Saturday, December 26, 2015

Economic News , Data & Views ( December 26 , 2015 ) Boxing Days Items To consider ( Refugee and European Border Control Items Of Note , Data Splash For the Day , Essay From French Journalist Expelled By China , Turkish Sarin Transfer Items , Daimler Threatens Group Regarding Emissions Tests , Spain In Focus - Election Aftermath / Wave Of Forest Fires / El Corte Ingles Takes On Amazon , G8 's Changing Face - The Future Portends Interesting Changes for G8 , Odds & Ends )



Europe......







Muslim prayer hall damaged, copies of Koran burnt in overnight rampage in Corsica — RT News











Dozens take part in fresh anti-Muslim protest in Corsica after attack on prayer hall (VIDEO) — RT News








Refugee center in Germany hit with Molotov Cocktails


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Switzerland to hold referendum on banning private banks from creating money

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NBG to approve sale of Finansbank on January 18


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Germans pessimistic about economic upside of refugee influx










Interesting data on Swedish foreign arms exports - greater than France and China !








Drowning deaths as hundreds of migrants try to swim into Spanish enclave


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The Greeks were looking for a saviour in 2015. It wasn't Syriza


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More on the major flooding underway....












announces traffic ban to combat smog


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Massive flooding today...















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Hundreds of migrants try to storm Eurotunnel on Christmas Day



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Why Merkel will suffer from S-Curve effect & is about to become lot less popular in Germany.


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English version of essay by that's getting her expelled, called "flagrant champion of terrorism" by China









Turkish ‘traitor’ MP’s reports on sarin transfers must be probed, reported to UNSC – Moscow


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Analysis: Spain's Socialists will lose support whether they back PP or Podemos
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makes legal threats against group after emissions test
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1470 arrivals in on day

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While the Troika could beat up on , , with the 5th largest economy in the EU, is another matter.











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What caused last weekend's unprecedented wave of forest fires in northern Spain?

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The world’s failure to solve the Syrian civil war affected Europe profoundly this year
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Euro area govt debt as % of GDP. 2007: 65% 2008: 69% 2009: 78% 2010: 84% 2011: 86% 2012: 89% 2013: 91% 2014: 92%
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German foreign minister calls for better control of EU's borders


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Migrants riot in Spanish beach town after African man found stabbed to death.


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CEBR - World's Largest Economies - 2015 1. USA - $17.97tn 2. China - $11.39tn 3. Japan - $4.12tn 4. Germany - $3.33tn 5. UK - $3.04tn









IN PICTURES: Asylum-seekers weigh options in Athens

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Oil production, November (million barrels per day) Saudi: 10.27 Russia: 10.2 US: 9.3 China: 4.2 Iraq: 4.2 Canada: 3.8 Iran: 3.3 UAE: 2.8










Fed a Creature of Financial Markets; The Draghi PUT; Global Crisis Coming Up











2016 Global outlook: Deflation, debt, divergence & disruption










Share of world GDP (PPP), 2015. China: 16.9% US: 16.1% India: 7.1% Japan: 4.3% Germany: 3.4% Russia: 3% Brazil: 3% Indonesia: 2.5% UK: 2.4%



















El Corte Inglés takes on Amazon with two-hour online delivery service


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Eighteen migrants reported drowned heading for Greece


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| Interesting poll result:
In case of new elex,
3.4% of PP voters cld change vote, 11.7% of PSOE voters

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GRAPHIC: European countries, public debt as % of GDP (2014)

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Average GDP growth since 2004. Brazil: 5.7% Russia: 3.7% India: 7.3% China: 10% France: 2.7% Germany: 1.3% Japan: 0.8% US: 1.7% UK: 1.3%











Crude oil price Two years ago: $99.6 One year ago: $55.2 One month ago: $41.7 One week ago: $37.3 Current: $36.3

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