Francois Lessard

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BofA: The World Is Developing An Inflation Problem

The real problem right now though, according to BofA Merrill Lynch economist Ethan Harris, is actually the opposite - disinflation (positive, but falling inflation rates).<p>"For central banks," many of which have a 2 percent inflation target, says Harris, "this increases the pressure to maintain …

Economics

Top five things to do in Lake Como, Italy

After a well deserved long weekend away which consisted of a lot of fantastic food, people and most of all spectacular scenery I am somewhat relaxed …

Europe

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

The Power of Train Travel

I blame luggage for all my troubles on trains — whether I’m whizzing down to Washington, D.C. or wending my way through Wallonia. I try to avoid clunking other passengers in the head with my elbow as I navigate tight aisles and haul my wheeled carry on over my head, but it’s not easy.<p>Despite these …

Trains

Gaston Lutui

From Flamenco To Food Fights: 5 Reasons To Adore Spain

Spain is a magnificent and large country with much to discover. At the heart of Spanish culture is a passion for food and dance. Here is a list our 5 favourite festivals that can easily be incorporated into your Pure Adventures self-guided cycling vacation in Spain.<p><b>Jerez Festival</b><p>Each February, …

South of France Travel Guide: Provence, French Riviera and Languedoc-Roussillon: Avignon, Marseille, Monaco, Nice, Antibes, Montpellier, Nimes, Perpignan, Cannes, Arles. Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook and Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

France

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

Gold: A Great Buying Opportunity Approaches

Gold has officially entered a bear market, declining more than 20% from the September 2011 peak of US$1,924/oz. I warned in December last year and in March this year that gold was likely to fall further, even though I was optimistic on the long-term outlook. The reasoning was that gold had gone up …