Saturday, June 25, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views ..... June 25 , 2016 ...... 1. After Brexit , The Way Forward For The UK - Focus On Exit Negotiations , Pertinent Discussion On Issues Surrounding Brexit. 2. Spanish Election Sunday - Items For Consideration , "Fruit Prices " . 3. Greece Items De Jour.- For Once , Greece Not Center Of High Anxiety For Europe 4. Odds & Ends. )

Brexit , UK Politics....

Saturday political interlude....

I think Boris is going to be the next PM... backed by Gove.

Hillary Benn sacked for plotting against Corbyn. What a shock!!

Breaking News: Jeremy Corbyn reported to have sacked Hilary Benn and George Osborne is to resign, his position and leadership bid untenable.

How Britain voted in the EU referendum.

Statement by Foreign Ministers of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg and Netherlands on

Why do I feel whether he "says it " or not , someone will "hear it " ?

The Brexit Blog: We've voted to leave. Next steps... (Mr Brexit's new blog)

Very good sign that rational thought , rather than petulance , starting to bubble up !

UK PM Cameron says no second EU referendum if result is close Recall-Cameron already confirmed no second ref !

EU issues statement on triggering Article 50. Pretty clear ball resides in court of the UK.

Plan 9 from Outer Space-London folks petitions to "Declare London independent from UK and apply to join the EU".

Delusional David Lammy: Parliament Should Ignore Referendum Result and Vote to Remain in EU

Only 25% of 18-25s bothered to vote, which (when the national av. turn-out was 72%) is pathetic

75% of 18 - 25 year olds either didnt vote or voted leave. Hardly 'overwhelming' support for the EU from my generation.

Brexit. The young have nothing whatsoever to complain about. (h/t)

There has been a large-scale online effort to fraudulently generate "signatures"

Petition is apparently somewhat "dubious" , about 15% of signatures from UK ! Lol Another straw man about to topple.

Tech bods & note a very high number of 2nd referendum petitioners outside UK!

Merkel once again is being the reasonable voice...


Looks like no Brit replacement then

UK can nominate new commissioner after resignation of but certainly won't get a portfolio as important as finance.

The Brexit tremors hadn't even begun dissipating before Berlin switched into crisis mode.

FRENCH president Francois Hollande says Europe faces "immense danger" and calls for a "profound change" in EU.

Looking at who might make the next move...

Is the EU now on a roll to chase out Denmark, Poland, Sweden, Hungary, CZ?

would need to be independent state before negotiating EU membership. Hard to see that happening before UK drops out.

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BREAKING: France says the UK should have a new Prime Minister in the next few days

EU's founding 6 say they want quick UK exit to avoid uncertainty, consequences

Five more countries look set to QUIT the EU

The Latest on Brexit: Scotland seeks talks with EU about remaining.

vote deals what may be the biggest blow yet to globalization

What will tell me about how UK will respond to demand from EU 6 for ASAP Brexit?

Confused about Brexit? Here's why some are celebrating the decision:

What's next after ? The top six stories you have to read from

Germany wants trade deal...

Government borrowing costs fell yesterday...

First of three items - concerning next week. EP session Tuesday.

Item 2 - Tuesday / Wednesday meeting of EUCO -27 + Cameron on Tuesday , EUCO 27 Wednesday - check the agenda

Item 3 - Merkel sit-down with Renzi & Hollande.

Summary & Game-planning. Mon- has Merkel/Hollande/Renzi pow wow. Tues-EP & First day of EUCO. Wed- Second Day of EUCO & Plan B.


Key -- Those voters on left hoping for change might be emboldened by the outcome of Brexit to vote for Unidos Podemos....

Spain: Latest seat pred' shows move to the left. Election tomorrow.

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ ๐Ÿ› pvp y puestos de venta 25/06 (1/2): ๐Ÿ’ง 28.7 €/l (116-120) ๐Ÿ‡ 23.7 €/kg (83-87) ๐Ÿ“ 21.6 €/kg (83-87) ๐ŸŠ 14.9 €/kg (38-42)
Translated from Spanish by 
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ ๐Ÿ› pvp and stands 25/06 (1/2): 28.7 ๐Ÿ’ง €/l (116-120) ๐Ÿ‡ 23.7 € (83-87) ๐Ÿ“ 21.6 €/kg/kg (83-87) ๐ŸŠ 14.9 €/kg (38-42)

Asรญ estรก hoy el mercado de la fruta: ๐Ÿ’ง 28 €/l (114-118) ๐Ÿ‡ 24 €/kg (84-88) ๐Ÿ“ 21.8 €/kg (83-87) ๐ŸŠ 15.2 €/kg (40-44)

De los 900 compradores presentes hoy en , solo 300 estaban al corriente de lo ocurrido en el Reino Unido
Translated from Spanish by 
900 buyers present today in , only 300 were aware of what happened in the United Kingdom

Spanish general election preview: The multi-party system is here to stay -

Ready for general election weekend? Graph of Spanish stock index falls on day after results. Via


There's little sympathy for EU in - but reactions to are mixed

Brain Drain: Three in Four University Graduates Have Left Greece

Strikes at Piraeus and Thessaloniki ports called off at last

ATHEX: Stocks record second biggest decline ever

Investors take cover in top-rated German debt

Odds & Ends....

Why Mรฉdecins Sans Frontiรจres rejected $63 million from EU

Syria activist Khaled ElEssa is dead. Killed not by regime he revolted against but by masked men in opposition areas

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Hey, it feels good not to be in the headlines for once. Yours sincerely, The Middle East.