Tag: Markets

Russia-China Tandem Shifts Global Power

Official Washington’s arrogance in trying to push around Russia and China has pushed the two countries together, creating a dangerous new dynamic in international relations, explains ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Continue reading from Ray Mc Govern.

Bank of England undermines the Classic Money Creation Theory

“In exceptional circumstances, when interest rates are at their effective lower bound, money creation and spending in the economy may still be too low to be consistent with the central bank’s monetary policy objectives. One possible response is to undertake a series of asset purchases, or ‘quantitative easing’ (QE)… As a by-product of QE, new …

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Oil price trends

The updated graph of the oil price February 2004-February 2013 has been published by Debora Billi on her blog.

China’s new cut to rare earth export quota

USA is looking at building a trade case on the restrictions at WTO, accusing China of market manipulation with its 72% cut of export quota of rare earth elements. China currently dominates the market of rare earth elements with 95% of global production, and its move is seen as particularly dangerous for the ICT and …

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HSBC to find a settlement

One of the biggest financial scandals (see an old but dedicated database in our Weblist), a criminal probe into laundering of drug-cartel and other money , according to a WSJ note. Again, unsolved questions present their burden on business making and daily life conditions. How regulators perform their tasks, when such enormous mass of money can …

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Global Market News

A new issue of Newsmercati has been released by PROMOS, the Special Agency of Chamber of Commerce of Milan. A guide to contracts in Arab Countires, semplification measures in France and other useful information on international markets can be found here.