Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

  • Brits Offer Another €20 billion to the EU

    21.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Brits Offer Another €20 billion to the EU

    This is the diplomatic opportunity of the century for Britain. Utter humiliation of Europe beckons. Imagine if Theresa May interrupted EastEnders with a national announcement and framed the payout like this.

  • The Coming Budget Rework Means Major Cutbacks for the EU

    20.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Coming Budget Rework Means Major Cutbacks for the EU

    Why do you care? Because the centre of Europe is not holding together when it needs to most. With more elections to come, and past elections causing a steady stream of trouble for the establishment, it’s important to take note that even the EU heartland of

  • If Brexit is a Success, Other Countries Will Follow

    24.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on If Brexit is a Success, Other Countries Will Follow

    Nick Hubble – Capital and Conflict (United Kingdom) – If you haven’t got your name down for Sam Volkering’s free cryptocurrency webinar tonight at 6pm, you need to do it now. If you want to know how people are more than tripling their money on

  • Germany’s “Dr.No” Could Teach Britain a Lesson

    09.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Germany’s “Dr.No” Could Teach Britain a Lesson

    On the key issues, such as labor reform, trade, austerity and much more, the Germans have led the way in the last two decades. And showed how it works. They went it alone on policy in the 90s and early 2000s. They’ve practiced austerity properly. They

  • Spanish Police Brutalized 2 Million Catalan Voters

    04.10.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Spanish Police Brutalized 2 Million Catalan Voters

    In proportion to population, this is equivalent to the 20 million French citizens who voted for Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French elections. Explain to me why the claims of Mr. Macron would be more legitimate than the claims of the Catalans?

  • Catalan Independence Could Cause the Euro to Nose-Dive

    03.10.2017 • FranceComments Off on Catalan Independence Could Cause the Euro to Nose-Dive

    The Catalans voted when they did not have the right according to the Spanish state. They have "badly voted" and would like to declare themselves independent this week, but Spain cannot afford that.

  • The Burka-Ban Is Only One of the EU’s Major Problems This Week

    03.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Burka-Ban Is Only One of the EU’s Major Problems This Week

    With all the drama over Brexit, we’ve lost sight of just how dysfunctional Europe is. But with the riots in Barcelona, the Burka-Ban in Austria, and new drama with the French President - the weekend fixed that nicely.

  • Phone-Making Titan Eliminates 15,000 Jobs Worldwide

    20.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Phone-Making Titan Eliminates 15,000 Jobs Worldwide

    No company does this cheerfully, and Nokia is no different. The telecommunication company struggles to keep up with their competition. The announcement must have a particularly bitter taste for ex-Alcatel who already survived a multitude of social plans and

  • These EU Countries Will Soon Follow Britain’s Footsteps

    13.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on These EU Countries Will Soon Follow Britain’s Footsteps

    The cracks in the EU are getting deeper all the time. This results in good and bad changes. With the UK gone, it will increasingly be bad changes. Negotiating with an EU that has its back to the wall will be hard.

  • The Secret Pipeline Pumping Your Money into the ECB

    30.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Secret Pipeline Pumping Your Money into the ECB

    Germany has a budget surplus of €700 billion, while Italy has a deficit of €300 billion...what's the problem? All countries in the Eurozone use the same payment system to transfer money, but some receive far more than they send...

  • It’s Cuffs-On for European Debt Slaves

    07.06.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on It’s Cuffs-On for European Debt Slaves

    Eurobonds allow countries with bad spending habits to benefit from their neighbor's good credit, while corrupting the neighbor's rating. The question is, which side will win out when it comes to eurobondage?

  • How Will the EU Deal With Brexit?

    25.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How Will the EU Deal With Brexit?

    The Union’s supposed aims of cooperation and openness will now be tested. What’s more important: the EU’s integrity or its values? Will the EU allow Britain to leave in a way that continues cooperation and openness, or will it punish us and turn its

  • A French Perspective on Market Health

    24.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on A French Perspective on Market Health

    If ever our shares on the stock market go down, we will see the intervention of the authorities in Europe ...We will probably see a new economic stimulus program by the ECB, which is already buying bonds from private companies, and debts from the states...

  • How Will Macron Approach Brexit?

    10.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How Will Macron Approach Brexit?

    One of Macron's biggest motivations is to compete for influence with rival German chancellor Angela Merkel, who has recently taken a tough stance on Brexit. And so the easiest way for Macron to gain an early victory over Germany is to favor conciliation and

  • Why the EU’s $60 Billion Brexit Bill Will Backfire

    06.04.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Why the EU’s $60 Billion Brexit Bill Will Backfire

    To get to €60 billion, the EU's negotiators are going to have to highlight just how ridiculous the EU is. An itemized bill will expose the absurdity of the EU budget. Voters in other countries will be amazed that the UK was stupid enough to pay for all

  • What the Media Gets Wrong About Brexit and Trade

    04.04.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on What the Media Gets Wrong About Brexit and Trade

    It’s a false dichotomy to choose between “trade and the EU” versus “no trade and Brexit.” Britain is leaving. Free trade is in the interest of both Britain and the EU. Britain is pro-trade. What will the EU be? The media’s framing of the issue is

  • Brexit Won’t Save Us From the Banks

    29.03.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Brexit Won’t Save Us From the Banks

    Banking is fraud. When you deposit money at the bank, the bank lends it out. It is now in two places at once – your account and the account of the person who borrowed it. Both of you can spend it at the same time. Until you both try to. Today we'll take a

  • Brexit Trigger Ushers in an Era of Political Dysfunction

    28.03.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Brexit Trigger Ushers in an Era of Political Dysfunction

    The best news about triggering Brexit is that the government will be too busy to do much else. Up to 15 bills are needed to make Brexit happen. That clogs up parliament. The government won’t be able to pile on the usual load of regulations and laws. It

  • Lead EU Brexit Negotiator Muddies What’s At Stake

    23.03.2017 • Politics and WarComments Off on Lead EU Brexit Negotiator Muddies What’s At Stake

    Michel “Barmie” Barnier's presumption is that the world stands still unless governments act and have agreements. But the natural state of things is precisely the opposite. The question is if people fall for the way the question is framed by EU politicians

  • French Media: What They Didn’t Tell You Last Night

    21.03.2017 • The EconomyComments Off on French Media: What They Didn’t Tell You Last Night

    Seven Nobel Prize-winning economists came out against the Euro, which will bring more taxes, less buying power, and is far too week to support another crisis. There is no growth in Europe; the rates of growth proposed by the candidates are neither possible,

  • The Beginning of the End of Europe

    14.03.2017 • Central BanksComments Off on The Beginning of the End of Europe

    Today’s Capital & Conflict is issuing an all-out alert. The inflation spectre is back. In Spain, Belgium and Germany inflation rates have been soaring since mid-2016. In Spain, prices have gone from falling 1% per year to rising 3%. In Belgium,

  • How Misguided Interest Rates Are Ruining Europe

    13.03.2017 • Central BanksComments Off on How Misguided Interest Rates Are Ruining Europe

    Europe got the European Central Bank and its one-size-fits-all policy instead, which was supposed to dampen the booms and soften the busts. But if Belgium is stuck with Greece and Portugal’s interest rate it will do the exact opposite.

  • Mainstream Media Misses the Financial Causes Underlying Brexit

    25.01.2017 • The EconomyComments (0)

    Nick O’Connor – Capital and Conflict (Great Britain) – Problems created by economists and financiers have a way of morphing into mortal threats to the political establishment. Just look at Brexit. Take much of the mainstream press at its

  • Greenspan Predicts Euro Powderkeg in Greece or Italy

    23.01.2017 • Politics and WarComments (0)

    For that to happen, we’d need to see a renewed flare up in the “periphery” nations. Not just a financial contagion, but a political one, too. We’d need to see support at the polls for anti-establishment, anti-euro parties.