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  • 2y
    fredajerusha fredajerusha
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  • Editor’s Picks / 26 April 2016 at 12:16 GMT

    Wall St. thinks Hillary will win, even if it doesn't want her

    CNBC
    Wall Street expects Hillary Clinton to win even though it doesn't want her, CNBC's Steve Liesman reports. The CNBC Fed Survey finds that 80% of respondents see Clinton winning the presidency this November. No one else is even close. Of the 48 respondents, including economists, fund managers and strategists, just 13% believe Donald Trump will win. In third place? "Don't know or unsure," with 7%.
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  • Editor’s Picks / 15 March 2016 at 8:54 GMT

    Trump's ascent spooks Japan

    Financial Times/CNBC
    As polls open for US primaries in Ohio and Florida, the political elite in Tokyo is starting to confront a disconcerting idea: that their indispensable US ally could actually elect Donald Trump as president. According to a number of officials, Tokyo is still fairly relaxed about Trump's views on security, regarding the US-Japan alliance as strong enough to cope, but they are becoming increasingly alarmed by bipartisan attacks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal crucial to prime minister Shinzo Abe.
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  • 3y
    John J Hardy John J Hardy
    Here is an interesting post passed (Hat tip to FTAlphaville) that discusses how the Republican National Committee could change the rules to oust Trump. Such a move,...
  • Article / 26 October 2015 at 12:00 GMT

    Single ray of economic sunshine for Spain

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Single ray of economic sunshine for Spain
    Spanish unemployment fell in the third quarter to its lowest level in four years, providing a ray of hope for Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and his People's Party ahead of a December general election in which no party is likely to win power outright. Youth unemployment remains exceptionally high, many of Spain's new jobs are only temporary and seasonal, and the nominal wage level has not risen.
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  • Video / 20 October 2015 at 12:55 GMT

    Jakobsen: How I am trading the Canadian call for change

    Steen Jakobsen
    The outcome of the Canadian elections should make politicians and pollster around the world sit up and listen, says Saxo Bank’s Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen. He explains why he thinks the Liberal Party’s landslide victory is very interesting and outlines the trading opportunities arising from the Canadian electorate’s call for change.
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    4y
    yuiyui yuiyui
    Nice take on it.
    We need to hear thinking like this.
  • 4y
    123Focus 123Focus
    El EURUSD se encuentra debajo de la linea de tendencia bajista y confirmándose con la EMA(10) de color verde debajo de la EMA(50) de color rojo. No...
  • Editor’s Picks / 21 September 2015 at 9:48 GMT

    Tsipras' win is Europe's opportunity

    Bloombergview
    Opportunity often arises from the most unpromising of circumstances, and Alexis Tsipras' emphatic defeat of his political rivals Sunday could be one of those moments, writes Mohamed El-Erian. History is replete with examples of "seemingly unlikely politicians who were catalysts for changes," says El-Erian pointing to president Luiz Inacio da Silva of Brazil and Menachem Begin of Israel as standouts and the immigrant crisis could be just the spark for a new approach to Greece, he says. If Europe can actually strengthen Tsipras' hand by delivering further and consequential debt relief to mitigate the "extraordinary migration pressures," there is also an opportunity to forgive the earlier bailout loans and set Greece up as a front-line port of entry point for the refugees. A policy of enlightened reengagement with the IMF and the ECB is in everyone's interests and could be the key to unlocking austerity's grip.
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