Category Eurozone, Euro

The European Union Is Dead — But, Does Not Yet Know It

The European Union Is Dead — But, Does Not Yet Know It   https://fortunascorner.com       I have been writing for over five years now on this blog that the European Union (EU) was in a slow-motion death dance to the dustbin of history. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the ‘unity’ piece of the […]

Italy Wonders Where Europe’s Solidarity Is As Coronavirus Strains Show; Will Italy Be The Next Country To Leave The European Union?; One By-Product Of The Coronavirus May Be The Demise Of The EU Itself

Italy Wonders Where Europe’s Solidarity Is As Coronavirus Strains Show; Will Italy Be The Next Country To Leave The European Union?; One By-Product Of The Coronavirus May Be The Demise Of The EU Itself   https://fortunascorner.com         I have been writing ever since 2016 when BREXIT initially passed, that the United Kingdom would […]

Eurozone Economy Suffers Worst Quarterly Performance Since 2013 – Experts Predict A Gloomy 2020; Meanwhile, U.S. Stock Market Closing In On Best Year Since 2013

Eurozone Economy Suffers Worst Quarterly Performance Since 2013 – Experts Predict A Gloomy 2020; Meanwhile, U.S. Stock Market Closing In On Best Year Since 2013   https://fortunascorner.com       A tale of two continents.  Need more evidence or reasoning that Britain’s made the right decision with respect to Brexit? Look no further than the […]

Italy To Activate Its ‘Parallel Currency’ In Defiant Riposte To EU Ultimatum; “A European Empire Is Not What Europe Needs.” 

Italy To Activate Its ‘Parallel Currency’ In Defiant Riposte To EU Ultimatum    https://fortunascorner.com      The title above, comes from Ambrose Evans-Pritchard’s May 29, 2019 article he posted to London’s The Telegraph. I do not always agree with Mr. Evans-Pritchard; but, we agree more often than not; and, he is one of my favorite British […]

The Brexit Party’s Stunning Victory Is Just The Beginning; Prepare For A Revolution In British Politics; Nigel Farage Says: “We Are Here To Stay; And To Change [British And European] Politics For Good.”  “The Sick Man Of Europe — Is Europe”

The Brexit Party’s Stunning Victory Is Just The Beginning; Prepare For A Revolution In British Politics; Nigel Farage Says: “We Are Here To Stay; And To Change [British And European] Politics For Good.”  “The Sick Man Of Europe — Is Europe” http://www.frotunascorner.com      Pro-Brexit member of Parliament, Nigel Farage, had a May 27, 2019 Op-Ed […]

The Establishment Coup Against Brexit: ‘What Would Washington Have Done, If Loyalists At Valley Forge Told Him Independence Would Cost America 3 Percent Of GDP?

The Establishment Coup Against Brexit: ‘What Would Washington Have Done, If Loyalists At Valley Forge Told Him Independence Would Cost America 3 Percent Of GDP?   https://fortunascorner.com      Andrew Roberts had a great Op-Ed in this past weekend’s (April 13/14) Wall Street Journal (WSJ), “The Establishment Coup Against Brexit.” As I have written before on this […]

Europe At A Crossroads: How Will It Respond To The Next Shock?

Europe At A Crossroads: How Will It Respond To The Next Shock?   https://fortunascorner.com        The title above comes from Peter Briancon’s April 1, 2019 article in this weekend’s Barron’s. With Brexit still unfolding, and burgeoning populist movements across the continent, the idea that the European Union (EU) could crumble is far from fantasy. The […]

Brexit’s A Mess: And Here’s What’s Coming Next; Conrad Black On Brexit

Brexit’s A Mess: And Here’s What’s Coming Next; Conrad Black On Brexit   https://fortunascorner.com        The title above comes from an article by Conrad Black posted on his blog on March 23, 2019. Mr. Black is a Canadian-born British former newspaper publisher, convicted U.S. felon, and publisher.He begins, “As a member of Their […]

German Manufacturing Craters, Sending Bund Yields Negative; Recession Fears Growing

German Manufacturing Craters, Sending Bund Yields Negative; Recession Fears Growing https://fortunascorner.com      As Tyler Druden notes on this morning’s/March 22, 2019 edition of ZeroHedge.com, German manufacturing fell to its lowest level in six years this month/March, declining from an already anemic 47.6 in February, to just 44.6 in March. A number below 50 indicates contraction and […]

German Alarm Grows Over The EU’s Dangerous Ultimatum Terms For Britain

German Alarm Grows Over The EU’s Dangerous Ultimatum Terms For Britain https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Ambrose Evans-Pritchard’s March 20, 2019 article in London’s The Telegraph. Mr. Evans-Pritchard begins, “Ever louder voices in Germany are denouncing the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a fundamental failure of European statecraft that can lead only to a diplomatic […]