Company as well as the euro: Just a tailwind

UK Only Post:  Typical post Problem:  Go ahead, Angela, my day make Fly Name:  Company as well as the euro Rubric:  A weaker money will help but cannot save the euro zone that is stagnant Place:  BERLIN, PARIS, MILAN AND MADRID ONLOOKERS might be excused for believing that Christmas had come to the euro zone. On January 22nd the European …

World Expo: Mayday in Milan

UK Only Post:  Regular post Problem:  Go Angela, make Fly Name:  World Expo Rubric:  Despite delays and scandals, Italy should pull it away Place:  MILAN CRANES dot the skyline in northwest Milan, Italy’s second city. The region isn’t pretty, but for six months after May 1st it is going to be home to the World Expo–an occasion every five years …

Fiscal-trade taxes: Still kicking

UK Only Post:  Regular post Problem:  Go Angela, make Fly Name:  Fiscal-trade taxes Rubric:  New life for a poor thought Place:  PARIS EUROPE has a chequered history in regards to taxing monetary trades. Britain has a centuries-old stamp duty on share purchases but needs to defend the City from additional financial burdens. A tax attempted in the 1980s and dropped …

Portrait of Italy: Diversity, not disunity

UK Only Post:  Regular post Fly Name:  Portrait of Italy Rubric:  Italy is a nation with an unclear future and a great history and high immigration. John Hooper's new novel analyzes what makes this country tick Principal picture:  20150204_hooper_raw.jpg Released:  20150204 Source:  Online additional Empowered

Italy’s president: Matteo gets his guy

UK Only Post:  Regular post Problem:  The improbable heroes of capitalism Fly Name:  Italy’s president Rubric:  Italy’s president’s selection is great news for the prime minister Place:  MILAN Principal picture:  20150207_EUP002_1.jpg SERGIO MATTARELLA, a 73-year old Sicilian, constitutional-court judge and former government minister, became the 12th president in Italy on February 3rd. Matteo Renzi, the prime minister who backed him, …

Tackling tax evasion: Follow the cash

UK Only Post:  Regular post Problem:  The improbable heroes of capitalism Fly Name:  Tackling tax evasion Rubric:  As more advice is shared by nations, chances to squirrel away cash abroad will continue to narrow Principal picture:  20150207_IRD001_0.jpg One of the sins that have angered the austerity-aweary everywhere is using undeclared foreign accounts to stash the riches of the wealthy. Greeks …