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Should You Bet On A French Tony Blair?

May 14th, 2017 · No Comments

The French elected a sensible reformer for President, considering the alternatives that is the best outcome for the economy and stocks. Macron was elected on an explicit reform platform, he should have a mandate. But the French have a history of balking at reforms. Reforming the French economy will be a long haul, with considerable […]

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France downgraded, trouble looming

November 8th, 2013 · Comments Off on France downgraded, trouble looming

It is an elemental misjudgement. Yes, there may be small countries where this applies. They can hope to export their way out of trouble, if they have a high enough trade gearing. They may be able to overcome the debt deflation shock if their debt levels are low enough. If not, they can go to […]

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The slump in France threatens the euro

June 7th, 2013 · Comments Off on The slump in France threatens the euro

France’s plight was initially apparent in the economy, which has been stagnating for five years, because French state capitalism no longer works. But the crisis reaches deeper than that. via The slump in France threatens the euro.

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