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Islam and economy ignite French TV debate

Rivals target Macron as polls give centrist a narrow lead in presidential race.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 20th, 2017

Le Pen and Macron clash in French election TV debate

Contenders focus on Islam and the economy in race to reach second round.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 21st, 2017

Feature: The Prophet of France’s Fracture

With a hotly contested election looming, the country’s most famous scholar of Islam finds himself at the center of a tense debate over assimilation, extremism and what it means to be French......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 5th, 2017

Macron and Le Pen clash in French election debate

Initial surveys indicate former economy minister shored up his position.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 21st, 2017

French Voters face stark choice on the economy

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, the leading candidates for French president, will offer voters a stark choice on the euro and trade during their first televised campaign debate on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

Central Bankers Use Moment of Calm to Debate How to Fight Next Crisis

Central bankers, basking in a moment of synchronized growth and a global economy less dependent on easy-money policies, are thinking about what they will do when the next economic meltdown happens......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 12th, 2017

Lost in the Tax Debate: Would Growth Benefit?

Republicans are wrong that their tax plan wouldn’t deliver huge benefits to the wealthy, but if the plan expands the economy the way they say it would, that shouldn’t matter, Greg Ip writes......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2017

French Public Sector Adds to Anti-Macron Protests

French leader Emmanuel Macron’s truce with his country’s unions is showing signs of unraveling less than six months into his presidency, as public-sector workers took to the streets Tuesday to protest his attempts to overhaul the sluggish economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 11th, 2017

Leaders of Iraq, France meet on fight against Islamic State

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris for talks on the international fight against Islamic State group extremists and rebuilding Iraq's economy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 5th, 2017

Modi govt in firefighting mode over slowdown, but where is economy heading?

Yashwant Sinha's critique of the manner in which the Narendra Modi government has dented India's economy has sparked off a debate.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 29th, 2017

Govt in firefighting mode over slowdown, but where is economy heading?

Yashwant Sinha's critique of the manner in which the Narendra Modi government has dented India's economy has sparked off a debate.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Macron Unveils Budget Meant to Bolster Influence in EU

French President Emmanuel Macron’s government presented its first budget, the centerpiece of his plan to bolster France’s leverage within the European Union by shrinking the state and freeing up the slowing economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 27th, 2017

French unions inflamed over Macron reforms

French trade unionists blocked access to several fuel depots in protest against an overhaul of employment laws, seeking to test the government's will to reform the economy. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 25th, 2017

Nokia"s French jobs cut plan suspended until October 2: French minister

PARIS (Reuters) - Nokia's plan to cut almost 600 jobs in France is suspended until Oct. 2, French junior economy minister Benjamin Griveaux said on Tuesday after meeting the head of the Finnish telecom equipment maker's French unit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 19th, 2017

Global debt is around 3 times the size of the world economy — and it shows no sign of slowing down

There is big debate over the exact amount of global debt. Parts of it get hidden in many out-of-the-way pockets. But.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2017

The Real Estate Market, Explained In One Graph

The U.S. housing market has now surpassed its pre-recession peak by 4.3%. This is great news for the economy, although there’s still an ongoing debate about the possibility o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 9th, 2017

(What"s Left Of) Our Economy: The Real "Dreamer Fakeonomics"

Authored by Alan Tonelson via Reality Check blog, If you’ve been following the heated national debate about President Trump’s decision.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 9th, 2017

French Government Budget Adds EUR 83.84 Billion In January-July 2017 To The Economy

French Government Budget Adds EUR 83.84 Billion In January-July 2017 To The Economy.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 8th, 2017

French Current Account Drained EUR 2.1 Billion In July 2017 Out Of The Economy

French Current Account Drained EUR 2.1 Billion In July 2017 Out Of The Economy.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 6th, 2017

In Win for Macron, French Union"s Opposition Is Mild---So Far

President Emmanuel Macron’s labor overhaul elicited muted criticism from France’s traditionally combative unions, a pivotal step in the young leader’s drive to revive the economy and shore up the European Union......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjAug 31st, 2017

France"s Macron Lays Out Controversial Labor Overhaul

The government of French President Macron unveiled a contentious labor overhaul, a pivotal step in the young leader’s drive to revive France’s economy and shore up the European Union......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjAug 31st, 2017