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The Catalan Crisis: The Vote Is Just the Beginning

Predata signals show unrest, violence set to continue.

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CATALONIA | Undeterred by arrests, ballot seizures, and a court ruling that the vote would be illegal, Catalonia held an independence referendum today. The Spanish government crack...

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Expect Up and Down Week for French Equities as "Autumn of Non-Subjugation" Kicks Off

Mounting anti-labor law reform demonstrations set to trigger CAC 40 volatility.

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As we expected, Saturday's demonstration in Paris against Emmanuel Macron's labor reform efforts, lead by Jean-Luc Mélenchon's La France Insoumise (The Non-subjugated France) was l...

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France's Non-subjuguated Autumn of Discontent to Begin Tomorrow

Expect tomorrow's anti-labor reform protests to rattle markets

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A Predata signal trained to anticipate demonstrations and labor strikes in opposition to labor reform efforts in France has spiked sharply, suggesting tomorrow's scheduled protest,...

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Planned Demonstrations Against French Labor Reform Unlikely To Leave Mark

Upcoming protests against Macron's labor reform agenda probably won't cause major disruptions.

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Back in June, France's powerful CGT union announced that on September 12 it would lead a strike and protest against the Macron government's labor law reform agenda. But with just t...

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Kenya Decides

Ahead of the August 8 general election, signals indicate a tight race and a high risk of violence.

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In Tuesday's general election, Kenyans will cast their votes for president, parliamentarians, and thousands of local representatives. The presidential race pits incumbent Uhuru Ken...

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MarketsSecurity

Political Risk Moves Markets in Different Ways

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You would think a disruptive mass protest would negatively affect a country’s market and asset prices. But recent political unrest around the globe suggests this isn’t necessarily ...

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French Labor Reform Opponents May Skip Summer Vacation

Though unions are calling for a general strike in September, opposition to Macron's labor law reform could pick up as early as mid-July.

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Is there anything standing in Emmanuel Macron's way? Following a convincing result over Marine Le Pen in the second round of the presidential election, and his party's historic per...

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Terrorism's New Normal

The reaction to the Manchester bombing was muted, even in Britain.

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FOLLOWING the Westminster attack, we examined the evolving reaction across the continent to increasingly (and hauntingly) frequent terrorist incidents in Europe. Using the same met...

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