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The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to cut taxes and boost France’s growth, now 1.5 yrs after he came into power, he is facing violent.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 6th, 2018

A.I. Could Widen Economic Disparity Between Urban and Rural Areas, Brookings Report Warns

The report su.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

Emmanuel Macron Is Happy to Fight With Italy

The French president is trying to use the spat to take back the initiative from the gilets jaunes and get his economic reforms back on track. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 8th, 2019

Ghosn resigned from Renault last night: French finance minister

Carlos Ghosn has resigned from French carmaker Renault , French finance minister Bruno Le Maire told Bloomberg Television in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019

EU veto of Alstom-Siemens rail tie-up would be "economic error" - France

The European Commission would make an "economic error and political mistake" if it were to block the merger of Alstom's and Siemens' rail businesses, said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, shortly before meeting the EU's competition chief......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

Macron Cancels On Davos One Day After Trump Skips Out

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday announced that he would not attend the World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, citing a busy schedule which includes debates over the ongoing Yellow Vest prote.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 11th, 2019

Even The Best Countries for Working Women Don’t Pay Fairly

The disparity in economic and political opportunities for men and women has always been a problem, but there are signs of improvement, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 Global Gender........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 8th, 2019

French protests weighed on eurozone economy in December

A closely watched survey is showing that the protests that brought much of France to a standstill in December weighed on economic activity across the 19-country eurozone, with growth at its slowest in more than four years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 4th, 2019

Overstretched, protesting French police win pay boost

The French government bowed to.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 20th, 2018

Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

Yellow vest protesters are occupying dozens of traffic roundabouts in France, even as their movement for economic justice appears to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of demonstrations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 16th, 2018

Bare-Breasted "Mariannes" Face Off With French Police; Tear Gas, Pepper Spray Used On Protesting Yellow Vests

Week five of Yellow Vest demonstrations turned violent after protesters in Paris began to scuffle with police.  Ju.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 15th, 2018

Macron Faces Thursday No Confidence Vote As Protesters Reject Economic "Crumbs"

The majority of French people are not satisfied with a series of new economic policies unveiled by President Emmanuel Macron this week, and say that the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protests should.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 13th, 2018

"Economic Catastrophe": Yellow Vest Protests Cripple French Businesses; Foreign Minister Slams Trump

The Yellow Vest protests which have grip.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 9th, 2018

Viral Video Of French Students Lined Up Execution-Style Sparks Outrage; Protesters Want Macron"s "Scalp"

A viral video of French police detaining protesting high school students "execution style" has sparked outrage, just one day ahead of planned protests across the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2018

AP Explains: The French protesters" economic discontents

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to cut taxes and boost France's growth......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2018

Paris Rioting Puts Macron"s Economic Overhaul to the Test

The worst rioting to hit the French capital in years left President Emmanuel Macron weighing an emergency crackdown on protests and scrambling to shield his pro-business agenda from surging public anger at his government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

France braces for economic blow from "yellow vest" protests

French President Emmanuel Macron warned his cabinet ministers on Monday that the weekend's "battle scenes" involving anti-tax protesters in Paris could impact investor sentiment and that the government should respond. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 26th, 2018

SocGen says $1.3 billion U.S. penalties will not affect 2018 results

French bank Societe Generale said on Monday it agreed to pay $1.3 billion in penalties to the U.S. authorities to settle a dispute over violations of U.S. economic sanctions, adding the fines were entirely covered by provisions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Capitol Report: Economic inequality could cause U.S. debt downgrade, Moody’s says

Rising disparity between t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 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

Erdogan, Macron vow to boost economic ties: Turkish presidential source

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone on Thursday and stressed the importance of developing economic and trade ties and boosting bilateral investment, a Turkish presidential source said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2018