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Global Macro Scoreboard and Asset Heatmap: June 11, 2018

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The anniversary of the Qatar blockade and the market-rattling hack of a bitcoin exchanges drove global online interest this week.

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Will the SPD Youth Overthrow the GroKo?

Signals suggest the German young socialists' push to block Angela Merkel's grand coalition is falling flat.

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In Germany, the SPD's 464,000 party members are voting by postal ballot on whether to approve a four-year “grand coalition” (nicknamed the "GroKo") with Angela Merkel's CDU. The re...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Strong AfD Showing Stirs Populism, Migration Concerns

In German elections today, Merkel secured another four-year mandate, but the nationalist right exceeded expectations.

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Today, as expected, German voters handed Angela Merkel another four-year term. Less expected was the strong performance of the populist, far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) par...

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Germany Decides 2017: In Digital Campaign, Schulz Gains, Far Right Falls

With Germany's federal elections two weeks away, Martin Schulz's SPD has been gaining digital momentum, though it's ambiguous why.

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According to the polls, Angela Merkel's CDU party is almost sure to triumph over Martin Schulz's SPD in Germany's federal elections on September 24. Yet, the SPD has been steadily ...

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