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Notes From Underground: Au Revoir, Marine Le Pen

Now we can finally put the French elections behind us as its citizens maintained the status quo and elected Emmanuel Macron to a five-year term. Parliamentary elections follow in June but the two main parties, Socialists and Republicans, aren’t expected to face challenges. 924 more words

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Notes From Underground: Mario, Don't Try to Lay No Boogie Woogie On the King of Rock 'n' Roll

Mario Draghi’s nonsense is a compost heap as he tries to continue his efforts to build the ECB‘s balance sheet to the point of no escape. 726 more words

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Notes From Underground: Trump Delivers on Using the Dollar as a Policy Tool

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the tweeter-in-chief was reported to have said, “The DOLLAR IS GETTING TOO STRONG.” As some pundits discussed, instead of Trump calling China a currency manipulator it seems he wants to use the dollar as a cudgel to pressure others into not embarking on policies to weaken their currencies. 874 more words

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Notes From Underground: Brexit, Two Years Is A Long Time

The biggest news in a very slow week of news is the beginning of the Brexit plan as Prime Minister May sent a six-page memo to Brussels as Article 50 begins and the two-year time period allotted for extrication from the… 833 more words

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Notes From Underground: What Was Learned From Draghi and Yellen

In reviewing the March 9 ECB and March 15 FOMC meetings, the press conferences emceed by President Mario Draghi and Chair Yellen revealed little but raised questions about serious issues confronting the world’s two key central banks. 762 more words

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Notes From Underground: Things That Go Trump In the Night

Please Donald, will the POTUS STFU, PLEASE. This is not a political statement. It is free advice because the more you communicate the less impact you will have. 950 more words

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Notes From Underground: Today, It Was Europe (Or, a Preview of Things to Come)

Notes From Underground has been concerned that 2017 would be the year of Europe as the ECB’s  quantitative easing policy and NEGATIVE interest rates would be an issue for many of the elections taking place this year. 781 more words

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