Category Eurozone, Euro

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent?

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent? http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com U.S. stock futures are tanking this morning, down more than 150pts. as I write this note. Weakness in Europe and oil once again declining, are at least two of the […]

Putin Planning To Seize Key Ukrainian Port Of Mariupol In The Spring (2015), Warns America’s Top Intelligence Official; ‘Putin Wants To Capture And Conquer Ukraine’

Putin Planning To Seize Key Ukrainian Port Of Mariupol In The Spring (2015), Warns America’s Top Intelligence Official; ‘Putin Wants To Capture And Conquer Ukraine’ http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com London’s TheDailyMailOnline, is reporting that The Director of National Intelligence, (DNI) Mr. James Clapper, “is predicting that Vladimir Putin plans to seize the strategic Ukrainian port of Mariupol in […]

The Islamic State’s Dangerous Gains in Libya Pose A Threat To Europe

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/islamic-state-advance-in-libya-could-present-threat-to-europe-a-1019976.html#ref=nl-international Islamic State Advance in Libya Could Present Threat to Europe A Threat to Europe: The Islamic State’s Dangerous Gains in Libya By Mirco Keilberth and Christoph Reuter A video grab shows militants loyal to the Islamic State marching Egyptian Coptic Christians to their deaths by beheading in Libya. Rival militias in Libya have thrown […]

No Let-up in Putin’s Hybrid War

NOTHING TO SEE HERE No Let-up in Putin’s Hybrid War WALTER RUSSELL MEAD http://www.the-american- interest.com/2015/02/22/no- let-up-in-putins-hybrid-war/ Just as the Western press was spooling up stories about the peace deal negotiated in Minsk taking hold-prisoner exchanges taking place, heavy weapons being pulled back from the front-when a bomb exploded in Kharkiv, killing two and injuring several […]

Putin: No External Pressure On Russia Will Go Unchallenged

Putin: No External Pressure On Russia Will Go Unchallenged Published time: February 20, 2015 21:49 February 20, 2015. President Vladimir Putin, front fourth left, at a gala marking the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Grand Kremlin Palace. Left: Presidential Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov. Third left: Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.(RIA Novosti / Alexei […]

Vatican, Italy Step Up Security Over Threat Posed By Islamic State; Group Threatens To Use Libya As A Launching Pad, And Gateway To Southern Europe

Vatican, Italy Step Up Security Over Threat Posed By Islamic State; Group Threatens To Use Libya As A Launching Pad, And Gateway To Southern Europe http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Angus Mackinnon, writing for the February 19, 2015 edition of Agency France Presse, reports that “security at the Vatican, and throughout Italy, has been stepped up because of a […]

Greece Gets A Reprieve; Stocks Hit New Highs; Russia Gets a Downgrade; Time To Buy Gold?; Oil Falters; Acadia BioPharma (ACAD) Surges; Ruckus Wireless (RKUS)

Greece Gets A Reprieve And Stocks Hit New Highs; Russia Gets a Downgrade; Time To Buy Gold?; Oil Falters; Acadia BioPharma (ACAD) Surges; Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Europe/Greece – Kick The Can Down A Dirt Road – What Happens If Greece Leaves The EuroZone? Vito Ricanelli, writing in this weekend’s Barron’s, says “Greece gave investors […]