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    Why it’s so hard to know when oil will bounce back: Don Pittis
    Dec19

    Why it’s so hard to know when oil will bounce back: Don Pittis

    From Russian political stability to the value of Canada’s oil sands companies, there is a lot riding on the price of oil. But economic analysts are proposing very different views on whether, when and how much the price of oil will rise, Don Pittis says. …read more Source:...

    German consumer confidence on the rise
    Dec19

    German consumer confidence on the rise

    BERLIN (AP) — German consumer confidence is continuing to improve, supported by expectations of increasing economic strength and a greater willingness to make purchases. The GfK research group said Friday its forward-looking consumer climate index rose to 9 points for January from 8.7 points in December. GfK says consumers still have uncertainty...

    EU Leaders Warn Of Long-Term Confrontation If Russia Doesn’t Retreat From Ukraine
    Dec19

    EU Leaders Warn Of Long-Term Confrontation If Russia Doesn’t Retreat From Ukraine

    European Union leaders said Thursday that they are ready to use their combined power over a long confrontation with economically struggling Russia, if the country’s President Vladimir Putin refuses to back off from Ukraine. The warning from EU leaders comes after Putin criticized the Western sanctions on Russia, and accused the U.S. and EU...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Dec19

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Friday. 1. Eight children died Friday morning in a mass stabbing in Australia. 2. The United Nations has requested more than $8.4 billion for 2015 to help nearly 18 million people affected by the war in Syria. 3. British police are looking into the murders of three young boys as part of an...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Dec19

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets today. The Dow Had Its Best Day In Three Years. For the second day in a row, stocks had their best day of the year. After a huge rally on Wednesday, stocks topped these gains on Thursday, with the Dow gaining more than 400 points. This was the biggest two-day rally for stocks since 2011...

    Revenge of the Ruble
    Dec19

    Revenge of the Ruble

    What the Crisis Means for Putin December 18, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Asian markets extend gains after Fed statement
    Dec19

    Asian markets extend gains after Fed statement

    Hong Kong (AFP) – Asian markets rallied for a second straight session Friday, boosted by another strong performance on Wall Street while renewed confidence helped push the dollar back towards the 100 yen mark.Tokyo jumped 1.59 percent thanks to the weaker yen, while Sydney climbed 1.66 percent, Seoul rose 1.29 percent and Hong Kong added...

    Tusk: Russia Biggest EU ‘Challenge’
    Dec19

    Tusk: Russia Biggest EU ‘Challenge’

    European Council President Donald Tusk says the European Union needs a strategy dealing with Russia that last years not months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France abandons billion-dollar ship deal with Russia
    Dec19

    France abandons billion-dollar ship deal with Russia

    In 2011 France agreed to make two Mistral navy ships for Russia, but with increased military tension and Russia’s involvement with the Ukraine crisis, France is backing out of the deal. …read more Source:...

    EU needs long-term Russia strategy lasting ‘years’: Tusk
    Dec19

    EU needs long-term Russia strategy lasting ‘years’: Tusk

    Brussels (AFP) – New EU president Donald Tusk said Thursday the bloc needs a strategy on Russia lasting years, not just weeks or months, to cope with the problems raised by its intervention in Ukraine.”We need a long perspective strategy… plans for years. We need to be realistic, we have to treat this as a long-term game,”...