polished and experienced Ted Cruz. He might have been president of France until everything came crashing down.
Fillon is a […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 14, 2017 10:33 AM
Having explored the various ‘-gates’ that are hovering over French presidential candidate Francois Fillon this morning, it appears his vow to keep fighting may just be about to end. France’s Canard Enchaine reports that Fillon has been formally charged today with misuse of […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 13, 2017
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is largely correct about things that need to be done to heal France. However, his message is lost in Penelopegate, Loangate, Suitgate, and Nosegate.
Please consider François Fillon’s Taste in Bespoke Suits Draws Criticism.
The embattled French presidential hopeful on […]
ibankcoin.com / Dr. Fly / Mar 12, 2017
It’s imperative that Wall Street be afforded the opportunity to pile up investment banking fees in China — before the whole kit and kaboodle goes bust and the Chinese reinvigorate the ancient ritual of cannibalism to fend off mass starvation.
In light of the fact that […]
jonrappoport.wordpress.com / by Jon Rappoport / March 7, 2017
If a chronic thief and a liar and a con artist told you what other thieves were doing, would believe him?
Perhaps if you were crazy.
The CIA states that Russia hacked the US election campaign in order to sway the vote to Trump.
In my […]
kingworldnews.com / March 07, 2017
With continued uncertainty in global markets, the notes below take a look Bob Doll, China, France, and the important gap…
But first, here is a quick note from Peter Boockvar about China’s reserves…
China’s FX reserves in February got its 3 handle back with a total of $3.005T, up from […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 6, 2017 12:45 PM
While French presidential polls remain volatile, and according to some, rather useless in light of the polling industry’s striking failure to forecast either Brexit or Trump’s victory, one person is looking beyond the daily headlines and gyrations, which have suggested a surge for Macron […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / March 6, 2017
“Think About and Prepare For” End Of Euro – TV3 Agenda Interview
David McWilliams interviewed Lara Marlowe and Cormac Lucey about the elections in France (April 23 and May 7) for TV3’s Agenda and the short interview about the French elections, Le Pen and the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 2, 2017
Having recently joined her competitor Francois Fillon in facing the French legal system over possible embezzlement charges of her own, after her chief of staff and bodyguard were detained by police last week, the push to isolate and crack down on the anti-establishment presidential candidate […]
Incident de l'inauguration de la LGV Tours-Bordeaux. Coup de feu accidentel. Un vigile s'est tiré dans la jambe…
— Eric Béziat (@ericbeziat) February 28, 2017
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 28, 2017 1:12 PM
A police sharpshooter accidentally opened fire during a speech by French President Francis Hollande, injuring […]
financialsense.com / STRATFOR / 02/28/2017
This year will prove decisive for the eurozone. Between March and September, the Netherlands, France, and Germany will hold general elections whose outcomes will help determine the future of Europe’s common currency. Italy, too, may hold a vote by the end of the year. In light of the uncertainty […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 27, 2017
The leaders of the lower chambers of parliament of Germany, Italy, France, and Luxembourg have called for a European “Federal Union” in an open letter published in Italian newspaper La Stampa on Sunday.
In the letter, four representatives of EU governments – Claude Bartolone […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 26, 2017 5:00 PM
The pre-Brexit complacency – echoed by the polls, the media, and the establishment – is absolutely not being repeated ahead of France’s looming election. While bond spreads have blown out, investor fear in the European equity options market is considerably worse than pre-Brexit.
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black / February 22, 2017
On May 23, 1719, one of the greatest financial bubbles in the history of the world kicked off when the Compagnie Perpetuelle des Indes was granted a monopoly by the French monarchy over all the trading rights of all French colonies worldwide.
The company’s stock […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / February 22, 2017
February has been cruel to the euro. Of the sixteen sessions this month, counting today, the euro has risen in four, and two of those were last week. Its new four-day slide pushed it below $1.05 for the first time in six weeks as European […]
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 Yves Mamou / Feb 21, 2017
France’s Muslim population could quickly grow to close to 15-17 million, but no one can know precisely unless the law prohibiting the official collection of ethnic data is changed. These figures do not take into consideration the Muslim population that immigrated to France from North Africa […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Feb 21, 2017
The riots in France against police have now spread becoming a contagion of civil unrest in Europe as youth attack police now in Stockholm’s Rinkeby district. Groups of youths have set fire to several cars and plundered businesses as well. It seems we are looking […]
goldswitzerland.com / By Egon von Greyerz / February 18, 2017
We have recently had some significant news about the sovereign gold market that makes the unclarity even more unclear. Central banks and the BIS in Basel go to great length to tell the world absolutely nothing about their gold dealings. All transactions are carried […]
financialsense.com / BILL WITHERELL / 02/17/2017
The recovery in the Eurozone economies is firming with respect to private consumption and investment, with higher employment and labor income, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). Yet financial markets are on edge as a result of heightened political risk, with important elections coming up in the Netherlands, […]