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TRADE WAR ESCALATES: Europe Threatens US With $300 Billion In Tariffs

The trade war continues to escalate as Europe has threatened the United States with $300 billion worth of tariffs. The threats come as a retaliation against the US, which insisted on moving forward with duties on European cars. US President Donald Trump recently threatened imports of European cars with a 20 percent tariff if Brussels […]

Forget Catalonia, Flanders Is The Real Test Case Of EU Separatism!

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Catalonia’s separatist campaign has dominated European headlines for the past couple of weeks, but it’s really the northern Belgian region of Flanders which will serve as a barometer over whether large chunks of the EU will fall apart into a collection of identity-centric statelets prior to the bloc’s […]

Draghi’s Speech in Brussels and Gold / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / MAY 30, 2017 On Monday, Draghi held his quarterly hearing before the European Parliament. What does it mean for the gold market? The topic of Monday’s hearing was the role of financial innovation, but Draghi also reviewed the economic outlook and discussed the monetary policy stance. The key takeaway from his introductory […]

In Watershed Event, Europe Unveils Plan To Securitize Sovereign Debt / by Tyler Durden / May 30, 2017  3:13 PM Less than a decade after various complex, synthetic, squared, cubed and so on securitized debt structures nearly brought down the financial system, here come “Sovereign Bond-Backed Securities.” Moments ago, the FT reported that in a watershed event for the European – and global – bond markets, Brussels […]

Macron to Hand All Sovereignty to Brussels / by Martin Armstrong / May 11, 2017 Emmanuel Macron’s victory promises no change for Europe and it has been the blessing Brussels wanted so badly to further advance the federalization of Europe. Macron will surrender far more French sovereignty to Brussels than anyone suspects based upon reliable sources. Macron is a technocrat and the youngest President […]

McCain: “The New World Order Is Under Enormous Strain” / by Tyler Durden / Mar 25, 2017 8:12 AM It was a bumper day for John McCain when on Friday Donald Trump’s Republican nemesis gloated as Trump’s “art of the deal” collapsed in the last minute, after the President and Ryan-led effort to repeal Obamacare suffered what appears to be a terminal setback. In the wake […]

Excessive Debt Procedures: EC Warns Italy over Debt, Five Star Movement Will Benefit / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / February 22, 2017 In a move bound to help Beppe Grillo’s Five Star movement, Brussels Warns Italy to Cut Public Debt by April. The European Commission said on Wednesday that Italy’s debt represented “a major source of vulnerability” as it urged Rome to meet its commitments to adopt pension reforms […]

Greece said considering ditching euro in favor of dollar / By Gareth Davies via Daily Mail, London / February 14, 2017 Greece is said to be considering ditching the euro in favour of the U.S. dollar in a devastating move that would humiliate Brussels. Donald Trump’s pick for EU ambassador Ted Malloch claimed senior Greek economists are looking into taking on the American banknotes […]

Juncker Pleads with Hofer: “No Referendums” (Will of People Must be Suppressed)

@BrexitCentral Juncker won't take away the right of people to express views, except where it counts: the ballot box. — Mike Mish Shedlock (@MishGEA) November 30, 2016 / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / November 29, 2016 European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker issued a warning to Austrian presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, regarding referendums. Hofer, an anti-immigration, candidate […]

End of Euro in Italy: Renzi Faces Three Opposition Parties, All Rabidly Anti-Euro / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / November 21, 2016 The nannycrats in Brussels better be working on plan B. Plan A, never let a country leave the Eurozone, is set to fail, sooner or later, and in a country big enough to have massive repercussions. On December 4, Italy holds a referendum that would give sweeping […]