Saturday, 02 August 2014


  • Special Report: Lies, more lies and chicanery – your state government at work

    07:30 | 2/8/14
    Central Valley Business Times
    The temperature was 100 degrees on the steps of the state Capitol in Sacramento this week but protesters against the mammoth water tunnels scheme that is the heart of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan kept their cool -- by blowing off steam about what ... more»
  • The dogs that didn't bark

    06:22 | 2/8/14
    International Financing Review
    As Ecuador recently showed, in a low-yield environment investors are happy to lap up new bond issues from even the most notorious debtors. more»
  • Smugglers' footprints stamped in mud

    04:52 | 2/8/14
    As the Ghanaian cedi plunged, Ivory Coast's CFA franc, a regional currency pegged to the euro, held stable. Today, in dollar terms, the Ivorian price is more than 55 per cent higher. more»
Recent News
  • Euro 'Social Misery' To Blame For French Child Abuse Incident

    04:41 | 2/8/14
    Breitbart News
    Prosecutors say the incident, which may have left the child disabled, was caused by the "social misery" of youth unemployment which has rocketed since the Euro was introduced. The incident took place on Monday when the unnamed one-month-old was ... more»
  • EMEA Weekly, Week 32? -- Russian Sanctions

    04:07 | 2/8/14
    We find the start of the debate and questions about possible lifting of the EUR/CZK floor higher completely in place given the strengthening anti-inflationary risks in the Czech Republic and in all Europe. Despite, the CNB is still very far from ... more»
  • Venezuela's president arrives in Colombia to discuss contraband amid ...

    03:33 | 2/8/14
    Colombia Reports
    In recent years, Colombia and Venezuela have had tense relationships, almost reaching the point of war in 2008 when Santos was Colombia's Defense Minister under President Alvaro Uribe. more»
  • Vybz Kartel Not Guilty Verdict, One Year Later

    03:09 | 2/8/14
    Urban Islandz
    He questioned why the police lock up the taxi man who is hustling to support his family, he asked 'how come' so many rich Caucasian Jamaicans ended up with the bulk of Poor People's Land, Kartel explained that 4000 Jamaican dollars per week was not ... more»
  • The Global Financial Crisis is Still Going On

    02:26 | 2/8/14
    Wealth Daily
    Argentina is bound by the “RUFO Clause” [Rights Upon Future Offers], which states that in the case of default, after some creditors agree to receiving just 30 cents on the dollar for their bonds, if Argentina delivers a better repayment greater than 30 ... more»
  • Stocks down but US jobs report provides support

    02:15 | 2/8/14
    LOW ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery slipped 72 cents to $97.45 a barrel in electronic trading in New York. more»
  • Sierra Leone's Lwebuga and team denied Visa's ahead of World Chess Olympiad

    01:52 | 2/8/14
    Kawowo Sports
    Ugandan born Sierra Leonean Ronald Lwebuga, together with Sierra Leone's chess team that was slated to take part in the 40th World Chess Olympiad in Norway have been denied visa's due to the Ebola out break that is ravaging Sierra Leone and West ... more»
  • Buzzi Unicem S.p.A.: Interim results at June 30, 2014

    01:30 | 2/8/14
    The Wall Street Transcript
    In the Czech Republic and Slovakia, cement volumes, after the very buoyant start of the year, maintained a good pace of growth also in the second quarter, thus posting in the first half an increase of 24.9% from the same period a year earlier, with ... more»
  • US Dollar Slips Versus Yen, Euro After Jobs Report

    01:30 | 2/8/14
    Wall Street Journal
    The dollar fell slightly against the yen and euro on Friday after U.S. data for July showed a labor market that continues to add jobs at a moderate pace, but below market expectations, while the unemployment rate ticked higher. more»
  • Forint's Top Forecaster Sees Further Declines on Fed Tightening

    01:30 | 2/8/14
    The forint will extend declines this year amid a surge in emerging-market volatility as the U.S. Federal Reserve tightens policy at a faster-than-estimated pace, according to the Hungarian currency's best forecaster. Warsaw-based X-Trade Brokers Dom ... more»
  • Canadian dollar lower as US jobs data narrowly misses expectations

    00:56 | 2/8/14
    680 News
    TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was lower Friday amid U.S. employment data that slightly missed expectations. The loonie was down 0.09 of a cent to 91.62 cents US, as the U.S. more»
  • Indian Rupee Extends Decline To More Than 4-month Low Against U.S. Dollar

    00:17 | 2/8/14
    RTT News
    The Indian rupee extended its early fall against the U.S. dollar in later deals on Friday, as regional stocks plunged amid global sell-off, on concerns about the state of the credit markets, lingering geopolitical worries and the looming end of ... more»