Blog/European Union

The Pension Crisis Will Break Up the EU

The German public broadcast agency ARD is proposing structural changes. Due to the low-interest rates, the ECB has placed the agency in hard times with its [...]

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GDPR resulting in Destroying German Internet

After the first week, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe has done far more damage than Brussels ever anticipated. This regulation, which [...]

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Private Blog – Capital Fleeing to US Treasuries & UK Gilts from Europe

Private Blog – Capital Fleeing to US Treasuries & UK Gilts from Europe Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up [...]

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The Euro Crisis is Unfolding on Schedule

  The Euro Crisis is emerging rapidly. The 2Yr BTP Italy debt has jumped 150bp and is now wider by 2.50%. The ECB has been intervening BECAUSE as we have [...]

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Euro Crisis Unfolds as Politics in Italy Views they are Now an Occupied Country

  COMMENT: Mr. Armstrong; You do know that you have been the only analyst who has outlined how, why, and when the euro would go into crisis. You said 2018 [...]

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Draghi Calls for Consolidation of Debts?

COMMENT: You were here in Brussels a few weeks ago. Suddenly, the ECB is talking about the need to merge the debts to prevent a crisis. So your lobbying here seems [...]

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EU Migration Chief Say Europe Will Continue to Take Refugees “For Decades to Come”

The EU migration chief, Dimitris Avramopoulos, has demonstrated that politicians are just so out of touch with reality they are securing their own [...]

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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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