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    Fed Reveals What Could Bring Earlier Rate Hikes (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
    Aug20

    Fed Reveals What Could Bring Earlier Rate Hikes (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

    If the Fed keeps moving towards its goal, interest rates could rise sooner than expected. This is the message from the minutes from the Fed’s July 29-30 FOMC meeting, which were just released. Notably, the some members of the FOMC said: “With respect to monetary policy over the medium run, participants generally agreed that labor...

    4 Moscow McDonald’s closed for alleged sanitary violations
    Aug20

    4 Moscow McDonald’s closed for alleged sanitary violations

    The charges follow an exchange of economic sanctions between Russia and the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine: What Does Footage Tell Us?
    Aug20

    Ukraine: What Does Footage Tell Us?

    Jonathan Marcus examines what the latest footage tells us about the battle for Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Russia’s Sanctions Begin to Bite
    Aug20

    Russia’s Sanctions Begin to Bite

    Carlsberg relies on Russia for 35% of its profits and the Ukraine crisis is beginning to hurt. The Danish brewer has warned operating profit will be lower than last year – shares fell almost 6% as a result. Sanctions are not directly to blame in Carlsberg’s case – it’s more about Russia’s weakening economy. But for...

    Ukrainian government troops make major gains
    Aug20

    Ukrainian government troops make major gains

    Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday — battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said. …read more Source:...

    Europe’s Food Industry Looks to Compensate for Russian Embargo
    Aug20

    Europe’s Food Industry Looks to Compensate for Russian Embargo

    The European Commission is taking exceptional measures to help fruit and vegetable growers reeling from a new Russian embargo against selected food imports. The aim is to avoid a glut in local European markets, as the West and Russia fight an economic war over the crisis in Ukraine. You need a heavy coat to walk around the cavernous warehouse of...

    Letter: Conflict raging in Ukraine
    Aug20

    Letter: Conflict raging in Ukraine

    Re: Two sides to conflict raging in Ukraine, Aug. 16. I support what former ambassador James Bissett wrote in his letter. And, very importantly too, I truly believe that Canada’s main media must disengage themselves from the entities which influence and thus dictate what is written in our newspapers. As mentioned in his letter, “… Russia...

    4 McD’s closed in Moscow for alleged sanitary violations
    Aug20

    4 McD’s closed in Moscow for alleged sanitary violations

    The charges follow an exchange of economic sanctions between Russia and the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine claims gains in Luhansk; 52 reported killed near Donetsk
    Aug20

    Ukraine claims gains in Luhansk; 52 reported killed near Donetsk

    After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made significant gains Wednesday into rebel-held territory, capturing a large part of the city of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city, in fighting that left at least 52 dead. …read more Source: CTV...

    Four arrested for flying Ukranian flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Four arrested for flying Ukranian flag on Moscow skyscraper

    Four people who climbed a Moscow skyscraper on Wednesday and attached a Ukrainian flag to its spire have been charged with vandalism by Russian police and may face three years in jail. …read more Source: New York Daily...