Category Greece

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 […]

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 […]

Greek Experts Urge Athens to Shun U.S. Weapons in Favor of Russian Arms

Greek Experts Urge Athens to Shun US Weapons in Favor of Russian Arms © Sputnik/ Pavel Lisitsyn Politics 16:50 11.02.2015 22600 Russian arms are more reliable and effective during crises since they cannot be switched off by manufacturers of weapons systems produced in the US and sold overseas, Greek experts said. Greece will only benefit […]

Draghi’s Dangerous Bet: The Perils of a Weak Euro

This is the beginning of the end for the Euro – IMO. RCP SPIEGEL ONLINE International ECB Decision to Weaken Euro Comes with Pluses and Minuses Draghi’s Dangerous Bet: The Perils of a Weak Euro By SPIEGEL Staff The European Central Bank’s current headquarters in Frankfurt. Last week’s decision to weaken the common currency could […]

New Greek Government Less Anti-Russian, More Anti-NATO

New Greek government less anti-Russian, more anti-NATO. To me, “the die is cast,’ and a Greek exit from the EU is underway. How long? less than two years. FINANCIAL TIMES January 2015 Greeks rebuff EU call for more Russia sanctions Tony Barber in Athens Greece’s new radical leftwing-dominated government signaled on Tuesday that friction with […]

Left-Wing Radical Syriza Rides Anti-Austerity Wave To Greek Win

This is significantly more than the 33 percent forecast. I do not know how this is good for stocks. Will be checking futures this evening. Should be good for gold. RCP Syriza Rides Anti-Austerity Wave to Decisive Greek Win (Bloomberg) — Alexis Tsipras’s Syriza brushed aside Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s party to record a decisive […]

Draghi’s QE Shock And Awe Sends Stocks Higher, For Now; Greek Election Outcome Looms; German Stocks To Buy In A QE Eurozone; Finding Oil’s Survivors

Draghi’s QE Shock And Awe Sends Stocks Higher, For Now; Greek Election Outcome Looms; German Stocks To Buy In A QE Eurozone; Finding Oil’s Survivors http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Desperate times, call for desperate measures? No one knows who originally uttered this often-used phrase, though, some trace it to ancient Greece, and Hippocrates, which appears in Amphorisms: “For […]