Category Eurozone, Euro

The Playbook For NATO Success, Briefed By A Former SACEUR

Excerpts: “To understand this better, we need to understand that the words that are being used in the press don’t help. The phrase ‘not paying their fair share’ has the absolute wrong connotation. Nobody is ‘paying’ NATO. That’s just a horrible connotation and it really points out how little people understand about what’s going on. […]

Why Is America Still Defending Europe?

July 3, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Europe Tags: EuropeNATODonald TrumpwarMilitary Why Is America Still Defending Europe? Washington doesn’t have to bear the cost of maintaining forces in Europe. by Hugh White Donald Trump will go to the NATO summit in Europe next week with these simple questions on his mind: Why should America should spend over 3.1 percent of GDP on […]

Five Global Stock Picks For Bargain Hunters

Five Global Stock Picks For Bargain Hunters   http://www.fortunascorner.com      First, let me wish all the father’s out there a happy, enjoyable, and meaningful father’s day.     The title above is from Daren Fonda’s June 18, 2018 article in this weekend’s Barron’s.  Mr. Fonda, summarized his recent interview with Charles Pohl and Diana Strandberg, Investment Committee […]

Italy’s Crisis — And Europe’s: Italy’s President Rejects The Populist Election Winners, Setting Up A Clash Between Democracy And The European Union; Will Ita’l Leave?

Italy’s Crisis — And Europe’s: Italy’s President Rejects The Populist Election Winners, Setting Up A Clash Between Democracy And The European Union; Will Ita’l Leave?   http://www.fortunascorner.com      We have a new ‘Sick Man Of Europe.’  As history has recorded, in the waning days of the Ottoman Empire (1908-1922), Tsar Nicholas, the last Tsar of […]

Ed Yardini On ‘Why Stocks Will Keep On Cooking’ In 2018

Ed Yardini On ‘Why Stocks Will Keep On Cooking’   www.fortunascorner.com        Leslie P. Norton had an article in this weekend’s (Mar. 10/11) Barron’s, with the title above.  She conducted an interview with Ed Yardini, founder/CEO of Yardini Research.  Mr. Yardini, who is one of the more followed stock market forecasters, told Barron’s that “earnings are phenomenal; […]

Russia Launches ICBM at INF Range, But It’s No INF Violation

Comment from a follower:  “Whether or not the specific launch is a violation of New START is beside the point; Russia could accumulate a stock of “ICBMs” and employ them at intermediate ranges during a security crisis in Europe, East Asia, or the Middle East.  Because of US compliance with the INF Treaty we would […]

NATO Needs A Long-Term Strategy To Counter Russia

A little backbone would be a good start.  RCP, fortunascorner.com Conclusion: Russia is a fragile state. If it seeks to undermine the legitimacy of Western institutions and political processes, it should expect to be the target of such actions. NATO Needs a Long-Term Strategy to Counter Russia By Daniel Gouré, www.realcleardefense.com View Original October 4th, 2017 Russia […]

Even In Death, The Spy Kim Philby Serves The Kremlin’s Purposes

  Excerpts: The betrayal of the 1949 Albania subversion operation, planned and executed by Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, Mr. Philby’s employer at the time, and the C.I.A., was one of the most disastrous episodes for Western intelligence during the Cold War. Similar subversive operations into western Ukraine also failed miserably.   Debate continues about how […]

September To Remember:  Best 3rd Quarter For U.S. Stocks In 4yrs.; Best Investment Plays Heading Into Last Quarter Of 2017

September To Remember:  Best 3rd Quarter For U.S. Stocks In 4yrs.; Best Investment Plays Heading Into Last Quarter Of 2017 www.fortunascorner.com      The most doubted/’hated’ bull market that I can remember, just had the best September performance in four years; and, despite many a skeptic, shows no signs that it is on its last […]

After The “West-2017,” – Russia, Serbia, Belarus Hold ‘Slavic Brotherhood’ Military Drills

https://www.svaboda.org/a/28756552.html After the “West-2017” starts a new Belarusian-Russian military exercises September 25, 2017, 20:22 Russian paratroopers to exercise “Zapad-2017”, September 14, 2017 · Russian special forces arrived in Belarus to participate in joint special tactical exercises.   This was reported on the website of the Defense Ministry. According to a report in the exercise, which will be […]