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Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Manic Monday Markup 2/29/16…

…And the World: We begin today in Ireland where a hung Dála (Parliament) seems the likeliest result after the senior partner in the governing coalition, Fine Gael, won the most seats, but suffered big losses. Their coalition partners, Labour, were nearly annihilated in the Dála.

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Manic Monday Markup 2/22/16…

…And the World: We begin today in Great Britain where Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement of a June referendum on whether the United Kingdom shall remain in the European Union has prompted a flurry of reaction. Markets have become bearish about the pound, fearing the

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Tardy Tuesday Takedown: 2/16/16…

The Feds: We begin today in the United States where one of the three major branches of government was rocked (and still is) by the death of Antonin Scalia, the pugnacious intellectual anchor of the Court’s conservative wing. Remembrances have included that of his friend and