A three-week-old, Saudi-UAE-led diplomatic and economic boycott of Qatar threatens to complicate newly promoted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform plans and undermine the Gulf.. Eurasia Review
As Amazon continues to gain their confidence in the consumer market place, retailers in traditional brick and mortar establishments have growing anxiety over the possibility that convenience could.. Source: Wochit News -
Albania is holding parliamentary elections, with both main political parties, having been at loggerheads for months, agreeing that whatever the result they will present a united front in searching for.. Source: Euronews English -
The US economic expansion is approaching its eighth anniversary, prompting some investors to worry the recovery might be a bit long in the tooth.
So what will trigger the next recession?
It's.. Business Insider
After years of fire and brimstone sermons, also known as the Bank of International Settlements' annual reports delivered with doom and gloomy aplomb by Jaime Caruana (the 2014 report, in which the BIS.. Zero Hedge
By Louis Rouanet*
Unsurprisingly, central banks are reluctant to claim credit for inflation. In their latest bulletin, the European Central Bank (ECB) published the graph below explaining what.. Eurasia Review
Authored by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com,
Dear Mr. Dudley,
Your recent remarks in the wake of last week’s FOMC statement were notably unhelpful.
*In particular, your excuses for further.. Zero Hedge
One week ago, Deutsche Bank issued a loud warning that as a result of the extended duration of the current expansion...
.... coupled with the collapse in the yield curve...
... and the risk that.. Zero Hedge
By Md. Muddassir Quamar*
Royal succession in Saudi Arabia has been a matter of intense speculation since octogenarian Crown Prince Salman ascended the throne in January 2015 after the demise of his.. Eurasia Review
Australian bankers are furious after the country’s smallest state levied *a “surprise” tax on the country’s five biggest banks that could siphon off $280 million in profits during its first.. Zero Hedge
WASHINGTON ― It’s been 785 days since House Republicans agreed to a budget they believed in. And if the current disagreement over spending levels continues, Republicans may walk away this year.. Huffington Post
Stocks were little changed during trading on Friday.
The Dow and S&P stayed close to their starting point, slightly declining and rising respectively.
The Nasdaq was the big winner of the day as.. Business Insider
Finding a way around the Supreme Court's order on a liquor ban, the Punjab government has allowed hotels, pubs and restaurants situated within 500 metres of the National Highways to serve liquor within.. DNA
Authored by Ben Hunt via Epsilon Theory blog,
Let’s review, shall we? *Last fall, the Fed floated the trial balloon that they were thinking about ways to shrink their balance sheet.* All very.. Zero Hedge
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org,
In the first round of the special election for the House seat in Georgia’s Sixth District, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff swept 48 percent. He more than.. Zero Hedge
France's main government bond yield held near a seven-month low on Friday as some analysts predicted a boost for the country's credit rating at its first review since Emmanuel Macron won the presidency.. DNA
In Nashville, Tenn., St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the Fed can wait and see how the economy develops before making any further adjustments to the policy rate. He noted that the U.S... PRWeb
Sales new single-family homes rose 2.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The National Association of Realtors reported.. SeattlePI.com