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    Ukraine Ratifies Association Agreement With EU
    Sep16

    Ukraine Ratifies Association Agreement With EU

    KIEV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday ratified a landmark agreement on political association and trade with the European Union, the rejection of which last November by then President Viktor Yanukovich led to his downfall. The agreement, whose ratification was synchronized with that of the European Parliament in...

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions
    Sep16

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions

    MOSCOW — Russia’s currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions.The United States and the European Union last week imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine that consisted in, among other things, blocking off Western...

    Ukraine boldly goes where it tried to go before
    Sep16

    Ukraine boldly goes where it tried to go before

    Lawmakers ratify closer ties to EU — issue which sparked crisis — but they also sign off on bills granting rebellious east more autonomy …read more Source:...

    Romania Accuses Russia of Playing Games With Gas Supply
    Sep16

    Romania Accuses Russia of Playing Games With Gas Supply

    Romania’s energy minister said on Tuesday Russia was playing games with gas supplies to cause concerns in EU states, after analysts warned that Moscow could use the flows to retaliate against sanctions imposed over its role in Ukraine. Razvan Nicolescu said Russia’s state-owned Gazprom had warned of an imminent 10 percent cut in gas...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    A man observes damage done to a car after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The city council in Donetsk says three people have been killed and five wou… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine approves EU deal, gives more autonomy to eastern regions
    Sep16

    Ukraine approves EU deal, gives more autonomy to eastern regions

    The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Parliament Adopts Law on Self-Rule for Eastern Region
    Sep16

    Ukraine Parliament Adopts Law on Self-Rule for Eastern Region

    Ukraine’s parliament has adopted legislation giving greater autonomy to the separatist regions in the east of the country, as well as amnesty for most of those involved in recent fighting with government forces. The new laws, which were proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, are aimed at ending the five-month conflict that has...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies pivotal EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies pivotal EU pact

    Agreement that sparked war last year deepens economic and political ties. …read more Source: USA...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Sep16

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know: Alibaba Is Hot. In a new SEC filing, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba raised its IPO pricing range to $66-$68 per share from $60-$66. At the midpoint of the new range, the company would raise about $21.4 billion, with the value of the company set at a bit more than $165 billion. Alibaba prices on...

    Ukraine ratifies E.U. pact but backs expanded autonomy in rebel areas
    Sep16

    Ukraine ratifies E.U. pact but backs expanded autonomy in rebel areas

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement Tuesday to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union _ moving ahead with a plan that sparked an uprising by pro-Russian rebels and led to Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea peninsula. But in a move seeking to ease tensions, Ukrainian lawmakers also passed legislation to grant...