Two failed courtships of Angela Merkel

Financial Times | May 20, 2019 at 4:25 PM

…choose the new heads of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and other top jobs. France is pushing Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, for the presidency of the commission…

Key Events This Week: Trade War, EU Elections, Durables, PMIs And Fed Minutes

Zero Hedge | May 20, 2019 at 1:14 PM

Looking at this week’s key events, Deutsche Bank’s Craig Nicol writes that while the unpredictable nature of US-China trade developments will likely continue to be the main focus for markets again next week, we also have the European Parliament elections circus to look forward to as well as various survey reports including the flash May PMIs which may offer some insight into the impact of trade escalation on economic data.

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Seeking Alpha | May 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM

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