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Issues in the French presidential run-off

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Euro Trashed

As we posted last week,  Enter French Politics (and Dutch). (click here if video is not observable)

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Enter French Politics

President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist candidate Francois Hollande will likely emerge Sunday as the top two vote-getters in the first round of France’s Presidential election.  The run-off is set for May 6th.  Intrade gives Hollande more than an 80 percent … Continue reading

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France’s River of de Nile

Good Economist cover story of the upcoming French elections.  Keep this one on your radar, folks, it could start moving the market needle.     Here’s a little taste of the article, Yet what is most striking about the French … Continue reading

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France’s Campaign Chonicles

Interesting analysis of the French elections with the first round slated for next month and the run-off in May.  Here are the latest polls via Reuters, A survey by TNS-Sofres/Sopra group found that Sarkozy had pulled ahead in voting intentions … Continue reading

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Stratfor: Threats to Europe’s Austerity Coalition

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Berlin and Paris frustrated as Greeks delay bailout talks

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Global Markets: One Large Complex Adaptive System

We once read somewhere that there are 10 to the 180th power possible paths to checkmate in a game of chess.   Similarly,  the global markets are one large complex adaptive system and almost impossible to project their short-term macro … Continue reading

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French Politics Heating Up….

Looks like the elections in France are about to get very interesting.  François Hollande now holds 7 point lead in polls over Sarkozy. (click here if video is not observable)

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Sarkozy breaks silence after French downgrade

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