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Category Archives: Multi-speed Europe

Gold Will Be Safe Haven Again In Looming EU Crisis

Gold will be safe haven again in looming EU crisis – EU crisis is no longer  just about debt but about political discontent– EU officials refuse to acknowledge changing face of politics across the union– Catalonia shows measures governments will use to maintain control– EU currently holds control over banks accounts and ability to use cash– […]

Traders Paralyzed, Markets Flat Ahead Of Today’s Main Event: The ECB’s Taper Announcement

US equity futures and Asian shares are flat this morning with European shares treading water ahead of the ECB’s policy meeting in which it’s expected to announce a tapering to its €60bn in monthly QE. On this busiest day of Q3 earnings season, companies set to report earnings include Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Intel, while […]

Mario Draghi Explains His Apparent Hawkish-to-Dovish Flip-Flop – ECB Press Conference Live Feed

Bund yields and the euro are lower after the ECB statement seemed to tilt dovishly – with Draghi proclaiming there’s more “whatever it takes” if we need it – painting quite a different picture from his normalization chatter a few weeks back. We are sure he will explain himself fully to avoid any and all […]

The European Commission doesn’t agree with the ECB …

In the Eurozone it’s not just the European Central Bank which publishes its forecasts on a regular basis, but the European Commission also releases its own expectations. And those don’t necessarily agree with the ECB’s assessments! In its Spring Economic Forecast, which was released last week, the EC is now clearly more positive about the […]

“It’s Not A War Crime” – EU Finance Chief Attempts To Defend His “Women & Booze” Outburst

The head of eurozone finance chiefs has hit back following his recent comments on troubled European countries, telling the media “it looks like I committed a war crime.” He insists that all he wanted to express was the idea that “solidarity is not charity.” At the end of March, Jeroen Dijsselbloem had said that “I cannot […]

Goodbye Old EU, Hello New Multi-Speed Europe

Authored by Peter Korzun via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Hit by a wave of crises, the European Union is urgently searching a new model of functioning in order to survive in one form or another. The need to balance between unity and diversity is a dilemma faced currently by the bloc. Currencies, politics and interests […]

Euroskeptics Enraged At Europe’s Open Borders After Details Of Berlin Killer’s Trip Emerge

Shortly after the Berlin truck terrorism suspect Anis Amri was killed in a shoot out with Milan police, railway tickets found on Amri’s body showed he had traveled from Chambery in south-eastern France to Turin and then on to Milan, according to Italy’s Ansa. Which is strange because while he kept ticket stubs, he had […]