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Adieu France, So Long Stability

French Socialist President Francois Hollande’s newly elected government is planning to raise taxes on big companies while deterring businesses from engaging in layoffs by making that process more costly. Hoping to nudge companies into investing rather than paying profits to shareholders, the government plans to impose a new 3% tax on dividends. Other plans include raising levies on capital gains, ...

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Fundraise and Fore! obama’s Answer to World Events

Israel issued warnings over security problems with Egypt. Militants from the Sinai Peninsula crossed over into southern Israel Monday and fired on a border security fence, killing one Israeli. The IDF moved tanks and other armed forces to the Israel-Egypt border in response to the attack. Egypt is on the offensive against Israel. Egypt’s presidential election results lean towards victory ...

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France goes [even more] Socialist

France’s new President Francois Hollande is a Socialist and his party is set to win the majority in the country’s legislature. Bloomberg.com is reporting  that Hollande’s coup isn’t complete yet, but will be shortly: Hollande will have to wait until the June 17 second round to know if he has an absolute majority or will need allies in parliament. In yesterday’s round, ...

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