In French Presidential Election, All Bets Are Off for Good

The French presidential election suddenly has become the most uncertain political event in a long time. That is no small feat, coming after the Brexit vote in the U.K. and Donald Trump's victory in U.S. presidential elections last year. But the turn the race took this week, just 10 short days before the first round of the vote, is more worrying than any others.

Back in February, one former favorite candidate fell off his pedestal -- namely, conservative Francois Fillon, who ended up embroiled in a controversy about having paid his wife for work she did not do, accusations that he denied. Still, the rising star at the time -- former Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, a centrist -- was someone investors could trust to keep France in the eurozone and the economy on track....542 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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