November 20, 2019

Migrant children: Trump speaks of plan to halt separations

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From BBC US President Donald Trump has promised action to “keep families together” amid fury over separations of undocumented child migrants from adults. “I’ll be signing something in a little while that’s going to do that,” he told reporters at the White House. The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly drafted an executive order to […]

The Editor speaks: Our election is quiet – compare to the French one – but is balloting really secret anymore

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The French election is an example of how divided opinions run completely out of control. There they are down to just two candidates whilst here we have 61! The last debate between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron was a classic. A classic where Pen and Macron traded insults for more than two hours, arguing […]

How right-wing trolls spread fake news to influence French elections

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BY GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE From Mashable Fake news was very much a part of U.S. elections last year and now it’s trickled into the French elections as well. During the presidential debate Wednesday night, Front National candidate Marine Le Pen, who runs on an anti-EU, far-right agenda, raised the allegationthat the election’s frontrunner, the centrist Emmanuel […]

France’s Macron must win big now to have a chance of fulfilling pledges

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Michel Rose, Reuters From Business Insider PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron’s camp should perhaps keep the champagne on ice a little longer. The young independent centrist’s qualification on Sunday for the runoff of France’s presidential election in two weeks’ time will certainly bring a sigh of relief in European capitals and financial markets; opinion polls […]

The French presidential election is a terrifying farce that everyone needs to pay attention to

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By Brunello Rosa, From Business Insider Italia Following the first presidential debate on March 20, the race for the French presidency is now in full swing. My research firm MacroGeo is following these elections very closely. At the end of last year we published a travel journal from Paris where we noted the risk of […]

Investors and managers share views on Trump, Le Pen, technology and the future of the Alternative Investment Industry in CAIS 2017 Survey

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44% believe Trump administration represents the biggest global risk in 2017 GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A survey of more than 200 leading thinkers and decision-makers in the alternative investment industry in attendance at the 2017 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) revealed that 44% believe the Trump administration represents the biggest potential […]