French and Greek Elections

LONDON — Investors nervous about the changing political winds in Europe initially drove down the euro and sent stock markets falling across the region Monday morning, though markets were bouncing back later in the day following renewed signs of strength in the German economy. Read full article >>

Senh: "On one hand, a number of economists and politicians including Hollande have argued that a single-minded focus on cuts has done more harm than good, driving a number of the region’s economies into recession and sending unemployment soaring. They argue that fiscal restraint should now be paired with new policies also aimed at fueling growth." This is Barack Obama's been doing for the last three and a half years. I guess the French approves of how that's been going to vote in someone who wants to do the same.

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