Pay no attention to unilaterally-instituted no-fly-without-permission zones or alleged violations of human rights. In fact, just ignore Joe Biden entirely, please. Read more »
The euro could be in danger of disappearing within the next decade if France does not continue pushing economic reforms, BlackRock Capital boss Larry Fink said Tuesday. Fink expressed his concern about the health of one of Europe’s largest economies at The New York Times’s DealBook Conference, mentioning France’s recent downgrade by Standard & Poor’s. “I don’t think in 10 years time we can have a euro if we don’t have a strong France and a strong Germany,” he said in an interview shown on CNBC. “It’s all predicated on two very strong countries and the competitiveness of France is still deteriorating.” [CNBC]
American and the IMF have abandoned Argentina in her holy war to avoid paying her bills. But the French remain steadfast, and will undoubtedly tip John Roberts’ scales in favor of the Argentine government. Read more »
Nobody’s trying to put Paul Singer in jail—yet—but the Elliott Management chief has had to disclose an insider-trading probe to his investors. Read more »
Zee French are considering some sackings in the new year. Read more »
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