Antonia Oprita is a freelance editor and writer for TheStreet Premium Services and a financial journalist based in London, with more than 15 years experience. She has worked for Reuters, CNBC, BusinessWeek and the BBC and writes for various European business magazines like The Banker and Euromoney. She also blogs about the economy, emerging markets and finance at

The present retreat of investors from safe havens such as utilities could prove to be a buying opportunity for the longer term.
The U.K. parliament debates Brexit, the Dutch cast their ballots in parliamentary elections, and the Scottish National Party discuss a second referendum for independence.
The jobs report was stronger than expected, though the Fed still must be careful with how far and how fast it pushes the rate hike envelope.
For the moment, emerging European countries seem the best for bond investors once the Fed resumes its tightening in earnest.
ECB President Mario Draghi might save the euro once again.
Investors should look at cheap, inflation-proof stocks, which could be very cheap.
U.K. budget, European Central Bank monetary policy meeting and EU summit dominate the week.
The U.K. consumer is showing signs of fatigue; budget revenues may fall.
The debate over EU residents' rights reveals a negative shift in the U.K. business environment.
Cocoa may be cheap, but chocolate producer shares are not; still, bargains can be found.

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