The U.S. Federal Reserve has announced that, beginning next year, it will limit the scope of monthly asset purchases and commence delisting procedures. The U.S. Federal Reserve delisting has already triggered fluctuations in global capital, which will inevitably impact developing markets. As a free and open center of [Read more]
Since June, Obama has not stopped excusing himself to the leaders in question. Now he should take the next step of acting in concrete ways to end to the abuse.
An end to the United States’ trade embargo on Cuba, demanded for the 22nd consecutive year by the General Assembly of the United Nations and passed by the overwhelming majority of 188 votes in favor, two against (the United States and Israel) and three abstentions (the Marshall Islands, Palau and Micronesia), would [Read more]
The high priests of monetary policy became dealers a long time ago; as such, monetary stability, their actual job, has not been a concern for quite some time.
<i>Until the middle of 2013, the Bernanke method was very clear: Use anything and everything to revive the currency’s nimbleness and avoid the risk of deflation spreading throughout the economy with monetary policy tools that were discussed in 2002. He has been able to account for everything … except maybe the end, [Read more]
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, at a second hearing, the Senate voted on the text of the law for military programs for the 2014 to 2019 period.
This text is identical to the one voted on during the first hearing, on Dec. 3, in the National Assembly. Therefore, the bill has passed, and, within it is the highly contested Article [Read more]
Even as his popularity wanes, Barack Obama holds onto his status as the most talkative human being in politics.
The political fallout of this direct and flagrant escalation was disastrous for Hezbollah, and more so for Iran. Tehran’s support for President Bashar Assad’s regime has reportedly cost the cash-strapped Iranian economy several billion dollars, and it has changed Hezbollah’s image from a resistance movement to one that is complicit in mass murder.