Category France

Marcon Finishes First In French Elections; Markets Rally Globally – Except For China; U.S. Stock Futures Sharply Higher/Point To A Triple-Digit Gain At This Morning’s Open

Marcon Finishes First In French Elections; Markets Rally Globally – Except For China; U.S. Stock Futures Sharply Higher/Point To A Triple-Digit Gain At This Morning’s Open www.fortunascorner.com        For once, the polls and pundits were right and a 39 year-old newcomer, ‘centrist, Emmanuel Marcon finished first in presidential elections held over this weekend. […]

French Elections, Geopolitical Tensions/North Korea, Big Tech On Deck; POTUS Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Will Drive Wall Street & Sarepta Theraputics (SRPT) Stock Could Double, Or More Says Barron’s

French Elections, Geopolitical Tensions/North Korea, Big Tech On Deck; POTUS Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Will Drive Wall Street & Sarepta Theraputics (SRPT) Stock Could Double, Or More Says Barron’s www.fortunascorner.com ‘The French Connection:’ The Future Of The European Union May Well Be At Stake       Voters in France have been casting their ballots to […]

Russian Intelligence/FSB’s Infiltration Of Political Party Parnas Aimed At Norway»

https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/security/2017/04/fsbs-infiltration-political-party-parnas-aimed-norway#.WPl-re-nilg.twitter Andrey Kapitonov. Photo: Atle Staalesen «FSB’s Infiltration Of Political Party Parnas Aimed At Norway» Leader Of The Regional Party Office In Murmansk, Andrey Kapitonov, was recruited by Russian agents as part of a plot involving liberal Parnas and the Norwegian secret police. Then it all backfired on the Russian security service. By Atle Staalesen […]

Moving Mostly To Cash In The 401K As Sunday’s First Round Of French Presidential Elections Take Place This Sunday

Moving Mostly To Cash In The 401K As Sunday’s First Round Of French Presidential Elections Take Place This Sunday www.fortunascorner.com      As we move past 12:00 noon today, I am moving mostly to cash, with French presidential elections looming on Sunday.  It is really anyone’s guess as to who is going to finish first, […]

Stocks Closed Out Holiday Shortened Week At Their Lows Of The Day; Geopolitics/Tensions (French Elections, North Korea) Pose Potential Black Swans For Stocks; 1st Quarter 2017 Earnings/2nd Quarter Outlook Kicks Into High Gear

Stocks Closed Out Holiday Shortened Week At Their Lows Of The Day; Geopolitics/Tensions (French Elections, North Korea) Pose Potential Black Swans For Stocks; 1st Quarter 2017 Earnings/2nd Quarter Outlook Kicks Into High Gear http://www.fortunascorner.com      I hope all of you who celebrate Easter were able to enjoy renewing your faith as well as spend […]

POW Story Of “Angels Of Bataan” Army Nurses Is One Of The Greatest WWII Stories Never Told

POW Story Of “Angels Of Bataan” Army Nurses Is One Of The Greatest WWII Stories Never Told By Jennifer G. Hickey Published April 07, 2017 http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/04/07/pow-story-angels-bataan-army-nurses-is-one-greatest-wwii-stories-never-told.html Known as the “Angels of Bataan and Corregidor,” the group of army nurse continues to hold the distinction of not losing a single member during their three years in […]

He Jumped Into Normandy, Ran Spies In Moscow, Retired At 90

Dave Maxwell:  One of our true American heroes.   Dave received this from the OSS Society:   I regret to inform you that our chairman, Amb. Hugh Montgomery, passed away yesterday. Like the “Harvard PhD who could handle himself in a bar fight” that he was, Amb. Montgomery fought until the very end. A wake will […]

Belgian Security Forces Foil Possible Car Attack in Antwerp

https://www.wsj.com/articles/belgian-soldiers-foil-car-attack-in-antwerp-1490279130?mod=cx_picks&cx_navSource=cx_picks&cx_tag=poptarget&cx_artPos=2#cxrecs_s ·        WORLD Belgian Security Forces Foil Possible Car Attack in Antwerp Inebriated man tried to drive through crowd a day after rampage in central London   Belgian police officers and a bomb-disposal squad in Antwerp where Belgian police arrested a man on Thursday after he tried to drive into a crowd at high speed. PHOTO: VIRGINIE […]

What We Know Aabout The Paris Airport Attack: Suspect Had Been On Authorities’ Radar For Past Islamic Extremist Views

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/officials-paris-airport-evacuated-after-security-forces-kill-man-who-stole-guards-weapon/2017/03/18/26a71d1e-752c-4150-85e3-3c5c52f0f805_story.html?wpisrc=nl_most-draw10&wpmm=1 Paris Airport Attacker Previously Suspected Of Having Radical Islamist Views Photos from the scene after man was fatally shot at Paris airport after grabbing soldier’s gun View Photos French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said the man, who had taken a rifle from a guard at Orly airport, was the same person linked to […]

The World On January 20, 2017: By Victor Davis Hansen

The World On January 20, 2017 March 14, 2017 3:31 pm / Leave a Comment / victorhanson by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review Red-blue tensions at home, mounting dangers abroad Most Americans are worried about our domestic crises. Obama left office after doubling the debt to $20 trillion. Near-zero interest rates over eight years have […]