French police have detained two of Marine Le Pen's closest aides: her bodyguard and chief of staff, for questioning over alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants, Le Pen's lawyer said.
"If Trump gets the immigration plan he wants, the housing market will get hit harder than any other. If millions of people get deported and more people don’t come in to take their place, then you’ll have downward pressure on home prices, especially in urban areas."
European assets spiked from near session lows, with the Euro and French OATs jumping, dragging Bunds lower and pushing US indices to intraday highs after French politician Francois Bayrou announced he was endorsing Emmanuel Macron in the upcoming presidential election, without saying if he decides not to run.
"I'm dazed & confused...economists and the consensus all acknowledge 2001 and 2007 were low interest rate, debt driven financial and economic bubbles. However, somehow today's even lower interest rate environment resulting in an additional $9.5 trillion in equity valuation from the last bubble peak...this one is legit and isn't a bubble???"
"The message of these exercises ... for world arrogance is not to do anything stupid," said General Mohammad Pakpour, head of the Guards’ ground forces. "The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and it will receive a strong slap in the face if it does make such a mistake."
The likelihood of Germany dividing North v South is extremely high. This entire refugee issue was bad enough. For the SPD to try to give them votes to take control will set off an internal German civil war.
According to the latest weekly BofA client data, "smart money" investors have finally tempered their euphoric optimism, and last week during which the S&P 500 climbed to another new high, BofAML clients took advantage of the surge in "greater fools" and turned net sellers of US equities for the first time since the week prior to the US election in early November.
As the Malaysian police pieces together the clues of last week's dramatic assassination of Kim Jong-Un's brother, in a press conference this morning officials said that the two women suspected in the fatal poisoning attack were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals, then wipe them on his face,