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Macro: Is Greece still the word but just not in German…?

Politicians love delaying thorny issues just long enough for their own pensions to be collected. But how long before Greece is on everybody’s lips again?

December 10th, 2013 by

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UK reaps rewards of preferred global deposit box status…

Anyone see “Meet the Russians” last night? Just the 300,000 Russians living in London now but the UK isn’t just meeting the Russians. The Chinese, Italians, Greeks and other global wealthy citizens in need of a home, or a home … Continue reading

October 17th, 2013 by

Government

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spainwoe

Spain’s budget deficit now the worst in EU!

WealthiFi has regularly stated that Spain’s budget deficit was careering towards 10% of GDP and today we received shocking confirmation from Eurostat. Spain’s budget deficit in 2012 was actually worse than that of Ireland or Greece at 10.6%.

April 22nd, 2013 by

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A hint of desperation from Spain….?

The Spanish economy continues to illustrate the genius of the ECB vicious circle of austerity, economic contraction followed by deteriorating government deficits and debt/GDP ratios.

April 10th, 2013 by

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despicablegeorge

Compare and contrast US and UK disability claimant numbers…

The UK government is about to introduce controversial changes to its Disability Living Allowance(DLA) but if you compare disability benefits in the US you get the impression change was well overdue.

April 8th, 2013 by

Government

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Cyprus downfall for EU raid, now for Lagarde Plan B!

Oh well,  just the zero votes for the agreed EU blackmail legislation in Cyprus. Now wait for a flurry of speculation on a Plan B coming from Christine Lagarde’s IMF, Merkel’s Germany(or ECB!) or Putin’s Russia….

March 19th, 2013 by

Government

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Accused Train Robber Bruce Richard Reynolds

Great Robbery: Europe’s youth need to watch this clip!

Only minutes after we posted our latest article on the diverging benefits of QE for the young and old in Europe we saw Bloomberg TV show a great interview with hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller.  

March 1st, 2013 by

Government

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France: The elephant in the developing core euro crisis!

The just released French flash PMI data for February suggests the Hollande government needs some urgent fresh thinking to avoid triggering a crisis for the core euro nations.

February 21st, 2013 by

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euroburn

Europe’s politicians shunning a private solution.

Amid all the laughable negotiations over eurozone fiscal solidarity there remains one absolute priority if significant debt write-downs are off the table. Growth.

December 11th, 2012 by

Government

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Who pays for the new Greek deal?

The Troika have agreed to release bail-out funds for Greece and set a brand new fantasy debt/GDP target of 124% by the year 2020. Feel better?

November 27th, 2012 by

Government

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