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Aug 18, 2014

U.S. Stocks: Futures Up As Russia-Ukraine Tensions Ebb

Equity futures pointed to a higher open as a turnaround that began in the final session of last week got fresh momentum from waning geopolitical tensions...

Aug 18, 2014

Volatility Watch: Retail Earnings, Fed Comments

Most measures of stock market volatility have dropped sharply in recent days, despite a blip on Friday. Now macro news, including spotty global economic readings and geopolitical rumblings, share the spotlight with a full line-up of retailers’ earnin...

Aug 12, 2014

Wall Street Slips on Geopolitical Strife

The stock market pulled back slightly Tuesday, following two days of gains, as investors focused on the damage that ongoing geopolitical tensions were causing the global economy...

Aug 12, 2014

Euro Falls On Weak German ZEW Data

The euro dropped toward nine-month lows versus the greenback on Tuesday (€1.3333) after weak German investor sentiment data highlighted the eurozone’s tepid recovery has hit a lull. Moreover, geopolitical concerns are not going away. With the eighth ...

Aug 11, 2014

Forex Traders Ruminate In Wake of Fragile Peace

The euro and yen eased against the U.S. dollar on Monday as geopolitical tensions that drove investors into safe-haven assets calmed enough to dampen risk-averse enthusiasm. The market continues to eye the humanitarian crises in Gaza and Iraq and the... #Iraq #Forex

Aug 10, 2014

U.S. Stocks Remain Resilient Despite Tensions

Abreast of the Market: A summer of geopolitical unrest is rattling markets, but despite a recent downturn, investors' optimistic view of U.S. stocks has been largely unscathed... #Iraq #Forex

Aug 14, 2014

5 Things To Know About The First Half in Emerging Markets Private Equity

Private equity fundraising and investment in emerging markets is on pace to surpass 2013 totals, in spite of a rocky start to the year for developing economies and ongoing geopolitical conflicts... #Iraq #Forex

Aug 08, 2014

Will Geopolitical Progress Mean Lower Oil Prices?

After a decade of elevated oil prices due to lost production in Iraq, Venezuela, Nigeria, Libya and Iran, the past few months have seen a fairly moderate response to the advances of ISIS in Iraq, the Israeli-Hamas fighting, and the rebellion in easte... #Iraq #Iran #Venezuela #Libya #Hamas

Aug 11, 2014

Stocks End Higher on Easing Geopolitical Tensions

Developing:  U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher as investors turn their focus to corporate news and as tensions ease in Ukraine... #Iraq #Iran #Venezuela #Libya #Hamas

Aug 08, 2014

Strong Majority Of Gold Survey Participants See Higher Prices Next Week

(Kitco News) - Simmering geopolitical concerns have the majority of participants in the weekly Kitco News Gold Survey forecasting higher prices for next week... #Iraq #Iran #Venezuela #Libya #Hamas