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    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for 6 months
    Dec21

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia for 6 months

    Reuters/Maxim ZmeyevThe European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until the end of July next year after the deadline for raising objections passed without any member state challenging the decision. Sanctions were introduced initially for a year on July 31, 2014, following Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea...

    Foreign Liberals Shouldn’t be Liberal with American Lives and Money
    Dec21

    Foreign Liberals Shouldn’t be Liberal with American Lives and Money

    Before becoming wedded to statism in America, liberalism was a philosophy of liberation. Around the world it stood for liberty and tolerance, battling equally against conservative aristocracy and radical socialism. A global community of those who believe in this older, or classical, liberalism remains active, generally championing free markets,...

    EU Prolongs Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec21

    EU Prolongs Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    EU prolongs Russia sanctions for 6 months over Ukraine peace accord violations …read more Source: ABC...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia)
    Dec21

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia)

    Reuters/Darrin Zammit LupiHere is what you need to know. Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy lost his majority. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s People’s Party won 123 out of 350 seats, losing its majority. Although still a victory, the results were a disappointment from the 186 seats the party claimed in the previous election. Rajoy...

    PUTIN: ‘Nobody wants to believe that we’re not trying to bring the Soviet Union back’
    Dec21

    PUTIN: ‘Nobody wants to believe that we’re not trying to bring the Soviet Union back’

    Reuters/Maxim ZmeyevMoscow (AFP) – Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that “nobody wants to believe it”. Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, which saw pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych ousted by pro-European demonstrators, Moscow...

    Putin: Russia Doesn’t Want the USSR Back
    Dec21

    Putin: Russia Doesn’t Want the USSR Back

    President Vladimir Putin has said Russia was not trying to bring back the Soviet Union, but that “nobody wants to believe” it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine revolution ousted pro-Russia government, but ‘cancer of corruption’ remains
    Dec21

    Ukraine revolution ousted pro-Russia government, but ‘cancer of corruption’ remains

    KIEV, Ukraine — As the country prepares to mark — “celebrate” seems much too strong a word — the second anniversary of its democratic revolution, many Ukrainians say they feel the country took a wrong turn after the dramatic, bloody uprising that ousted their pro-Russian government. It was two years … …read more Source:...

    Jenkins: There are plenty of empty cabins yet in the Canadian ark
    Dec21

    Jenkins: There are plenty of empty cabins yet in the Canadian ark

    Canada’s major cities, for most of their lives, have been arks, with people from all over the world, borne on waves of immigration, coming aboard and attempting to live together in close proximity. As often as not, it has been a distant conflict that has propelled those waves. Initially at ports, and nowadays at airports, families and the...

    Ukraine War Freezes Over as State Department Updates Travel Warning
    Dec20

    Ukraine War Freezes Over as State Department Updates Travel Warning

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the Ukraine war approaches its third calendar year, daily skirmishes threaten to unglue a shaky truce. The consequences of Russia’s military pivot to Syria, meanwhile, remain foggy. The U.S. State Department on Monday, Dec. 14, updated its travel warning for Ukraine, urging all U.S. citizens in the eastern Donbas region and...

    It has been a horrible year for IPO performance
    Dec20

    It has been a horrible year for IPO performance

    REUTERS/Valentyn OgirenkoInitial-public-offering performance has been awful in 2015. Most of the big offerings this year are now trading lower than their IPO price. That means investors who bought into these deals in the hope of a rising share price are instead sitting on losses. That’s not something investors want to see. If the deals...