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    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:...

    35 tragic photos from the Malaysia Airlines disasters
                            
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    Dec19

    35 tragic photos from the Malaysia Airlines disasters [Photos]

    Tragedy struck Malaysia Airlines twice in 2014, with the disappearance of flight MH370 in March and flight MH17 being shot down over eastern Ukraine in July. These photos captured the devastation and the heartache of those affected. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Putin Says Russian Economy Will Emerge Stronger
    Dec19

    Putin Says Russian Economy Will Emerge Stronger

    RussianPresident Vladimir Putin has said his country’s sinking economy will not only recover but also become stronger, despite falling oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports. …read more Source: Voice of...

    EU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growth
    Dec19

    EU leaders agree to fund for jumpstarting growth

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Thursday to create a strategic investment fund that could generate up to 315 billion euros ($386 billion) in private- and public-sector money to upgrade infrastructure, jumpstart the EU’s sluggish economies and ignite job growth. The plan approved by leaders of the 28-nation EU at their one-day...

    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,”...

    Obama Signs Into Law Bill Authorizing More Russia Sanctions
    Dec19

    Obama Signs Into Law Bill Authorizing More Russia Sanctions

    U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation passed by the U.S. Congress authorizing more sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis. The president said in a statement Thursday that while he signed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014, it “does not signal a change” in the administration’s sanctions...