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    From Microsoft to Google to Nokia, it’s Big Tech reporting season
    Jan26

    From Microsoft to Google to Nokia, it’s Big Tech reporting season

    This week it’s all about iPhones, tablets, search engine optimization, plus, how many Facebook ads you’re willing to see before you defect to old-fashioned calling and emailing (probably a lot.) That’s right – it’s tech company reporting season. Microsoft will report second-quarter earnings today, and as the week goes on...

    Russia Defiant After Threats From West Over Ukraine
    Jan26

    Russia Defiant After Threats From West Over Ukraine

    MOSCOW— Russia’s foreign minister struck a defiant note Monday after Western leaders threatened to further punish Moscow for escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told journalists that rocket shelling Saturday in the city of Mariupol, which left at least 30 people dead, was a tragedy...

    What Are Traders Chatting About This Morning? Syriza’s Win And The East Coast Blizzard … (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
    Jan26

    What Are Traders Chatting About This Morning? Syriza’s Win And The East Coast Blizzard … (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

    We’re bracing for a blizzard here in New York City. From Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here’s a quick guide to what traders are talking about this morning: Good morning! US Futures are off small as they eyeball Syriza’s resounding victory over the weekend. Euro hit initially as far-left anti-austerity Syriza party moved to form a...

    Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine
    Jan26

    Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that rocket shelling over the weekend in the city of Mariupol, which left at least 30 people dead, was a tragedy that was being manipulated to “whip up anti-Russian hysteria” in the West. …read more Source:...

    Russia dismisses “hysteria” over Ukraine bloodshed
    Jan26

    Russia dismisses “hysteria” over Ukraine bloodshed

    Moscow says shelling in eastern Ukrainian city that left dozens dead was a logical reaction by pro-Russian separatists …read more Source:...

    Threat Of New Sanctions Against Russia Sends The Ruble Tumbling
    Jan26

    Threat Of New Sanctions Against Russia Sends The Ruble Tumbling

    The ruble has fallen by over 3% against the dollar after Barack Obama threatened to step up measures against Russia following further violence in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Speaking at a news conference in New Delhi during his visit to India, Obama said he was “deeply concerned” over events in Ukraine in recent days....

    Ruble hit as Obama slams Russia ‘bullying’
    Jan26

    Ruble hit as Obama slams Russia ‘bullying’

    The price of the Russian ruble fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Monday after fighting increased in the eastern part of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Nearly 500 miners trapped in east Ukraine: ministry
    Jan26

    Nearly 500 miners trapped in east Ukraine: ministry

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine’s war-torn east were trapped on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit a regional electric substation.The accident occurred in rebel-controlled Donetsk city’s Zasyadko coal mine — one of eastern Europe’s largest, where the same type of incident...

    FP’s Situation Report: Internal U.S. dispute stymies U.N. push for South Sudan arms ban; Chaos reigns in northern Nigeria; Greek elections cast doubt on Europe’s future; and more from around the world.
    Jan26

    FP’s Situation Report: Internal U.S. dispute stymies U.N. push for South Sudan arms ban; Chaos reigns in northern Nigeria; Greek elections cast doubt on Europe’s future; and more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat An internal Obama administration squabble stalls U.N. efforts to ban weapons shipments to South Sudan. Foreign allies and even some top U.S. officials have for months sought to slap an arms embargo on South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his security forces, who are suspected of killing thousands of...

    Europe Are Reluctant To Add Russia Sanctions As Putin Pushes On
    Jan26

    Europe Are Reluctant To Add Russia Sanctions As Putin Pushes On

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday nobody was blindly set on imposing further sanctions on Moscow over its stance in eastern Ukraine, ahead of a meeting of European foreign ministers in Brussels on Thursday. But he added that an offensive by pro-Russian separatists against the eastern Ukrainian...