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    Germany, ECB Stalemated as European Economy Flounders
    Oct17

    Germany, ECB Stalemated as European Economy Flounders

    FRANKFURG, Germany— Europe’s economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank and Germany, don’t see eye to eye about what to do. That leaves Europe’s currency union stuck in a dangerous policy limbo that now has investors worried. Concern that the 18-country currency union, which...

    Putin Meets With EU Leaders, No Breakthrough On Ukraine (Russian narration)
    Oct17

    Putin Meets With EU Leaders, No Breakthrough On Ukraine (Russian narration)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with European Union leaders and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during a Europe-Asia summit in Milan on October 17. Putin said the meeting was “positive,” but the EU leaders said there was no breakthrough in moving toward a solution to the conflict in Ukraine. (Reuters) …read more...

    Putin Misses Meeting With Merkel Before Partying With Berlusconi Until Early Hours
    Oct17

    Putin Misses Meeting With Merkel Before Partying With Berlusconi Until Early Hours

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was four hours late for a meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel at the ASEM summit in Milan on Thursday after stopping by Serbia on the way to Italy to enjoy a military parade in Belgrade. “The meeting did not go through as scheduled due to a major scheduling reshuffle,” a spokesperson for Putin told press...

    What Revolution Looks Like On Instagram
    Oct17

    What Revolution Looks Like On Instagram

    As anti-government protests escalated in Ukraine in February, activists took to Facebook and Twitter to popularize a name for the revolutionary movement. They called it “Euromaidan,” after the pro-European bent of the demonstrators and the central square in the capital where they were massing. On both social networks, the watchword...

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today
    Oct17

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today

    Dave Lutz at JonesTrading has the top topics about which traders are talking about today: Good Morning, and welcome to Expiry Friday! Dovish tailwinds are propelling the market higher, as BoE’s chief economist (usually hawkish) said overnight – “interest rates could stay low for longer,” reinforcing dovish momentum from Fed’s Bullard...

    Leaders Discuss Ukraine Crisis
    Oct17

    Leaders Discuss Ukraine Crisis

    Diplomatic efforts to enforce a cease-fire and defuse tensions in Ukraine were stepped up, as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with several European leaders in Milan. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Europe signals progress on Ukraine
    Oct17

    Europe signals progress on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) — European leaders and Russia signaled cautious optimism over a peace deal for Ukraine after a high-level meeting in Milan on Friday, but emphasized details still need to be worked out. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia Dumps Cold Water on Ukraine Thaw Hopes
    Oct17

    Russia Dumps Cold Water on Ukraine Thaw Hopes

    Talks over Ukraine between Russia and European governments on Friday were “full of misunderstandings and disagreements,” the Kremlin said. …read more Source:...

    Europe signals progress on Ukraine
    Oct17

    Europe signals progress on Ukraine

    European leaders and Russia signaled cautious optimism over a peace deal for Ukraine after a high-level meeting in Milan on Friday, but emphasized details still need to be worked out. …read more Source: FOX...

    No Sign of Breakthrough as Russia and Ukraine Leaders Meet in Milan
    Oct17

    No Sign of Breakthrough as Russia and Ukraine Leaders Meet in Milan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko met an array of EU leaders on Friday, but there was little sign of progress in patching up a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and resolving a dispute over natural gas supplies. Putin held more than 2-1/2 hours of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel overnight. The Kremlin...