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The Implications of Russia's "Red" Monday

By Kevin Virgil

Mayhem!  Carnage!  катастрофа!

These are the messages that blared forth from my TV screen and broker notes this morning.  Yesterday – hereafter branded as “Red Monday” – was a day of reckoning for the Russian economy.   1,163 more words

Emerging Markets

Vladimir Putin Took Part In An Expanded Meeting Of The Defence Ministry Board

In his opening remarks at the meeting, the President outlined the country’s defence priorities for 2015.

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PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN:

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Emerging Markets

Cuba, The USA, Operation Mongoose And The Siren's Song

By Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Remember Operation Mongoose, the Cuban Project?

The Siren’s Song, irresistibly luring the sailors to their fate, to be dashed to death on the rocks. 1,554 more words

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Clinton Greyling, John Zukowski Rated Top M&A Advisors for 2014

WallStreetDealMakers.com is proud to announce Clinton Greyling and John Zukowski as our Top M&A Advisors for 2014.  Greyling and Zukowski are the Executive Management behind Charms Invesments Ltd., a boutique M&A Advisory and Consulting firm specializing in the reverse merger process, advising clients on strategic planning, corporate and securities law, SEC accounting, investor relations, capital raising and investment banking matters. 328 more words

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Shipping Sector Sinking : Capesize Rates Collapse with Coal / China Imports

“It looks like the market is going to continue being a big disappointment”

A deeper slump in earnings for ships that carry most of the world’s coal and ore cargoes would force owners to take vessels out of service, according to shipbroker RS Platou Markets AS. 594 more words

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Russia To Supply Banks With Up To $6.54bn To Fight Off Crisis

Banks in Russia will get a government boost to finance debt and projects as the country risks recession. On Friday, the State Duma passed the last two readings of a law to allocate up to 10 percent, or $6.54 billion, from a sovereign wealth fund. 510 more words

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