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Global Macro Scoreboard: EU Council, French Labor Reform

The EU Council delivers a firm message on Brexit, and opposition to Macron's labor law reforms founders.

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Fin de Chemin for French Labor Reform OpponentsAs Emmanuel Macron's effort to reform France's labor law creeps back to the top of the Scoreboard, it seems increasingly likely that ...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Breaking Brexit

With the future of Brexit and EU Reform at inflection points, expectations are high for this week's European Council summit.

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At this week's European Council summit, EU leaders were supposed to give the Commission the green light to proceed to the next phase of Brexit negotiations. Instead, after the fift...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Will Brexit Force a May-xit?

After a rocky Tory party congress, the Brexit hardliners continue to dominate the online conversation and flummox Theresa May.

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This week's Conservative Party conference laid bare the Brexit-related fault lines ripping apart the Tories. Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Philip Hammond built on overt...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Prelude to (Trade) War?

Tension over U.S.-China trade relations is growing, as two Trump cabinet secretaries visited Beijing last week.

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This week's Scoreboard reflected increased market attention to issues related to the U.S.-China trade relationship, with both Protectionism and U.S.-China Trade War registering maj...

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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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Global Macro Scoreboard: EU Can Count On Jean-Claude Juncker

This week's notable macro market attention-grabbers were the EU State of the Union, Catalan independence vote, and U.S. tax reform.

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EU Can Count on Jean-ClaudeYesterday European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his annual "State of the EU" address, surprising pundits with an ambitious integration a...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Manu and Mutti Take On Europe

The German Election led this week's macro market interest ranking, with European reform issues making large gains.

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Merkel in Control After DebateThe German federal election jumped into the top spot on the Scoreboard this week after Angela Merkel and challenger Martin Schulz faced off in a telev...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Venezuela El Paria

With the U.S. applying sanctions, Venezuela's worsening crisis leads our list of global macro issues in digital interest this week.

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Venezuela took the highest spot on the Scoreboard this week, as fresh U.S. sanctions have brought the country's political and social crisis back to the forefront of global markets....

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Under Jacinda, Labour Kiwis Can Fly

Three weeks after the 37-year-old MP became Labour leader, the party continues to dominate in digital momentum.

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Under Jacinda, Labour Kiwis Can FlyInterest in New Zealand's general election, scheduled for September 23, topped the Scoreboard this week. The lead story continues to be Labour's ...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Xi Hits the Beach

This week, market attention turned toward the upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress, oil production, and NAFTA renegotiations.

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China's National Congress: Beach PartyOnline interest in the upcoming National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party fell this week, as leaders vanished from public view for a su...

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