From the FT, a decent backgrounder on France’s surging National Front:
The stronger this party gets the weaker the euro and stronger the US dollar. It’s another factor to exacerbate the mining GFC.
He is also a former gold trader and economic commentator at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the ABC and Business Spectator. He is the co-author of The Great Crash of 2008 with Ross Garnaut and was the editor of the second Garnaut Climate Change Review.