Elections May Rattle Currency Markets –

Elections in France and Greece may impact the Euro in the near term.  France elected Francois Hollande of the Socialist party by a slim margin over President Nicholas Sarkozy.  Hollande is not expected to support austerity measures.  Hollande is the first Socialist President elected in France in 17 years.  Francois Mitterand was the last Socialist President and he served from 1981-1995.

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Jim Sutliff

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