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France"s Political Upstart Tested in Election Debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparred with rivals during the election campaign’s first televised debate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 20th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: France’s presidential upstart Macron clashes with Le Pen, Fillon in TV debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron sparred with rivals during the election campaign’s first televised debate, in a test of whether the political upstart can hang on to his status as the favorite to win May’s election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

A campaign about nothing: De Blasio"s re-election bid is short on new ideas

Last week's dreadful mayoral debate—which was harmful for political discourse in New York—at least shone a light on one of the most worrisome aspects of the campaign: Bill de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 15th, 2017

"We Are Still In Crisis Mode" - Trader Warns Fed "Normalization" Will Expose Markets To Political Chaos

So as the week begins... Global equities are higher, fueled by Emmanuel Macron’s big win in France’s National Assembly election. The euro is virtually flat versus most major currencies as the election results were well anticipated by t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 19th, 2017

Iran"s election just proved Trump wrong

AP Photo/Evan VucciThe Netherlands, France … Iran? Yes, Iran is now the third country in the first few months of 2017 to overwhelmingly embrace moderation and reject the false populism and extremist political philosophies re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 28th, 2017

U.K. Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn Skip TV Debate, Leaving Political Lightweights to Bicker

The prime minister and the leader of the opposition refused to join TV debates, making the election result seem more of a foregone conclusion than ever......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 18th, 2017

Disrupting Politics: How An Upstart Upended The French Election

Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche! party is a political start.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 11th, 2017

Former French Prime Minister Wants to Run as Macron Candidate

A former French prime minister and top figure in the establishment Socialist Party said he wants to run as a candidate of President-elect Emmanual Macron’s upstart movement, a stark illustration of the vast political reshuffle under way in France......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjMay 9th, 2017

France – Macron Victory Eases European Political Risk

Financial markets will welcome the election of centrist, pro-European Emmanuel Macron as France’s next president......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 8th, 2017

French election, earnings set to cause a stir on Wall Street

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, with investors set to digest more earnings and moves in oil, on top of news out of France's political sphere......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2017

French election, earnings set to cause a stir on Wall Street

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, with investors set to digest more earnings and moves in oil, on top of news out of France's political sphere......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2017

Macron victory in France sends euro to 6-month high

The euro notched up its highest level in six months after centrist reformer Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election on Sunday, neutralizing the biggest political challenge to the currency in its 18-year history......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 7th, 2017

The euro survives its biggest political test

France has chosen independent centrist Emmanuel Macron to be its next president, ending a tumultuous campaign that tested the euro......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 7th, 2017

Forget political parties — here’s the real division responsible for recent election results

Pascal Rossignol/ReutersOn May 7, France will choose its next president. In the first round of voting on April 23, voters rejected candid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2017

French Presidential Election: Emmanuel Macron Leads Polls, But Turnout Starts Lower

In France's most tumultuous election in years, political uncertainty looks set to continue, whoever wins......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 7th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: France battles to minimize political fallout from hack of presidential candidate Macron

French authorities Saturday attempted to contain the fallout from a computer hack of Emmanuel Macron’s political party, less than a day before the country votes in a presidential election that pits him against far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 6th, 2017

France Rushes to Limit Impact of Macron Hack

French authorities attempted to contain the fallout from a computer hack of Emmanuel Macron’s political party, less than a day before the country votes in a presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 6th, 2017

Marine Le Pen Slams Macron: "France Will Be Governed By A Woman... Either Me Or Madame Merkel"

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The gloves came off in the final debate before the May 7 French presidential election. It was a big mud-slinging affair, mostly by Le Pen, if one believes the mainstre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 4th, 2017

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed Policy Path Back in the Spotlight

DailyFX com Financial markets cheery mood after the first round of France s presidential election will be tested as Fed decision makers issue a verdict on the world s largest economy US Dollar Forecast US Dollar at Risk as Fed Decision Makers.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqApr 29th, 2017

Political Risk Update: France And The U.S. Budget

With Emmanuel Macron through to the second round, the French election is (largely) off the table as a systemic risk. Polls show Macron well ahead of Marine Le Pen of the National Front, and the likelihood is that the next […] The post P.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 26th, 2017

And the winner in the French presidential election is... populism

Anger plays a role: 62% of highly populist voters say they're angry at France's political situation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 26th, 2017