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The Rumors are that Turkey Will Default

By admin / August 30, 2018

The rumors running around is that Turkey will default as Erdogan decides to move to align with Iran and Russia and leave the West behind. While there have been speculative attacks on the Turkish economy and US tariffs and sanctions have been detrimental, the initial causes of this growing monetary problem are really all internal. Erdogan’s management of […]

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Herod Agrippa I (41-44AD)

By admin / July 15, 2018

QUESTION: Was it Herod Agrippa who ruled Jerusalem when Jesus was Crucified? Someone said his coins are common. ANSWER: No. It does get confusing. Herod Agrippa I (born 11BC; ruled 41 – 44 AD) after Jesus was crucified. Agrippa I was the last King of Judea with the royal title reigning over Judea. He was also the father of […]

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Italy & Refugee Crisis

By admin / June 22, 2018

The Refugee Crisis in Europe is tearing it apart and all of this began with a unilateral decision by Merkel when her polls declined because of her tough policy on Greece. The refusal to compensate Italy and to demand they take in refugees but denies them the right to send them north proves the very point […]

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Euro Members to INCREASE debt before the ECB stops buying!

By admin / June 19, 2018

  Reliable sources are reporting that the European member states are going to rush out debt to try to lock in the low-interest rates before they start to rise and the ECB is still buying very aggressively. We are likely to see new issues of debt to increase before the ECB stops buying.

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Market Talk- June 5th, 2018

By admin / June 5, 2018

Although yesterdays US session was a solid performance, it had produced that gain within the first couple of hours trading, so although solid did not really extend much further. That sentiment was reflected in Asia today with gains but not excessive and left some core behind, especially having had to recover from some early losses. […]

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Market Talk- May 9th, 2018

By admin / May 9, 2018

Asian markets were in two minds whether to follow energy prices or industrial metals after the news from Washington yesterday. The Nikkei (-0.4%) interpreted it as negative and hit stocks from the opening bell, but did not really go anywhere from then onward. The JPY has resumed its downward trend and is this evening flirting […]

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Market Talk- April 26th, 2018

By admin / April 26, 2018

It was China’s market that took the hit today with both mainland Shanghai and the Hang Seng declining over 1%. It was tech that lead sentiment lower again today following rumours of US probing Huawei Technologies and that spread to the sector. These concerns appeared to be confined to China, although the financials and property […]

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