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A dangerous trick by the two Marios

The following has been in the back of my mind during the whole of last year. In April 2014 Mario Monti gave an interview to Marc Peeperkorn in the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant, p10-13, … 461 more words

Economic Crisis

Is economic growth lost in France?

The last couple of days have seen a flurry of data about the economy of la belle republique and so let us take a look at what is taking place there. 1,274 more words

General Economics

Wealth Management Economic Update March 25, 2015

U.S. and World News

  • In a unanimous decision, the Federal Reserve has dropped “patient” from their description of their philosophy regarding raising interest rates. The committee ruled out the chances of a hike during its next meeting in April, seeming to indicate that the first move could come as early as June.
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Wealth Economic Update

ECB chief calls for restoration of 'troika' in Greece

The president of the European central bank (ECB) Mario Draghi has told MEPs that the recovery “is gaining momentum” and projections for growth in 2015 and 2016 have been revised upwards. 7 more words


Athens raids public health coffers in hunt for cash - FT.com

English: The National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Greece Italiano: Il Museo archeologico nazionale di Atene. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As I read this deeply worrying article in the FT, I pictured… 98 more words


March 23, 2015

Stocks are higher in early trading (Dow +39 pts; SPX +.12%), moving back toward all-time highs. Most sectors are up modestly, except for industrials and financials. 395 more words