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Afghanistan expected to send defence minister to NATO summit

Sep 02, 2014

Afghanistan expected to send defence minister to NATO summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Afghanistan is expected to send its defence minister to a NATO summit in Wales this week, NATO officials said on Monday, after a political crisis dashed hopes that a newly-elected president could make his debut on the international stage there. Who, if anyone, would represent Afghanistan at a summit that will discuss the country's future had become a guessing game following the country's disputed presidential election #Business #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Afghanistan #markets #Italy #Latin America
Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

Sep 02, 2014

Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Popular environmentalist Marina Silva looks capable of winning Brazil's presidential election in October but a major campaign gaffe and mounting attacks from other candidates and the media suggest the race is still wide open. Polls have shown Silva with a lead of about 10 percentage points over President Dilma Rousseff if the Oct. 5 election goes to a runoff, as seems likely #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #brazilian
Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

Sep 02, 2014

Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's House of Representatives reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government lost control of ministries in the capital where armed groups have taken over and a separate parliament has claimed legitimacy. The parliament that was elected in June moved to the remote eastern city of Tobruk last month as rival armed groups battled for Tripoli. #United States #China #Japan #Arabic #Government #markets #Argentina #opinion
Pro-government Syrian activist arrested after rare public dissent

Sep 02, 2014

Pro-government Syrian activist arrested after rare public dissent

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian authorities have arrested a pro-government activist who launched a social media campaign calling on officials to provide information about hundreds of missing soldiers, residents and activists said on Monday. The arrest on Friday has fueled an already unusually bold push by some government supporters to hold officials accountable for the rising death toll among President Bashar al-Assads loyalists. #Politics #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Latin America #Mexico
"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

Sep 02, 2014

"We told you so" - Baltic jitters grow over former ruler Russia

RIGA/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Nervously eyeing Russian naval manoeuvres and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flashpoint after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their cherished Western ties. With President Barack Obama heading to Estonia on Wednesday on a visit designed to underline U.S. solidarity with the Balts ahead of a NATO summit in Wales, the three tiny republics are renewing calls for troops on the ground and military help #facebook #Politics #India #Japan #Brazil #France #markets #Argentina #Mexico #Ukraine #european #opinion

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Markets will be swinging till May 2014: How to gear up for volatility

Dec 13, 2013

Markets will be swinging till May 2014: How to gear up for volatility

Given that equities are at record highs in India and many parts of the globe, the volatility will be high with wild swings in markets. At times of volatility, it is best to lower risk in your portfolios. #Sensex #nifty #Portfolio #stocks #markets #investors #investor profile
BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Dec 10, 2013

BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

The function of the markets is to believe what it wants to believe. A bear market factors in only the worst even if there are some signs of turning around. A bull market factors in the best, even if the signals are unsustainable. #Economy #Stock market #GDP #BJP #ToWhatEffect #Indian rupee #Lok Sabha elections #tax revenue

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BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Sep 01, 2014

Emerging Markets To Drive Automotive Comeback

A look at some of the car makers returning the most value to their shareholders since the 2008 financial crisis...
BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Aug 30, 2014

Celeb marketers turn into socks maniacs

This month will go down in history as the beginning of the Great Celebrity Sock War of 2014, when Rob Kardashian’s Arthur George sock line will go toe-to-toe with Cash Warren’s Pair of Thieves selection... #Cash Warren #Rob Kardashian
BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Sep 01, 2014

Brooklyn car service fleet owner battles UBER and Lyft

One Brooklyn car service says it has managed to restore some of its market share and reclaim some of the employees it lost after a tech-driven taxi alternative came speeding into town... #Cash Warren #Rob Kardashian