ECB Set to Play It Safe, but Investors Keep Eye on Tone
The eurozone’s economy is strengthening, but the European Central Bank remains on full alert as it meets Thursday. Financial markets have been volatile in recent weeks as investors weigh the likelihood of a change in direction from Frankfurt.
Macron, Le Pen Clash at Closing Whirlpool Plant
French presidential candidates on Wednesday turned a Whirlpool Corp. factory threatened with closure into a impromptu stage for an ideological battle over how to revive the country’s declining industrial might.
EU Struggles to Reset Ties With Turkey
European Union officials are struggling to figure out how to improve vital economic and security cooperation with Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid a widening political rupture that threatens the relationship.
Stars Align for Emmanuel Macron---and France
French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is positioned to succeed in his goal of overhauling the French economy, despite legitimate concerns about his record and platform and the political obstacles ahead.