Tag Archives: Politics

The Politics of Semantics

Are you surprised in our “post-truth” world the 2020 Presidential election is going to be framed by one word,  “Socialism?” What exactly is socialism? Bernie Sanders likes to call himself a democratic socialist but immediately identifies with the Scandinavian countries, … Continue reading

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Spain snap election – Euronews

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The Clash of Generations, Fed, China, And The S&P500

We begin the new week with the S&P500 up over 15 percent from the December 26th intraday low at 2346.58 and sitting right at the 100-day moving average (2710.88) and the key .618 Fibo retracement at 2713.88.    Last weekend … Continue reading

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Multiple root problems lie behind Italy’s economic woes – FT

Great synopsis of Italy’s economic and political woes by the FT. The country’s lagging GDP per capita is all you need to know to understand the cause of the political conflict and rise of left-right Italian populism. We were surprised … Continue reading

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Massive Lavender Political Tsunami Forming

They’ll eat their words with a fork and spoon And watch ’em they’ll hit the road And all be surfin’ soon And when they catch a wave they’ll be Sittin’ on top of the world Catch a wave and your … Continue reading

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Two Weeks And Counting For Angela Merkel

Coalition gives her two weeks to find European deal… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/18/me…

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Italy’s New Government: Who’s Who?

After weeks of negotiation the Italian Government is ready to get to work. But who are the key players? … READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/06/it…

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Who is Spain’s new prime minister?

► Read – Spanish parliament votes to replace Rajoy with Sánchez as PM https://on.ft.com/2JbWrCt

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New Italian government readies for power

Italy’s new government is set to be sworn in on Friday (June 1). Alongside Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Matteo Salvini, leader of The League, will serve as Interior Minister; Luigi Di Maio, leader of Five-Star, will be MInister of Industry … Continue reading

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Europe Has A Big Problem

Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella,  named Carlo Cottarelli, prime minister as the attempt to form a left-right populist coalition government fell apart after Mattarella’s veto of Eurosceptic economist, Paolo Savona as finance minister.    An extraordinary development almost tantamount to the Queen … Continue reading

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