Blog/European Union

Has Draghi Just Lost It?

QUESTION: Why are long-term yields on risky European debt below that of US Treasuries? Is this the European bubble madness? HN, Frankfurt ANSWER: This is [...]

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EU Demand Germany Pay More to Make Up for BREXIT

  The EU Commission is calling on Germany to pay up to €12 billion more annually into the EU’s pocket for the European budget. With Brexit, there [...]

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London Remains the Financial Capital for Market Execution

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; You have said that Brexit is good for Britain and that the financial center could never move to Paris or Frankfurt and survive. Can you [...]

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Cologne Institute of German Business Warns of Deposit Protection May Not Survive in Europe

The Cologne Institute of German Business sees in the planned European deposit insurance is simply incapable of proving protection against a bank crash in Europe. [...]

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Greece & the Debt Crisis

The entire EU Crisis began precisely on schedule on the Political Pi Turning point from the major high in 2007. Precisely on the day of the ECM turning point, [...]

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The New Head of the EU Commission – they Call Him the “Monster”

Martin Selmayr, nicknamed “the Monster” by colleagues because of his fearsome reputation, has become the new European Commission Director General – the [...]

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Has the ECB Been Manipulating the Euro?

There have been persistent rumblings behind the curtain that the ECB has been “frowning” on anyone taking short positions on the Euro. They have already [...]

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Hungary Election Also Shows EU’s Days are Numbered

Viktor Orban has clearly won the parliamentary elections in Hungary winning 74.6% of the votes on Sunday in Budapest. His party could take 134 seats in the [...]

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Italian Elections – Another Nail in the Coffin of Brussels?

The Italian election results are in and once again it demonstrates that correlating economics with voting, you end up with a far more accurate forecast. Trying to [...]

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GDPR – Are You Ready?

The new so-called “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) of the EU goes into full force on May 25, 2018. GDPR is a serious measure which is really [...]

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