Behind the Façades in France: What expats and the mainstream media (French and American alike) fail to notice (or fail to tell you) about French attitudes, principles, values, and official positions…
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
"Europe had a lot of explaining to do last night on its conference call with analysts. The continent announced 2nd quarter growth that was slower than what had been forecast. What's more, the continent never gave a pre-announcement warning, leaving investors feeling blindsided. Of course, leaders tried to put an optimistic spin on things, citing seasonality and deal timing for the shortfall."