Philippe Herlin  Finance Researcher / Doctor in Economics

   

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The French Wealthier than the Germans – Really?
Published by Philippe Herlin | May 17, 2018 | Articles

The whole of French wealth owned by individuals totalled 5.233 Trillion euro at the third quarter of 2017, up 8.5% year-to-year. This is the equivalent of 178,200 euro of gross financial wealth per household. It means that French households were 15% richer than their German counterparts (107,700 euro) in the third quarter of 2017. Where are going these “record” savings?

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Going Ahead With the European Banking Union: As For Deposit Guarantees, Every Man for Himself
Published by Philippe Herlin | May 3, 2018 | Articles

As stated by La Tribune, “Emmanuel Macron wishes the implementation of the European Banking Union – a system for joint management of bank failures – to be finalised as soon as possible in order to draw lessons from the Euro zone’s debt crisis.” Well, alright, but why is it so urgent? Is the French President aware of any disturbing report on the French banks?

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An Alert on Deutsche Bank? ECB Worried…
Published by Philippe Herlin | Apr 19, 2018 | Articles

Many banks are ailing in Europe, notably in Italy, Greece and Spain, but Deutsche Bank, sitting at the core of Europe’s largest and most competitive economy, is like an atomic bomb that could spark a worldwide financial crisis, just like Lehman Brothers did in the past. Even Mario Draghi, ordinarily placid and nonchalant, is starting to worry...

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With or Without a Crash, the Financial Landscape is Radically Changing
Published by Philippe Herlin | Feb 8, 2018 | Articles

The stock markets are being shaken these days, indexes are in the red, and months of gains have disappeared in a few sessions... Are we witnessing a temporary correction or is this a deeper and lasting crisis? It’s too early to tell, and we’re not going to play the guessing game. However, if we step back a little, we can acknowledge a deeply changing financial landscape, a historical changeover: it has to do with interest rates.

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