Surging French Bond Yields An Omen Of Euro Turmoil To Come

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From Larry Edelson: Investors see the writing on the wall. And that’s why they’re fleeing French 10-year government debt: They purged $32 billion worth in the fourth quarter of 2016 and even more in recent weeks.
NYSE:EWQ February 23, 2017 6:41am

France ETF In Focus As Presidential Race — And Risks — Heat Up

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From Tyler Durden: On Friday, after it emerged that as part of Marine Le Pen's strategic vision for France, should she win, is a return to the French franc as well as redenomination of some €1.7 billion in French (non-international law) bonds, both rating agencies and economists sounded the alarm, warning it would "amount to the largest sovereign default on record, nearly 10 times larger than the €200bn Greek debt restructuring in 2012, threatening chaos to the world financial system on top of the collapse of the single currency."
NYSE:EWQ February 13, 2017 11:28am

France’s Radical Left Presidential Candidate Could Doom French Stocks

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From Tyler Durden: The final slate of candidates for French national elections in April-May is nearly complete, and judging by French government bond risk spiking, the decision to choose radical left wing Benoit Hamon to represent the French Socialists has investors worried about the fiscal future of the country.
NYSE:EWQ January 30, 2017 9:31am

France’s Economic Recovery Hampered By Onerous Regulation

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France reported last week that its summer hosting of Euro 2016, Europe’s soccer championships, added $1.26 billion to its economy. This is good news, for sure, and worth celebrating.
NYSE:EWQ January 18, 2017 7:05am

Profit From Russia’s Geopolitical Posturing With These ETFs [iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF), iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF)]

etfsGeorge Leong:  The situation in Crimea should be closely monitored as it pertains to Europe and the eurozone. Russia is a major trading partner with the eurozone as well, supplying about 40% of the energy requirements in the area. That is why an escalation in Crimea
NYSE:ERUS April 11, 2014 12:53pm

If You Are Waiting For An “Economic Collapse”, Just Look At What Is Happening To Europe

Economy recessionIf you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the "economic collapse", just open up your eyes and look at what is happening in Europe.  The entire continent is a giant economic mess right now.  Unemployment and poverty levels are setting record highs,
NYSE:EWI January 8, 2014 6:37pm

Bearish Pressure Is Mounting For French Stocks

swiss francMoe Zulfiqar: There’s an investment opportunity in the making at one of the eurozone nations for U.S. investors, and it’s becoming more compelling each passing day.
NYSE:EWQ December 16, 2013 1:43pm

A Great Buying Opportunity Exists In Europe ETFs

europe: Well, it may be time for you to begin looking at Europe again as a buying opportunity. As my readers know, in these pages, I have shown some previous negativity toward the region; however, let me explain why I feel Europe
NYSE:EWG September 4, 2013 1:21pm

Outlook For The France ETF Is Still Quite Negative

franceThe euro zone is experiencing the longest streak of recession in its 14-year history. While the crisis was initially contained in three of the troubled PIIGS – Portugal, Greece and Spain –the malaise is now spreading over to a number
NYSE:EWI June 21, 2013 11:56am

Why The Eurozone Recession Is Important For The U.S.

europe: George Soros knows a thing or two about making money from big bets. In 1992, Soros made a $10.00 short wager on the British pound and walked away with a billion dollars in profits.
NYSE:EWI May 1, 2013 2:43pm

If Cyprus Fails, So Will Your Investments (EWQ, EWG)

cyprus There is a potential financial crisis brewing in Cyprus, and no one in the U.S. really seems to be that concerned. Just like our out-of-control national debt, sequestration, and growing number of unemployed and poor. Stocks continue to move higher
NYSE:EWG March 26, 2013 2:47pm

Gloomy Outlook For The iShares MSCI France Index ETF (EWQ)?

franceThe ripples of the euro zone crisis were felt both by the developed and the emerging nations in the form of deceleration in overall economic growth and investor risk aversion. This led to extreme stock market volatility and decreased corporate earnings in any firm that had heavy exposure to the region.
NYSE:EWQ March 22, 2013 11:30am

Will Italy Be The Spark That Sets Off Financial Armageddon In Europe?

europeMichael Snyder: Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?  Most people don't realize this, but Italy is actually the third largest debtor in the entire world after the United States and Japan.  Italy currently has a debt to GDP ratio
NYSE:EWG February 26, 2013 6:02pm

Are European Stocks Turning Up Again? (EWP, EUFN, FEZ, EWI, EWQ)

europeChris Ciovacco: State of The Union Reaction Wednesday: During Tuesday’s session, many leading ETFs were related to Europe; Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP), European financials (NASDAQ:EUFN), Euro Stoxx 50 (NYSEARCA:FEZ), Italy (NYSEARCA:EWI), and France (NYSEARCA:EWQ) all made the list.
NASDAQ:EUFN February 12, 2013 6:39pm

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