Summertime Won't Bring Easy Living for Investors Fed meetings, the Brexit vote and Spanish elections could keep markets on edge in the coming months.Summertime Won't Bring Easy Living for Investors Fed meetings, the Brexit vote and Spanish elections could keep markets on edge in the coming months.
Barrons | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 20:08:33
LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne said Turkey would not join the European Union, pushing back at one of the arguments made by campaigners who want Britain to leave...
Reuters | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 19:06:59
Every year, the world's richest and most powerful business executives, bankers, media heads and politicians sit down in some luxurious and heavily guarded venue, and discuss how to shape the world in a way that maximizes profits for all involved, while perpetuating a status quo that has been highly beneficial ...
Zero Hedge | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 18:59:03
US bank, which employs 9,000 people in the UK, says a leave vote would force it to move its London and Belfast hubs The US bank Citigroup, which employs 9,000 people in the UK, has told staff it would have to move operations out of its hubs in London and ...
Jill Treanor / Guardian | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 18:18:19
Peter Foster / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 17:50:15
The idea behind the referendum has never been to offer the people a debate between a neoliberal Europe and a social Britain, but between a neoliberal UK within a neoliberal EU, and a neoliberal UK outside a neoliberal EU. The two Brexiteers: Michael Gove and Boris Johnson. PAimages/Stefan Rousseau. All ...
Open Democracy | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 16:21:57
Citigroup has told staff a vote for Brexit could result in the of its UK business towards the EU, Sky News learns.
Sky | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 16:09:35
Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The UK is not the only country with increasing doubts about the EU. A Pew Research Center study on Euroskepticism Beyond Brexit shows a huge dip in EU favorability across the board. France has an even lower overall favorable rating of the EU than ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 15:30:22
Why would China listen to us if our sway with Europe, and hence the US, had shrunk? asks John Kerr
FT | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 15:07:03
Hillary claims nomination; Brexit fear is spreading; Soros disciple is killing it; Babe Ruth's dick pic; and more.
Dealbreaker | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 13:48:49
Charles Grant / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:40:20
Shutterstock For an EU already seething with popular discontent and a eurozone still hovering on the brink of dissolution, Brexit represents an existential challenge. For Britain, on the other hand, it promises liberation. It is the chance to return to normal self-government - and it is normal in the modern ...
Alan Sked, Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science / The Conversation | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:26:35
Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:17:55
The prospect of a British exit from the EU makes Middle East onlookers nervous, with potential problems for the region's aviation, real estate, banking and trade sectors.
Dominic Dudley, Contributor / Forbes | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:08:00
The debate, from SMEs' perspective, over the UK's referendum on EU membership, is finely balanced, but the risks of leaving are substantial compared to the potential benefits on offer
David Prosser, Contributor / Forbes | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 11:53:00
Evidence is such a complicated thing
FT | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 11:38:47
Leavers are optimistic, Brexiteering Tory MPs really do believe they can do it, yet Remainers still think they'll win. Neck and neck polls are giving both sides hope. Peter Kellner - a Europhile Labour supporting pollster - has written a [...]
Guy Fawkes' blog | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 11:33:28
Prime Minister David Cameron urged people to continue registering to vote.
USA Today | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:53:14
Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:40:07
Peter Foster / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:34:01
Christopher Hope / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:32:12
Asa Bennett / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:31:20
More than half a million Britons applied to vote in the upcoming "Brexit" referendum, crashing the government's voter registration website and prompting politicians to call for an extension of the deadline.
CNN | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:30:47
Laura Hughes / Telegraph | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:30:43
About turn. U-turn byt Shutterstock In 1997, a small number of academic economists in my country, the Netherlands, came out against the euro and were vilified by the authorities. I was one of them. When my native country organised a (non-binding) referendum about adopting the so-called European in 2005, many ...
Teaching / The Conversation | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 09:36:46
Polls showing Britain moving closer to withdrawing from the European Union may be a sign of things to come. History shows us that occasionally even strong business interests cannot prevent alliances from falling apart.
Don Pittis / CBC | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 09:00:00
Applications hit 525,000 on Tuesday with 300,000 under-34s signing up
FT | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:57:17
The Life Chances Strategy - trailed in the 2016 Queen's speech - is aimed at developing 'a more social approach' to tackling poverty: it focuses on understanding how social problems combine to stifle opportunity. Dalia Ben-Galim writes that although this should be welcomed as a genuine attempt to support life ...
Blog Admin / British Politics and Policy at LSE | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:00:40
Submitted by John Mauldin via Two polls were recently released that call the European Union in question. A poll in Italy reported that the Five Star Movement (a populist political party that wants to hold a referendum on whether Italy should remain in the European Union) was the most popular ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:00:00
Exiting the European Union has the potential to severely, negatively impact children living in Britain today, yet so far Brexit has remained a discussion between and about adults. Jim Champion/Flickr. (CC 2.0 by-nc) On 23 June 2016 adults will decide on the future of the UK's membership of the European ...
Helen Stalford / Open Democracy | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 05:00:00
The impact of the Brexit vote is being felt in London's property market, with many overseas investors sitting on the sidelines.
CNBC | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 04:50:00
Milton Ezrati Economics, Europe Brexit is forcing Europe toward crucial reforms. Even if it comes to nothing, the Brexit show has produced a remarkable chain of unintended consequences. David Cameron started the ball rolling in 2013. With his eye firmly focused on domestic politics, he decided to steal a march ...
Milton Ezrati / National Interest | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 01:07:00
What would happen to the European Health Insurance Card, which entitles travellers to free medical cover while abroad in most European countries, in the event of a Brexit?
BBC | Wed, 8 Jun 2016 00:55:04
A quick examination of the Tory project whatever the results shows worrying prospects. David Cameron and Boris Johnson, photo: World Economic Forum Boris Johnson has achieved the remarkable feat of making David Cameron ('PR Dave') look principled. While Johnson's 'agonising' Brexit choice - apparently after drafting two opposing articles for ...
Open Democracy | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 23:00:01
Process could be delayed by Tory leadership contest and EU negotiations
FT | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 22:23:59
Cameron declares Britain 'not a quitter' as Farage hits back at racism claim
FT | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 22:08:12
Seeking Alpha | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 22:06:12
A new study found that EU skepticism goes beyond people favorable of a British exit and showed that more nations wanted to get some powers back from Brussels, implying that Britain could obtain much of what it wanted in the future within the EU. The Pew Research Center interviewed some ...
Marcel Michelson, Contributor / Forbes | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 21:00:00
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:50:15
The Brexit referendum is gaining global traction, and many politicians and economists are warning a 'Leave' victory could throw Britain into a recession
Gordon Isfeld / Financial Post | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:23:18
The British pound soared by more than 1% against the dollar early Tuesday, with a suspected trade highlighting market nerves ahead of the U.K's referendum on its European Union membership.
WSJ | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:00:32
June 7- Americans are likely to know both who their new president is and how their Thanksgiving turkey tastes before they get an interest rate increase. Fed Chair Janet Yellen fully earned her scouting badge for central banking speech-making on Monday, managing to be vague, reassuring and noncommittal in more ...
CNBC | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:00:00
Jon Shazar / Dealbreaker | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 18:53:44
The head of the World Trade Organisation fears an Out vote could make exporting more expensive, harming competitiveness.
Sky | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 18:48:05
Simon Johnson / Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 18:29:01
No need to worry yet - the evidence for a rampant flight from UK banks is feeble, writes Chris Giles
FT | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 18:18:01
Rome, June 7 - Brexit would produce at least two years of "institutional uncertainty" and "political stalemate" in the EU, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Tuesday. He said negotiations to 'free' Britain from the EU would not be easy.
Gazzetta Del Sud | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 18:14:00
Laura Hughes / Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 17:56:18
Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 17:49:52
Tyler Cowen in the New York Times: "If people in all of these groups are working less, then someone must be working more. The answer, overwhelmingly, is women, who have taken on an Atlaslike role in supporting American economic growth." The post Links and quotes for June 7, 2016: Women ...
Sarah Gustafson / AEI | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 17:30:48
Hundreds of thousands of voters are signing up for a chance to weigh in on whether Britain should remain in the European Union.
CNN | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 16:49:39
Leave message: EU rules mean we can't extradite foreign villains. Remain message: Last day to register to vote. Cut through: PM bashes Brexit Leave social media count: 459,406 likes, 52,615 followers. Remain social media count: 459,661 likes, 34,817 followers.[...]
Guy Fawkes' blog | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 16:42:32
PM betrays increasing urgency ahead of EU referendum
FT | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:57:55
British Prime Minister David Cameron accused his opponents of peddling and "factual errors" as part of their campaign ahead of the referendum on Britain's continued membership of the European Union.
WSJ | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:55:07
The Guardian. United Kingdom.
The Guardian. United Kingdom. / World Affairs | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:50:05
UK banks' subordinated debt has tumbled as the threat of the country leaving the European Union later this month escalates.
IFR | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:15:00
Philip Johnston / Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:11:11
EU referendum: Boris Johnson and Michael Gove challenge David Cameron to a face-to-face debate as PM decries 'complete untruths'
Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 14:52:58
Air Liquide bagged €12bn of orders for its multi-tranche deal on Monday as investors rushed to buy before the European Central Bank enters the fray and Brexit risk takes hold.
IFR | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 14:47:00
The UK outside the European Union would face uncertain trade relations, World Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevedo tells the BBC.
BBC | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 14:07:23
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev attend a press conference following their meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on June 7, 2016. / AFP / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images) Two polls were recently released that call the European Union in ...
John Mauldin, Contributor / Forbes | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 13:55:00
June 24. The Brexit referendum result is in the books. Everyone wakes up dazed and wonders "what next?"
Here Is The City | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 13:32:08
MUST READS This Job Market Slump Started a While Ago - Bloomberg Yellen signals Fed will wait to raise rates - LA Times 3 Signs of a Recession Janet Yellen Is Ignoring - Fortune Yellen warns of the hit Brexit could have on US economy - BBC Bank of England ...
Tim Iacono | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 11:56:38
Fed meetings, the Brexit vote and Spanish elections could keep markets on edge in the coming months.
Barrons | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 11:39:54
Why Britain Is Edging Toward 'Brexit' Euro-Area Economy Grows Faster as Consumption Gathers Pace Why Trump, the 'King of Debt,' Hates Dodd-Frank Verizon to Bid [...]
Eddy Elfenbein | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 11:32:07
Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 10:24:09
Roger Bootle / Telegraph | Sun, 5 Jun 2016 18:55:29
David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, is piling on the fear, uncertainty and doubt over the upcoming referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union. The latest threat is that if Brexit happens, if Britain becomes newly sovereign again, then mortgages will become more expensive. This of course strikes ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes | Sun, 5 Jun 2016 07:16:00
In recent years, Euroscepticism has frequently been associated with the right of the political spectrum in the UK, but a number of figures on the left have also voiced their support for the country leaving the EU. Imke Henkel writes that while criticism of the EU's handling of the Eurozone ...
Blog Admin / British Politics and Policy at LSE | Wed, 1 Jun 2016 11:00:45
If voters in the UK decide in the country's referendum on June 23 to leave the EU, it will not be for economic reasons; indeed, it is more than apparent that Brexit would carry huge economic costs. So why does the outcome of the vote remain far from certain?
Jean Pisani-Ferry / Project Syndicate | Tue, 31 May 2016 17:23:30
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says leaving the EU would create "an enormous economic problem" following any Brexit vote on 23 June.
BBC | Sun, 29 May 2016 12:44:49
Poll shows 88% of 600 experts fear long-term fall in GDP if UK leaves single market, and 82% are alarmed over impact on household income Nine out of 10 of the country's top economists working across academia, the City, industry, small businesses and the public sector believe the British economy ...
Sonia Sodha, Toby Helm and Phillip Inman / Guardian | Sat, 28 May 2016 19:30:13
Even if voters in the UK choose to remain in the EU, Prime Minister David Cameron will have an unpleasant mess to clean up. Rather than focus on the home front, Cameron should take the lead in putting in place a credible European policy for dealing with mass migration.
Chris Patten / Project Syndicate | Thu, 26 May 2016 15:33:30
The IMF has not given up on debt relief for Greece, but due to the upcoming Brexit vote, is holding off on the fight until fall.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism | Thu, 26 May 2016 09:55:05
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has warned that the pound could lose its place as one of the world's most important reserve currencies if Britain votes to leave the European Union in June. In a new report, titled "Brexit Is A Risk To The Reserve Status Of Sterling" S&P ...
Will Martin / Business Insider | Wed, 25 May 2016 13:31:01
Thinktank says lower growth and extra borrowing would offset any benefits from halting what it claims is the £150m a week UK contribution to Brussels Britain's leading tax and spending thinktank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, has warned that leaving the European Union would force ministers to extend austerity measures ...
Phillip Inman Economics correspondent / Guardian | Tue, 24 May 2016 23:01:23
Maj-Gen Tim Cross OBE / Telegraph | Tue, 24 May 2016 23:01:00
Bank of England could make Brexit intervention on eve of EU referendum as David Cameron claims voting for Brexit is unpatriotic
Laura Hughes / Telegraph | Tue, 24 May 2016 16:00:47