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COLUMN-Harold Evans: From stocks to politics, what to expect in 2019

Dec 26 2018

Dec 26 We have a year and seven fretful months before the Democratic Party’s national convention decides its nominee for president in July 2020. In the last race, the Republicans fielded 17 major candidates. The smart money was on Florida Governor Jeb Bush. He dropped out in February 2016, too choked up to mention Donald Trump, who emerged as the clear nominee that May. Tricky business, this forecasting, but here’s a pick of some air-worthy kites.

Commentary: From stocks to politics, Harold Evans on what to expect in 2019

Dec 24 2018

We have a year and seven fretful months before the Democratic Party’s national convention decides its nominee for president in July 2020. In the last race, the Republicans fielded 17 major candidates. The smart money was on Florida Governor Jeb Bush. He dropped out in February 2016, too choked up to mention Donald Trump, who emerged as the clear nominee that May. Tricky business, this forecasting, but here’s a pick of some air-worthy kites.

Harold Evans: Will Davos Man – or Woman – take on Trumpian nihilism?

Jan 23 2018

The tens of millions of fans of the HBO mythical series Game of Thrones boil with frustration. They long to know what happens next in the ancient mountain kingdoms of Westeros where kings and queens and power-mad challengers betray and murder each other with satisfying consistency. HBO is keeping fans in suspense until 2019, so I am happy to bring news of comparable real-life dramas that will assuredly start at the end of this month in peaks as snowed and menacing as the Westeros Frostfangs. | Video

Harold Evans – the Presidency As Fantasy

Jul 18 2016

The nominating contests brought forth innumerable champions to assail him as a demagogue, a fantasist, a misogynist, a racist, a narcissist, a fascist, an isolationist, a bully and a liar, and he surfed the tidal wave of contempt all the way to the Republican nomination.

INTERVIEW-U.S. Attorney Bharara says police should be accountable for misconduct

Jul 13 2016

NEW YORK, July 13 U.S. Attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara said on Wednesday that "millions of people" across the country believe their police departments are biased against them and that he had not shied away from charging officers for misconduct.

Harold Evans: Post Brexit, Britain still torn between nationalism and global leadership

Jun 25 2016

Political forecasters are smart about everything except the future. At 7.30 a.m. on the not-so-bright Brexit morning, the polling site Populus had 55 percent of Britons planning to cast their ballots for continued union with Europe -- 10 percent more than those predicted to be quitters. YouGov predicted a European margin of 4 percent and the betting markets had been on a binge for Remain.

Documents raise fresh questions about thalidomide criminal trial

Nov 13 2014

Papers recently unearthed by the UK’s Thalidomide Trust will surely stoke fresh controversy about how and why the criminal trial against the drug’s makers ended without a verdict in December 1970.

The future of the euro is at stake: Spanish deputy PM

May 29 2012

MADRID Europe must move quickly with measures to pull Spain back from the brink of a debt crisis, with the future of the euro common currency at stake, Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said.

The future of the euro is at stake-Spanish deputy PM

May 29 2012

MADRID, May 29 Europe must move quickly with measures to pull Spain back from the brink of a debt crisis, with the future of the euro common currency at stake, Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said.

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