Posts Tagged ‘france’

France Is Its Worst Enemy

by Christopher Lemieuxon November 18, 2013 5:17 pm BST
France was accredited with helping the eurozone out of the longest recession in the union’s history, but it is not peachy inside the second largest European economy. France has been dealt tough second half of the year, and it is likely that these issues will continue to affect the country for the near-term. The unemployment […]

Heed the Warnings and Economists Won’t Be Surprised

by Christopher Lemieuxon November 12, 2013 12:07 am BST
The cut in the benchmark made by the European Central Bank seemed to hit the market by surprise much like the Federal Reserve’s decision not to taper, but the sad realization is that the analysts and economist are surprised by actions made when the signs were so, so clear. This Thursday, France, Germany and Italy […]

EURUSD Stalls Under 1.36

by Christopher Lemieuxon October 15, 2013 1:35 am BST
The eurodollar is failing to prevail above 1.36 after stalling out near 1.3550. The dollar weakness has provided the pair with short-term momentum, but the market’s inability to see any negative outcome in Washington D.C. has limited any upside potential. Eurozone fundamentals are also weighing on the pair. German factory orders decline while still posting […]

Yen and Crude Take a Breather As Uncertainty About Syria Lingers

by Christopher Lemieuxon August 29, 2013 3:19 am BST
Risk sentiment returned today after a massive decline in the markets yesterday as uncertainty about the U.S. involvement in the Syrian conflict linger. Yen paired back, typically seen as a safe haven currency, its three week high. The yen is up in tonight’s Asian session as the financial markets are on edge over potential multi-national […]