BREXIT – £36bn Divorce Bill

BREXIT – £36bn Divorce Bill






Downing Street sources have played down reports that the UK is prepared to pay a divorce bill of up to £36bn to try and force progress in stalled Brexit talks. The figure amounting to some €40bn would be offered in a bid to push discussions on from withdrawal and towards a future trade deal. Theresa May is expected […]






UK Economy Has Dropped Since Brexit

UK Economy Has Dropped Since Brexit






Bank of England says Brexit and the uncertainty around it has already hit people’s incomes and is weighing down the economy. Households have cut back on spending and businesses on investment, slowing the economy’s growth. It comes as the Bank downgraded its forecasts for the British economy this year, just days after EU statistics indicated the eurozone […]






BREXIT – National Investment Fund To Support UK Despite Negative Influences

BREXIT – National Investment Fund To Support UK Despite Negative Influences






The Government has proposed setting up a national investment fund to help fledgling UK businesses thrive and compete with their US counterparts, even after Brexit. The Treasury said on Tuesday that a consultation had identified a £4bn funding gap between US and British firms and that the new fund would “help address this gap and boost British business”. It also […]






Brexit – Fight For Euro Clearing

Brexit – Fight For Euro Clearing






The battle to control euro clearing once the U.K. leaves the European Union is getting uglier. LCH, the London Stock Exchange Group Plc unit that dominates euro clearing, wants to stop the European Central Bank from gaining the power to veto its decisions. Eurex Clearing, the Deutsche Boerse AG-owned subsidiary that would probably benefit most if London was […]






UN Plot to Replace Europeans with Refugees Exposed

UN Plot to Replace Europeans with Refugees Exposed






UN Plot to Replace Europeans with Refugees Exposed UN document reveals Y 2000 plan to push massive migration Millions of migrants mostly from Africa and the Middle East have swarmed Europe in the last three years, the result of what has been explained by world leaders as a war-driven “refugee” crisis. Yet, a United Nations […]






Europe’s Mass Migration: The Leaders Vs The People

Europe’s Mass Migration: The Leaders Vs The People






Europe’s Mass Migration: The Leaders Vs The People $MSFT, $FB Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently said in an interview: “…you want to demonstrate generosity and take in refugees. But the more generous you are, the more word gets around about this — which in turn motivates more people to leave Africa. Germany cannot […]






The European Union is Failing, Why?

The European Union is Failing, Why?






The European Union is Failing, Why? What will the future of the European Union be?  Bruce Thornton projects a solution to their future that lies in the EU showing greater respect for the diversity of cultures of its member states. He states, “The challenge facing Europe today is not just reforming its economies or crafting saner immigration […]






EU Hacked Britain’s Election

EU Hacked Britain’s Election






EU Hacked Britain’s Election Europe’s number 1 buffoon Juncker is said to have advised May to call an election because her then 17-seat parliamentary majority was not seen as strong enough to guarantee a strong negotiating position. A larger majority, he allegedly told May, would help her dictate the terms of the divorce bill. The […]






Mario Draghi, “EU Growth Needs More Stimulus”

Mario Draghi, “EU Growth Needs More Stimulus”






Mario Draghi, “EU Growth Needs More Stimulus” The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) says while the economy of the 19-nation Eurozone is improving, but it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday in Brussels, ECB boss Mario Draghi said “the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden across […]






EUR Rallies on Macron Presidential Victory

EUR Rallies on Macron Presidential Victory






EUR Rallies on Macron Presidential Victory $EURUSD EUR rallied to $1.1023 from $1.0998 in early Asia-Pacific Forex trading Monday after pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron, 39 anni, won the French Presidency, scoring a victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen. The single currency reached its highest mark since November on Mr. Macron’s win, but the gains […]






Euro (€) Trading & The Election

Euro (€) Trading & The Election






Euro (€) Trading & The Election Voting is under way in the final round of France’s presidential race after a massive online dump of front runner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign data delivered a final dramatic twist to the country’s most bruising, divisive and significant election in decades. The Brexit spotlight swung last week away from the […]






BREXIT – Latest News

BREXIT – Latest News






BREXIT – Latest News Highlights The chief executive of Goldman Sachs has warned that London’s financial centre will “stall” due to the turmoil of the Brexit process. EU will be a smaller continent, economies will shrink accordingly, and Europe will face a demographic crisis. EU leaders have suggested that the Brexit bill would simply be […]






Gold Marks 5 Month Highs on Geo-Political Concerns

Gold Marks 5 Month Highs on Geo-Political Concerns






Gold Marks 5 Month Highs on Geo-Political Concerns $GLD, $SLV, $SLW, $EXCFF, $GDX Gold rose about 2% to a fresh 5-month high Tuesday as investors sought safe havens from risk on mounting political and security concerns over North Korea, the Middle East and the French election. Spot Gold was up 1.53% at 1,273.44 oz by […]






Scotland Continues to Seek Independence

Scotland Continues to Seek Independence






Scotland Continues to Seek Independence Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on Independence, presenting the British government with a distraction as it prepares to trigger its EU exit aka Brexit. The legislature voted 69-59 to ask the British government to sanction an Independence vote that would be held within the next 2 […]






GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit






GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit Trade between Britain and the GCC totals about $37.5-B annually Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, officials said Monday. Britain cannot formally […]






EU Calls On China to Help Rebuild its Struggling Economy

EU Calls On China to Help Rebuild its Struggling Economy






EU Calls On China to Help Rebuild its Struggling Economy Cooperation with China could help the European Union (EU) to rebuild and strengthen its economy, National Bank of Hungary Governor Gyorgy Matolcsy said Monday. The EU needs to build political, intellectual, financial and human bridges between the EU and China, he said at the Lamfalussy […]






Positive Big Bankers See Regulations Abating Under President Donald Trump

Positive Big Bankers See Regulations Abating Under President Donald Trump






Positive Big Bankers See Regulations Abating Under President Donald Trump $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Ignore the left wing mockery that is coming. Wall Street’s big bankers attending the WEF in Davos said Thursday, that they are confident Donald Trump’s incoming administration will loosen regulatory constraints on financiers, even if it leaves Barack Hussein Obama’s signature […]






UK Leaders to Play ‘Hardball’ in Talks with EU on Market Access

UK Leaders to Play ‘Hardball’ in Talks with EU on Market Access






UK Leaders to Play ‘Hardball’ in Talks with EU on Market Access $GBP Sunday, Britain’s leaders signaled their resolve to play hardball in talks with the EU, suggesting they will look for partners elsewhere if the bloc restricts access to its huge market. Under pressure to reveal her Brexit plan, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s […]






Hungary to Crack Down on NGO’s George Soros

Hungary to Crack Down on NGO’s George Soros






Hungary to Crack Down on NGO’s George Soros Hungary to crack down on NGO’s (non-governmental organizations) linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump is the next US President, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party. The European Union (EU) member will use “all the tools at its disposal” to […]






Brexit Predictions Were Wrong

Brexit Predictions Were Wrong






Brexit Predictions Were Wrong $GBP The Bank of England’s chief economist says forecasters got it wrong when they predicted a sharp economic downturn if Britain voted to leave the European Union. Andy Haldane says the country’s strong economic performance since the June 2016 referendum has been a surprise to all, and the economic forecasting profession […]






The Election of Donald Trump Has ‘Killed’ Trans Pacific Partnership

The Election of Donald Trump Has ‘Killed’ Trans Pacific Partnership






The Election of Donald Trump Has ‘Killed’ Trans Pacific Partnership China’s position as a global leader on free trade will be enhanced by the death of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), experts told the Boao Forum for Asia in Melbourne Thursday. Deming Chen, President of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits and China’s […]






Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces






Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces $EURUSD Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, 41 anni, resigned after suffering a crushing defeat Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the Eurozone’s 3rd-largest economy into political uncertainty. PM Renzi’s decision to quit after just 2.5 years in office deals a blow to the EU, already reeling from […]






The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up

The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up






The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up UK, France, Hungary are no-shows as EU foreign ministers gather to consider ramifications of US election EU foreign ministers insisted Sunday they expected good relations with Donald Trump, after a crisis meeting that Britain, France and Hungary snubbed in a move that exposed rifts over the US […]






Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars






Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars $RACE Almost daily we see another major automotive brand announcing a battery-electric power initiative aka EV. But, not at Ferrari. The Italian Supercar maker is determined that there will be no silent surge of power in its near future, even as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, and BMW all […]






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote

UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote The President of the European Parliament says Britain’s government was unprepared for the country’s vote to leave the European Union, and does not know when it wants to start divorce talks. Martin Schulz says the Conservative government was “in no way prepared for the ‘leave’ majority” […]






Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite

Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite






Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite The Clexit Coalition has called on the Australian Government to conduct a plebiscite on whether Australia should withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty. The Clexit (ClimateExit) Coalition, comprising over 170 representatives from 25 countries, was launched in London last week. It aims to prevent ratification or local enforcement of the […]






The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy

The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy






The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy The US Fed is stuck to actions devised by Ben S. Bernanke that have not worked to restore strong economic growth since the Great Recession The US central bank’s adherence to the idea that unemployment and weak demand can be cured with policies that encourage consumers, businesses and governments […]






US, EU Free Trade (TTIP) Talks Have Failed

US, EU Free Trade (TTIP) Talks Have Failed






US, EU Free Trade  (TTIP) Talks Have Failed Germany’s Economic Minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed. Negotiations on the so-called Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, have made little progress in recent years. Sigmar Gabriel, who is also Germany’s Vice Chancellor, said Sunday that “in […]






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland Japanese investors are buying Bullion and storing it in Switzerland because of negative interest rates and fears JPY will depreciate as the government grapples with the heaviest public debt burden in the developed world, according reports. The number of buyers jumped 62% in 1-H of Y 2016 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]






Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit

Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit






Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit Donald Trump played down the financial market turmoil in the wake of Britain’s ‘leave’ the EU vote,on a visit to his Trump International golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland Saturday. There Donald Trump was asked by reporters if he was worried about the volatility in financial […]






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU

Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $USO, $GBP, $USD, $JPY The liberals have been beaten, the polls were wrong, the people have taken back their country. The voters in Great Britain have chosen to take their country out of the EU leaving their government’s leadership […]






Microsoft, Facebook Agree to build High-speed Trans-Atlantic sub-Sea Cable

Microsoft, Facebook Agree to build High-speed Trans-Atlantic sub-Sea Cable






Microsoft, Facebook Agree to build High-speed Trans-Atlantic sub-Sea Cable $MSFT, $FB, $GOOGL, $AMZN Thursday, US technology giants Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced they will jointly build a high-speed undersea cable across the Atlantic to give customers fast and reliable access to the 2 companies’ “cloud” and online services as demand grows. The new 6,600-kilometer undersea […]






US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains






US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains $AGM, $BAYRY, $DOW, $MON, $BG, $SYT Across the US grain belt, top agricultural commodities handlers have banned GMO (genetically modified) crops that are not approved in all major overseas markets, shaking up a decades-old system that used the world’s biggest exporting country as a launchpad for new seeds […]






EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China

EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China






EU Hopes To Sell More Agro-products To China The European Union (EU) hopes to export more agro-products to China, a senior EU official said Friday ahead of a trade promotion trip to China. China is a crucial market for EU agro-products and has seen considerable growth in recent years, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural […]