French Stocks On The Verge Of A Bullish Breakout As Election Looms

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From Dana Lyons: The French CAC-40 is straddling its long-term Down trendline entering Sunday’s highly anticipated election.
NYSE:EWQ April 23, 2017 6:27am

French Stocks Falter As Presidential Election Picture Blurs

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From Tyler Durden: Following our warnings last week of anxious hedging ahead of the French election, new polls this weekend have stirred the pot of fear further as communist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon surges making the race a four-way contest with many suggesting this favors Le Pen and the anti-EU voters.
NYSE:EWQ April 10, 2017 9:39am

What Investors Need To Know About The French Election

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: As far as most commentators are concerned, the first round of the French presidential elections, due to take place on April 23, will be a race to see who faces the far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the run-off in May.
NYSE:EWQ April 4, 2017 6:28am

Investors Flocking To Eurozone ETFs As Q1 Draws To A Close

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Terror attacks or not, European equity markets continue to march higher in the short-term, and we have seen end-of-the-quarter inflows into the third largest fund in the space, EZU (iShares MSCI Eurozone, Expense Ratio 0.50%, $8.8 billion in AUM).
BATS:EZU March 28, 2017 12:07pm

French Stocks Are Nearing A Historic Breakout

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From Dana Lyons: The most important French stock index, the CAC-40, is testing a prolific trendline stemming back nearly two decades.
NYSE:EWQ March 12, 2017 6:49am

BlackRock: French Election Fears Of Le Pen Are Overdone

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From BlackRock: Chief Multi-Asset Strategist Isabelle Mateos y Lago sees bond market concerns about a possible victory by populist Marine Le Pen as overdone.
NYSE:EWQ February 28, 2017 7:52am

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

Netflix Shares Plummet as France Approves Streaming Media Tax

Netflix logoNetflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares were reeling in Monday morning trading, as news broke of a potentially harmful streaming media tax's approval in France.
NASDAQ:NFLX October 17, 2016 10:34am

The Stock Crash Of 2016: Stocks Have Already Crashed In 6 Of The World’s 8 Largest Economies

market correction bearOver the past 12 months, stock market investors around the planet have lost trillions of dollars.  Since this time last June, stocks have crashed in 6 of the world’s 8 largest economies, and stocks in the other two are down as well. 
NYSE:DIA June 20, 2016 4:56pm

Why The Almighty Dollar Is So Vulnerable Right Now [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute, SPDR Gold Trust (ETF)]

dollar etfAs the Obama administration continues to alienate almost everyone else around the entire planet, an increasing number of prominent international voices are starting to question why the U.S. dollar should be so overwhelmingly dominant in global trade.
NYSE:DIA July 7, 2014 12:03pm

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

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