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Shorting the euro means taking on the Pentagon and the ECB

Geithner indubitably did not know that the U.S. generals would soon call time on Germany’s shot at to stage a European and trans-Atlantic tragedy. With all the difficulties currently well-versed in relations with Turkey, and the need to, as the Pentagon says, make it conceivable for U.S. diplomacy to operate …

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Europe’s largest bank sees reported profit rise more than 140 percent

HSBC’s happenstance circumstances turned around in 2017 with an increase in the year’s profit. The bank, largest in Europe by assets, translated Tuesday its full-year profit before tax rose 10.9 percent to $20.99 billion after rearranging for foreign currency translation and one-off items. That’s beating the conjectured $19.59 billion by …

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