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Ebola Sierra Leone declares health emergency amid fear of global epidemic

Jul 31, 2014

Ebola Sierra Leone declares health emergency amid fear of global epidemic

The nation's schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as fears deepened over the virus that already has killed more than 670 people in West Africa #NewsTracker #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Ebola #health crisis #Global epidemic
'Not a new Cold War,' says Obama after slapping sanctions on Russia

Jul 30, 2014

'Not a new Cold War,' says Obama after slapping sanctions on Russia

The United States and the European Union, in a carefully coordinated action, announced targeted new sanctions against Russian banks, energy and defense firms. #World #Barack Obama #US #Russia #European Union #Cold War #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Ceasefire #Sanctions #Ukraine #Crimea #Pro-Russian rebels #Crimean crisis #arms embargo #2014 Ukraine crisis
US, EU slap Russia with fresh sanctions, arms embargo

Jul 30, 2014

US, EU slap Russia with fresh sanctions, arms embargo

Tuesday's announcements followed an intense lobbying effort from Obama aimed at getting European leaders to toughen their penalties on Russia and match earlier US sanctions. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Economic sanctions #Diplomatic Relations #arms embargo #MH17 #Separatists in Ukraine #2014 Ukraine crisis
US claims 1987 nuke missile treaty violated after recent tests by Russia

Jul 29, 2014

US claims 1987 nuke missile treaty violated after recent tests by Russia

In raising the issue now, the US appears to be placing increased pressure on Russia and trying to further isolate it from the international community. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Sanctions #Vladmir Putin #Mikhail Gorbachev #Ronald Reagan #USSR #Ukraine crisis #MH17 #Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty #1987 #New START treaty
EU, US readying fresh sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Jul 29, 2014

EU, US readying fresh sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

The show of Western solidarity comes as the US accused Russia of ramping up its troop presence on its border with Ukraine and shipping more heavy weaponry to pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukrainian cities. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy

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Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Rupee at 66: Why 'shorting India' is the 'in' thing for hedge funds

Aug 27, 2013

Rupee at 66: Why 'shorting India' is the 'in' thing for hedge funds

India has provided great returns to bears across assets. Shorting India is making money now. The question is when will the tide turn? #Sensex #WhyNow #nifty #Hedge funds #CurrencyWatch #Rupee Crisis #Shorting India

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Rupee at 66: Why 'shorting India' is the 'in' thing for hedge funds

Jul 31, 2014

'Overblown' Argentine Debt Crisis Ignored By Gold Market

(Kitco News) - The impact that Argentina’s latest default will have over global financial markets is being “overblown,” which is why it hasn’t created a safe-haven bid for the gold market, said some analysts...
Rupee at 66: Why 'shorting India' is the 'in' thing for hedge funds

Jul 30, 2014

DealBook: Bank of America Raises Its Settlement Offer

The bank and federal prosecutors have accelerated their negotiations to resolve an investigation into the bank’s sale of toxic mortgage securities before the financial crisis...
Rupee at 66: Why 'shorting India' is the 'in' thing for hedge funds

Jul 31, 2014

Boehner cancels House vote on border bill amid Cruz-inspired disarray

House Speaker John A. Boehner was always expected to have trouble passing emergency funds for the crisis at the Southwestern border -- but Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made his job impossible...