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Why these "streaks" are entertainment, not investment advice.

Added: 25.03.2017 19:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Investing is not a game. I like to show our clients a quote from Paul Samuelson, the first American to win a Nobel Prize in Economics. He said, “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.”

South Africa's Gordhan to court investors in Britain, U.S.

Added: 25.03.2017 17:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

JOHANNESBURG, March 25 (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan embarks on a week-long non-deal investor roadshow in Britain and the United States on Monday as weak economic growth and ruling party tensions put the country's investment grade at risk.

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to April 28

Added: 25.03.2017 0:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

--------------------------------------------------------------- MONDAY, MARCH 27 SYDNEY - RBA Deputy Governor Guy Debelle speaks at forex conference in Sydney - 2200 GMT. NEW DELHI - Global Business Summit (to March 28). TUESDAY, MARCH 28 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle to speak at the FX Week Australia conference - 2300 GMT. BUDAPEST - Hungarian Central Bank to discuss the final version of its inflation report. JOHANNESBURG - South African Reserve Bank star

UPS and FedEx: Facing Economic And Policy Risks, Benefiting From Industry Tailwinds

Added: 24.03.2017 22:11 | 1 views | 0 comments

Both near term company-specific and economic risks have punished the stock prices of companies like UPS and FedEx recently. However, freight-shipping-courier may benefit from industry-wide changes over the longer term.

Hopeful combo: World economy grows, carbon emissions stay flat

Added: 24.03.2017 18:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

Recommended: Climate change: Is your opinion informed by science? No sooner had the IEA trumpeted its latest findings on CO2 emissions last week than it came up with a new study warning that meeting the 2 degree target will take “an energy transition of exceptional depth, scope and speed” unlike anything we have ever seen. Flattening energy-related emissions (which make up two-thirds of all human-generated greenhouse gases) is “very, very good news,” says Laura Cozzi, an IEA official, because they have leveled out even as the world economy grew by 3.1 percent.

Regional powers to meet over Venezuela crisis: Mexico

Added: 24.03.2017 17:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

North and South American countries will likely hold a special meeting next week on Venezuela's economic and political crisis, a top Mexican official said on Friday. "The next move will very likely be an extraordinary session of the OAS's permanent council next week," Mexico's ambassador to the OAS, Luis Alfonso de Alba, said on Radio Formula.

Hollande's economic record as mediocre as his presidency

Added: 24.03.2017 17:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande promised to fix the economy five years ago. But despite stablising the public accounts he has failed to get the French back to work as promised.


Reversing Obama, Trump Approves Construction Of Keystone XL Pipeline

Added: 24.03.2017 17:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

Reversing a decision by former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration gave the go-ahead for construction to continue on the embattled Keystone XL pipeline Friday, a project that will eventually connect the tar sands in Canada to the Gulf Coast, US News reported. The U.S. State Department announced its approval after a review it reportedly “considered a range of factors, including but not limited to foreign policy; energy security; environmental, cultural, and economic impacts; and compliance with applicable law and policy," the department said in a statement, the report said. The deadline for its decision was March 27. State Department approval was required because the project by...

Russia's Most Powerful Woman Gets Five More Years

Added: 24.03.2017 16:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Russia's Elvira Nabiullina, the wunderkind central banker during times of economic crisis, gets another five years as her monetary team cuts interest rates yet again.


Matteo Garavoglia: Trump has given EU a chance to lead world

Added: 24.03.2017 15:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

This weekend, EU leaders gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome -- the document that created the European Economic Community and ultimately led to the creation of the European Union itself.

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