A Visit from Our Oldest Ally

France’s Macron Visits Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron emphasized pomp and ceremony on Monday as Macron began a state visit to Washington likely to be dominated by differences with the United States over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran...

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Danielle DiMartino Booth

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been over a year since Germany’s top banking regulator warned that negative interest rates were a “seeping poison” infecting Germany’s financial system. Such was the pressure exerted on German life insurers, “a handful” had been put on death watch, as in they might be forced to wind down by 2018...

The French Connection

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Pendulums can be problematic once physics kicks in. Such could be the case in the coming years as the populist movement sweeping the developed world swings to the far right. In the event this possibility seems remote, grab today’s Financial Times and have a read of, “Austrian Election Tests Support for European populism in Trump Era.”...