Quick housekeeping note here: As some of you know, I'm always scanning the European press to add to my understanding of the economic and political situation there. A lot of this stuff is not in English though. So I have avoided utilizing these sources in the daily newsletter.
But I think that's the wrong to look at it now. So I am adding more foreign-language European news links to my dailies with a brief idea of what the articles are saying for those who don't want to use Google Translate after they click through. I hope this is helpful
1 Big Thing: immigration driving populism higher in Europe
I know it's jobs report day in the US. But I want to lead with something European. And this is actually the reason I've decided to add the European links. I was reading a bunch of articles from th...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.