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Are The EU PIIGS About To Start Squealing?

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Summary: As the migrant crisis in Europe worsens serious steps to address it are being considered. One proposal is for passports to be required in order to cross from one EU country to another. Would such a drastic move spell the beginning of the end for the Eurozone as a viable entity? And if so […]

Will The Schengen Reforms Spell The End Of The EU?

Could the migrant crisis and Paris terrorist attacks spell the beginning of the end of the European Union (EU)? End of the EU? A strong statement indeed! On what basis do I say that the flow of migrants and the recent terrorist attacks in Paris could be the catalyst to, if not the end of the EU, to […]

Bond Yields, The Economy And Real Estate: Are They Sustainable At Their Current Levels?

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Last week Fed Chair Janet Yellen decided, in the face of non-crisis level U.S. economic statistics, to leave interest rates unchanged at the economic crisis level of 0%! Her rationale was believable for some and hard to understand for others but, for anyone who listened and for those who didn’t, she mentioned non-U.S. economic factors […]