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

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

18 Signs That Massive Economic Problems Exist

economyThis is no time to be complacent.  Massive economic problems are erupting all over the globe, but most people seem to believe that everything is going to be just fine.  In fact, a whole bunch of recent polls and surveys show that the American people
NYSE:DIA June 3, 2013 11:04am

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

20 Shocking Facts About The Collapse Of Europe

Michael Snyder: The economic implosion of Europe is accelerating.  Even while the mainstream media continues to proclaim that the financial crisis in Europe has been "averted", the economic statistics
NYSE:EUO January 9, 2013 12:05am

How Does France’s Credit Downgrade Impact The French ETF? (EWQ)

Eric Dutram: The Eurozone problems are not new by any stretch of the word. Investors have been anticipating a full fledged economic recession since early 2011,
NYSE:EWQ November 26, 2012 11:55pm

21 Signs The Global Economic Crisis Is Headed To A Whole New Level

Michael Snyder: The global debt crisis has reached a dangerous new phase.  Unfortunately, most Americans are not taking notice of it yet because most of the action is taking place overseas,
NYSE:FAZ October 14, 2012 11:32pm

Global Economic Crisis: The Largest Economy In The World Is Imploding

Michael Snyder: A devastating economic depression is rapidly spreading across the largest economy in the world.  Unemployment is skyrocketing, money is being pulled out
NYSE:EWI October 7, 2012 10:51am

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