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France, Germany To Merge Economic And Defense Policies; Create Cross-Border "Eurodistricts" 

Germany and France are set to forge a pact aligning their defense, diplomatic and economic policies in an unprecedented "twinning" pact "regarded as a prototype for the future of the European Union," according to The Times' Oliver Moody.   .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Women won"t have economic parity for 202 years, report says

The U.S. ranks 19th out of 149 countries in women's economic equality with men. It is ahead of France, Germany and Denmark but behind Iceland and Norway......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 18th, 2018

London Markets: London markets choppy as European economic growth slows and Brexit uncertainty rises

London markets were turbulent on Monday, as both Germany and France announced indications of slower economic growth and uncertainties mounted surrounding Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

Will Russia-Ukraine Conflict Benefit U.S. Defense Stocks?

Considering the recent cross-border tension between Russia and Ukraine, Ukraine may seek assistance. Considering Trump administration's recent initiatives, we may conclude that the current U.S. government is w.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 3rd, 2018

France and Germany Step In to Circumvent Iran Sanctions

France and Germany have joined forces to rescue a European effort to create a payments channel to keep trade flowing with Iran, defying U.S. attempts to take the air out of the plan, senior diplomats said......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 26th, 2018

Here’s What Rich Countries Need to Do to Sustain Global Growth

Economic growth in the U.S., Germany, France and Italy will slow, says OECD — but there are some fixes. Global growth should continue for the next two years, the Organisation for Economic Co-.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 22nd, 2018

Macron, Merkel Show Unity on Defense and Security

The leaders of France and Germany pledged on Sunday to strengthen the European Union and work toward the creation of a European army, in a show of unity on a controversial initiative that has been criticized by President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 19th, 2018

US Deploys 800 Troops To Southern Border As "Migrant Caravan" Approaches: CNN

As Mexican authorities do little to stop the 'migrant caravan' from cross southern Mexico, Defense Secretary James Mattis is reportedly preparing to order an additional 800 tro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 25th, 2018

L3, Harris to Form Sixth-Largest US Defense Contractor

Defense contractors L3 Technologies and Harris announced Sunday that they will merge in an all-stock deal that will create the nation's sixth largest defense firm......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 15th, 2018

Harris Corp., L3 Technologies announce plans to merge

Melbourne-based Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and New York-based L3 Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LLL) on Sunday announced plans to combine in an all stock merger of equals that will create the sixth-largest defense company in the U.S. and a top 10 defense .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2018

French finance minister prods Germany on EU economic reform

France's finance minister is pressing Germany to move ahead with plans for economic reform in the European Union, warning that "we cannot wait any longer" and arguing that ordinary citizens' patience is "exhausted.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2018

Rocky Mountain fuel distributors to merge, create "border-to-border" business, CEO says

The deal combines companies with more than 700 gas stations, grocery store and big-box retailers throughout the mountain West and Southwest......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Europe Markets: European shares tick higher, but bank stocks lower

European stocks rose modestly on Thursday, following some positive economic data from Germany and France, though trading was quiet as investors looked ahead to reports on Brexit negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018

Britain unveils fighter jet model to rival Franco-German program

Britain unveiled a model of a sleek proposed fighter jet named Tempest on Monday, raising questions about the future of European defense cooperation, given that Germany and France launched their own fighter jet program a year ago......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2018

Steady drum of Trump"s anti-Germany remarks raises questions

Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 11th, 2018

Merkel, Macron back euro zone budget but challenges ahead

The leaders of Germany and France have agreed to create a budget for the euro zone and hailed a "new chapter" for the currency union. But, as David Pollard reports, many wonder how it will work in a bloc with such diverging interests......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 20th, 2018

For most of American history, it wasn"t illegal to cross the US-Mexico border — here"s how it became a crime

It wasn't always a crime to cross the US-Mexico border without authorization, however, during the 1920s, Congress began adopting "whites only" immigration policies. This caused so.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Italy"s biggest bank reportedly wants to merge with France"s Societe Generale to create a $2.5 trillion European giant

Business Insider/Reuters CEO of UniCredit reportedly keen to begin merger talks with French giant Societe Generale. No discussions have yet been held about merging Italy's biggest lender with France's 3rd .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 4th, 2018

Study: Columbus airports contribute $12.9B to statewide economy every year

Airports operated by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority provide 58,730 jobs, $3.1 billion in annual payroll and create $12.9 billion in annual economic activity for the state of Ohio, according to a new independent study. The Economic Development R.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 58 min. ago

Lost Manufacturing Jobs Create King-Size Ripple Effects

Lost manufacturing jobs have a wide-ranging effect on employment in other sectors according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst14 hr. 13 min. ago

France And Germany Take Major Step Toward EU Army To Protect "Europe Threatened By Nationalism"

French President Emmanuel Macron's push for what he previously called "a real European army" got a big boost on Tuesday amid France and Germany signing an updated historic treaty reaffirming their close ties and commitment to sup.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 23rd, 2019