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Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 5

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 5

The big investment news for the week was the end in the upward movement for the indices in the United States. The latest surge caused by the election of Donald Trump has now leveled off and is on a slight reversal. Markets in Asia and Europe had also been at or near new highs. Growth […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 4

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 4

The big investment news for the week was the end in the global stock rally, partially caused by the election of Donald Trump in the United States. A number of markets in Asia, Europe and the United States, surpassed a 16 month high, but are now leveling off or beginning a reversal. All four main […]

Landslide Elections In Romania Will Keep Corruption In Power

Landslide Elections In Romania Will Keep Corruption In Power

Despite the economic and political progress Romania has achieved since joining the European Union in 2007, the corruption of the past continues to retard the development of the country. Recent events highlighted this reality. The center-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) was able to win 46% of the vote in elections held on December 11th. The […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 3

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 3

The big new for the week was the agreement among a number of the non-OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Nations) nations to reduce their oil output by 588,000 barrels a day. This was in addition to the 1.2 million cut agreed upon by the 13 member nation OPEC. The other major market event for […]

Glut In Global Crude Oil Supplies Likely To Continue

Glut In Global Crude Oil Supplies Likely To Continue

Many analysts and investors are insisting that the glut in global crude oil supplies is coming to an end. Throughout the second half of 2016, speculators drove up prices in anticipation of a production cut promised by OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries). The oil cartel’s members pumped 33.87 million barrels a day in […]

Italy: The Next Domino To Fall?

Italy: The Next Domino To Fall?

The resignation this month of Matteo Renzi the Prime Minister of Italy, may have ended the 63rd government in 70 years. His departure was the result of a voter rejection in a referendum, for a series of constitutional reforms. The changes would of enabled him to more easily enact legislation, that he deemed necessary to […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 2

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 2

The big new for the week was the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy, following the referendum on Sunday. The politically center to left Mr. Renzi had previously stated, that he would resign if the vote for a reform of the Constitution failed in a popular vote. It was rebuffed by 59.6% of […]

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 1

Weekly Market Review & Target Fills December Week 1

The big new for the week was the deal to cut crude output within OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) that was agreed to in Vienna, Austria by the oil cartel on November 30th. OPEC agreed to a cut of some 1.2 million barrels a day, which would equate to a 4% to 4.5% […]

Death Of Fidel Castro Will Bring Negligible Change In Cuba

Death Of Fidel Castro Will Bring Negligible Change In Cuba

The death of Fidel Castro at the age of 90 last week, definitely ends an era in Cuban history. He is no doubt, the most important leader of this island nation in the 20th century. His influence, will continue to determine the course of economic and political development inside Cuba. For the majority of the Cuban […]