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The U.S. Opts for Ineffective Sanctions on Russia

The U.S. Opts for Ineffective Sanctions on Russia

By George Friedman The United States announced new sanctions on seven Russian government officials April 28. A long-used tactic, sanctions can yield unpredictable effects or have no effect at all, depending upon how they are crafted. It is commonly assumed that […]

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Ukraine In Crisis: Stratfor Analysis

By George Friedman A few months ago, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was expected to sign some agreements that could eventually integrate Ukraine with the European Union economically. Ultimately, Yanukovich refused to sign the agreements, a decision thousands of his countrymen […]

Stock Market Challenges Of 2013 [CHART]

Stock Market Challenges Of 2013 [CHART]

This post first appeared on FloatingPath Whether it was the federal government shutdown and debt ceiling fiasco, the uncertainty over who would be the next Federal Reserve Chair, or trouble in Cyprus, the S&P 500 has faced many hurdles this […]

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Bitcoin Rockets Upward, Thanks To China

Bitcoin prices have climbed over the last 30 days or so, mostly thanks to investors in China, according to Ben Rooney of CNN Money. According to Mt. Gox, perhaps the world’s most well-known bitcoin exchange, the digital currency has traded […]