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The EU’s Greatest Achievements, According To Europeans

A year on from the UK's Brexit referendum, Prime Minister Theresa May is set to visit Brussels today and outline her government's negotiating position on the future rights of EU citizens living in the UK. As Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, a recently released Chatham House-Kantar survey found that freedom to live and work across the EU is considered one of […]

Prepare For A Surge In Volume: Russell Rebalance Day Is Here

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 23, 2017 7:00 AM Welcome to the one year anniversary of the Brexit vote. Welcome also to the annual Russell rebalance, traditionally one of the busiest trading days of the year: according to Bloomberg, last year’s rebalance helped propel a near record turnover of over 15 billion shares, as a result […]

“Brexit Is A Lose-Lose” – George Soros Slams Brits’ “False Hopes” As UK Economy Nears “Tipping Point”

A day after Brexit negotiations officially began, and seemingly unable to get over the result of democracy, George Soros is once again rattling his op-ed sabre, proclaiming the ignorance of British 'brexit' voters is about to get its come-uppance… Economic reality is beginning to catch up with the false hopes of many Britons.   One […]

Key Events In The Coming Quiet Week: Brexit, Housing And Lots Of Fed Speakers

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 19, 2017 8:55 AM In an otherwise relatively quiet week in which the only upcoming US data is housing, current account and jobless claims, UK politics will again draw attention, one year (on Friday) after the Brexit referendum and as noted earlier, Brexit negotiations begin on Monday, despite lingering political uncertainty […]

“Clear As Mud” Brexit Negotiations Officially Begin: Here’s What To Expect

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 19, 2017 Today Britain and the EU officially begin the first day of formal Brexit negotiations, “aiming for a constructive, orderly launch that avoids a noisy clash on the big policy differences over Britain’s exit”, according to the FT although the sellside reaction was decidedly less optimistic, as summarized by […]

Dollar Mixed while Equities Recover to Start Eventful Week

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / June 19, 2017 The US dollar is mixed against the major currencies, and while it is firmer against the euro and yen, it is within last week’s ranges.   The success of Macron’s new party in France, and the majority is secured, was well anticipated by investors and is having little […]

Hedge Fund CIO: “Why The Hell Did The Fed Hike This Week?”

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 18, 2017 The start of another week is upon us, which means it is time for another excerpt from the latest letter to clients by One River Asset Management CIO Eric Peters, who today writes about last week’s Fed decision, the upcoming balance sheet unwind, the lack of inflation, and […]

Conservatives Prepare “Secret Plot” To Oust UK’s May If She Backs Off “Hard Brexit”

The walls are closing in on UK’s embattled prime minister Theresa May, who after the disastrous outcome in the general election, and following a torrid week in which she faced fierce criticism for her handling of the Grenfell Tower catastrophe, in which 58 people are now presumed dead, is reportedly facing what the Telegraph calls […]

EU Sues Poland, Hungary And Czech Republic For Refusing To Accept Refugees

The European Commission has launched a legal case against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, for refusing to take in asylum seekers, escalating a bitter feud within the 28-nation bloc about how to deal with the Pandora’s box opened up Angela Merkel’s 2015 “Open Door” policy (since shut). The reason for Brussels’ ire is that […]

Brexit and UK election impact UK housing

goldcore.com / By janskoyles / June 14, 2017 Growing evidence of slowdown in UK property market Slow-down in activity in UK housing market in run up to UK election Average UK house prices dropped in the three months to May Halifax report annual house price growth fallen to a four-year low of 3.3 percent. “Political instability breeds […]