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Saudi Planning For A War Of Attrition In Europe

Saudi Planning For A War Of Attrition In Europe

Russia’s central bank recently warned about the growing financial risks to the Russian economy from Saudi Arabia encroaching upon its traditional export market for crude oil. Russia sends 70 percent of its oil to Europe, but Saudi Arabia has been […]

India To Beat U.S. In Internet Users’ Race

India To Beat U.S. In Internet Users’ Race

India is set to become the second-largest nation of Internet users, overtaking the United States. By December there will be 402 million Internet users in India, second only to China’s 600 million users in terms of the largest online user base […]

Not All CCC-Rated RMBS And Bonds Are Created Equal

Not All CCC-Rated RMBS And Bonds Are Created Equal

Not All CCC-Rated RMBS And Bonds Are Created Equal by Michael S. Canter and Matthew D. Bass, AllianceBernstein CCC-rated residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and CCC-rated corporate bonds have captured investors’ attention in recent years. But why do we think one […]

Fed Policy: Easy In, Hard Out (III)

Fed Policy: Easy In, Hard Out (III)

  Photo Credit: Lynn || Note: this picture was not picked for what its author wrote, that was a surprise to me A while ago I wrote two pieces called “Easy In, Hard Out.” The main idea was to illustrate […]

Bangladesh Blocks Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber

Bangladesh Blocks Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber

According to reports in national media the government of Bangladesh blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and Viber on Wednesday morning. The blocking order followed the announcement of the Bangladeshi Supreme Court upholding the death penalty to war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ahsan Mohammad […]