What To Watch In Europe In 2017
In the aftermath of two political earthquakes in 2016 — Brexit and the election of Donald Trump — what can be expected in the EU’s three big elections in 2017, in The Netherlands, ..
The Best/Worst Performing Assets Of 2016
Worst Performing Assets – what would be your guess for the answer? Which assets should you have owned during 2016 to achieve the best returns? Analysts at Source Research, the mult..
Barclays: 13 Commodity Black Swans Could Rock The Markets In 2017 Most investors will remember 2016 as a year of shocks. The UK’s vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump’..
As Russia prepares to celebrate Orthodox Christmas, Russian leader Vladimir Putin has many reasons to be pleased this holiday season. Russia, after all, has received an abundance o..
Via The Daily Bell Chief economist of Bank of England admits errors in Brexit forecasting ... Andrew Haldane says his profession must adapt to regain the trust of the public, claim..
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Yes, the narrative of the “new normal” has been around for so long now that many people have simply grown used to it. The assumption ..
Submitted by Bryce McBride via Mises Canada, This past November, the filmmaker Adam Curtis released the documentary Hypernormalisation. The term comes from Alexei Yurchak’s 2006 bo..
The Only Man In Europe Who Makes Any Sense
Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Since the new year will bring yuuge and bigly changes to us all (I truly hope both the year and the changes will leave..
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is looking to secure privileged EU customs union access, work visas and tax breaks for certain sectors as part of a plan to protect key industries when i..
LONDON (Reuters) - A leading donor to Theresa May's Conservative Party warned on Saturday he would cut his financial support if the government pulled Britain out of the European si..
If I told you in 2015 that Donald Trump would win the presidency and Michael Moore would be the one person on the left to get it all right, you’d have told me I was nuts. Whil..
There is a long tradition of mistrust in democracy — or opposition to democracy, which is not quite the same thing — to be found in philosophy and political thought as far back as ..
The 2016 Word of the Year is "dumpster fire" - Business Insider
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images It's a fitting end to one of the most topsy-turvy years in recent memory. "Dumpster fire" has been declared 2016's Word of the Year. One word simply wa..
Sketch comedy series are often hit-or-miss when it comes to bringing laughs to absolutely everybody who tunes in, and new British series Revolting featured a sketch that has been i..
At the start of every year I write a post that attempts to predict what the new year will bring. I’m never 100% right, but thinking it through and laying out the assumptions is use..
Societe Generale Prime Services today announces the December 2016 and full year performance data for its SG CTA indices. All SG CTA indices posted positive returns in ..
Democracy is in “crisis,” with fascist dictatorships and mafia-type states on the rise, a situation that won’t be alleviated by President-elect Donald Trump. That’s the warning fro..
The former ambassador to the European Union has quit the civil service with immediate effect just days after resigning his role in Brussels. Sir Ivan Rogers announced his shock res..
By Caroline Williams FROM Brexit to President Trump, recent political events have let some nasty cats out of the bag. Racists and xenophobes are on the march. But perhaps that shou..
Hill urges British government is step in
With the British Grand Prix’s future once again on the line, Damon Hill has called on the British government to help fund the race. Earlier this week, British Racing Drivers’ Club ..
LONDON A leading donor to Theresa May's Conservative Party warned on Saturday he would cut his financial support if the government pulled Britain out of the European single market ..
The Seattle Times
Six fearless fund forecasts for 2017
The Seattle Times
Most people making forecasts for 2017 are fessing up to just how murky their crystal balls were a year ago, but when I looked back at my calls for 2016, it was the first time in 20..
SOFIA (Reuters) - A new Bulgarian political party launched on Saturday just months before an election, aiming to fight corruption, boost economic growth and improve living&nbs..
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British Labour Party moving to support ending free movement of EU workers
World Socialist Web Site
In his New Year message, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn sought to re-launch himself as a “populist” leader. The most striking refutation of efforts to cast him as a principled p..
2017 holds much literary promise
Updated 37 minutes ago A new year dawns, a slew of new books to consider. Releases for the first quarter of 2017 include unpublished stories by an iconic American writer, a first-t..