Tag Archives: Election

Catalonia’s High Stakes Election

http://www.euronews.com/ It is the final day of campaigning in the regional assembly elections in Catalonia, a campaign that has become increasingly acrimonious and personal. The stakes could not be higher for Madrid, as Spanish unity is on the line because … Continue reading

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How tight is the U.S. presidential election?

The race is suddenly so tight in the nine battleground states that each side is looking at a single Congressional district in Maine whose one electoral vote, in the event of an exceedingly tight outcome, could decide whether Mr. Romney … Continue reading

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Will the Republican “Young Guns” Lasso Gold?

We’ve commented that an off-radar risk to gold is the hard money inclinations of the Republican leadership.¬† A Republican House in the next Congress is a done deal according to the prediction markets.¬†¬†Intrade gives the scenario a 75 percent probability. … Continue reading

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