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The Euro Crisis is Unfolding on Schedule

By admin / May 29, 2018

  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 warned, there is NO BID. Interest rates for Italian debt have almost doubled in a matter of days. Who in their right mind will buy […]

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Draghi Calls for Consolidation of Debts?

By admin / May 18, 2018

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 to work. RGV, Brussels REPLY: I do not lobby. It is rather common knowledge I have made those proposals since the EU commission attended […]

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

By admin / May 17, 2018

The EU migration chief, Dimitris Avramopoulos, has demonstrated that politicians are just so out of touch with reality they are securing their own demise. Avramopoulos has made a speech that Europe is set to absorb massive waves of migration “for the decades to come” and that the EU will “never become a fortress” building walls to keep people […]

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Has Draghi Just Lost It?

By admin / May 9, 2018

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 unquestionably a bubble, but the buyer has been the ECB (European Central Bank). Yields on risky European bonds have been driven below the yields of long-dated US securities. The financial system […]

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EU Demand Germany Pay More to Make Up for BREXIT

By admin / May 7, 2018

  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 will be a gap in their funding of some €3.5 to €4 billion euros. The EU, in reality, would have less to monitor, but there are never any savings in government. […]

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London Remains the Financial Capital for Market Execution

By admin / May 5, 2018

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 elaborate on that topic for us Brits? GS ANSWER: It is amazing that the politicians are so clueless and the heads of the banks are far too […]

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The New Head of the EU Commission – they Call Him the “Monster”

By admin / April 13, 2018

Martin Selmayr, nicknamed “the Monster” by colleagues because of his fearsome reputation, has become the new European Commission Director General – the man in charge of the European Commission. He has been one of Brussels’ most controversial EU officials and he was unexpectedly put in charge of the entire EU civil service. Selmayr, who was chief […]

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