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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

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘yellow vests’ are protesting for a 16th weekend running in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the Macron government’s economic policies they see as favoring the rich. In Par.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 2nd, 2019

Macron Woos Yellow Vests With Tax Cuts, Immigration, And Warning Over Threat Of "Political Islam"

French President Emmanuel Macron gave a rare press conference on Thursday, where he promised to cut taxes and institute other economic reforms as he attempts to reboot his presidency (as FT puts it).  M.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2019

A US-EU trade war would be a political and economic mistake, says French finance minister

In two Twitter posts this week, U.S. President Donald Trump hit out at the European Union, even calling the bloc "a brutal trading partner.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 12th, 2019

Brexit, Yellow Vest Chaos Chilled French Champagne Sales

The economic toll of Britain's Brexit and France's "yellow vest" movement cooled French champagn.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 20th, 2019

French unions stage day of strikes at Macron policies

French unions took to the streets on Tuesday to protest against President Macron's economic policies. As Francis Maguire reports, the demonstrations ramp up pressure on Macron who is also dealing after 'yellow vest' protests turned violent at the weekend......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 19th, 2019

French train workers occupy building, protesting reforms

Striking French train workers have occupied a building in a surprise protest against President Emmanuel Macron's changes to the state-run rail company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2018

Europe Confronts Blowback From U.S. Economic Moves

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron visit Washington this week with strains hanging over European economic relations with the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 22nd, 2018

COVER STORY: Denying the American dream — Louisville banks routinely deny more minority home loans

Data on lending illustrates the economic disparity between races in Louisville......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Facing strikes, France"s Macron defends economic vision

Train workers, hospitals staff, students, retirees, lawyers and magistrates: they are all protesting the way President Emmanuel Macron's government is changing France......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 12th, 2018

Softer France and Spain growth clouds ECB policy prospects

French economic growth slowe.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

National Economic Disparity Could Spell Political Shifts

Authored by Ben Isaac via Free Market Shooter blog, In the years following the housing crash of 2008, most local housing markets have made a full rebound from the dire straits that befell a huge portion of the pop.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2018

As Russia"s Gold Hoard Soars, Putin Warns "US Sanctions Hurt Trust In Dollar As Reserve Currency"

Despite his absence from Vladimir Putin's annual economic showcase - which included such US allied luminaries as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, French President Emmanuel Macron, China’s Vice Pr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 26th, 2018

KLM CEO says more restructuring needed at Air France

The two national airlines merged to form Air France-KLM in 2004 but Air France's economic performance has broadly lagged that of KLM, with the French carrier suffering frequent strikes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 4th, 2018

The Argentine Peso Is Plunging... Again

As Argentine truckers begin a one-day national strike, demanding wage increases to compensate for an unexpected surge in inflation and protesting President Macri’s economic policies, the peso is in fr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2018

Macron Tries to Shore Up Support for French Economic Overhaul

French President Emmanuel Macron summoned both chambers of parliament to the ornate Palace of Versailles on Monday to defend his first year in office, rejecting claims that his pro-business agenda favors the wealthy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018

Italian, France econ ministers back digital services tax

The Italian and French economic ministers say they will work for the speedy adoption of an EU Commission proposal to tax digital services from the end of this year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 1st, 2018

The Latest: Turkish, French presidents speak by phone

The Latest on Turkey's currency crisis (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 16th, 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

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

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

Rising disparity between t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018