Author: Safe Haven

France in turmoil after attacks

Paris was attacked across multiple locations. At the same time the Calais based refugee Camp was burned. I sat down this morning to write about the 8-10% drop in major US share prices. The TV was on, the news flashes started about the attacks in Paris. The financial volatility paled compared to what came over Read More …

Central Banks and Markets

On the 30th of September 2007 the “Great Financial Crisis” began. Eight years later the implications are maturing. The view by central banks that they can manage market conditions have no historical basis. History shows the “financial engineering” measures can be only temporary, the results become increasingly futile and the market corrections produce volatility. Quantitive Read More …

The Fall of the Euro

An interesting info-graphic of the Euro currency experiment. One factor which does not make a point on this graphic is the south to north migration issue. If we examine the quote from Reuters it tell’s us the whole of East and Western Europe faces dealing with a reality that is taking place. This has to Read More …