Alstom is buying Bombardier rail unit for up to $6.7 billion

Alstom is buying Bombardier rail unit for up to $6.7 billion

France’s Alstom SA has agreed to buy the rail division of Canada’s Bombardier Inc for up to 6.2 billion euros ($6.7 billion) to create the world’s No. 2 train manufacturer and better take on Chinese leader CRRC Corp. The cash...
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Russia: Trump’s Plan Contravenes UN Resolutions

Russia: Trump’s Plan Contravenes UN Resolutions

A Middle East peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump contravenes several United Nations resolutions, Russian news agencies cited a Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Sunday, questioning the plan’s feasibility. “WE SEE THE REACTIONS...
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What would real house prices look like in a world without bubbles?

What would real house prices look like in a world without bubbles?

The Great Recession was not caused by a the bursting of a housing bubble, because there was no bubble.  It was caused by tight money supply. Unaffordable housing is the macroeconomic story of our time. It is interesting that housing...
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Secretary of The Treasury Steven Mnuchin Why $1.5 Trillion Cash Have Disappeared

Secretary of The Treasury Steven Mnuchin Why $1.5 Trillion Cash Have Disappeared

Maybe as some kind of Christmas gifts $1.5 Trillion In $100 Bills Have Disappeared from circulation. Last week we reported that something strange was going on at the same time that central banks are injecting $100 billion each month in electronic money to.....
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African countries walk away from Paris-backed Franc

African countries walk away from Paris-backed Franc

Macron blasts colonialism: Grave mistake & fault of France. Emmanuel Macron delved into his country’s imperial past, saying France’s territorial conquests were a mistake that should be fixed – including by welcoming African countries reforming the c...
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The FED Is Monetizing Debt Again

The FED Is Monetizing Debt Again

It was back in 2012 that famed contrarian and value investing hedge fund icon, David Einhorn, first took aim at the pinnacle of market manipulation when he slammed the Fed for creating the ultimate toxic cocktail: something he called the...
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Scientists develop new kind of photon beam which may be secret weapon against cancer

Scientists develop new kind of photon beam which may be secret weapon against cancer

Scientists have made a major breakthrough using non-toxic silicon nanocrystals to create higher-energy light which could create the next generation of high-tech cancer treatments. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the University of T...
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Bridgewater Bets $1.5 Billion That Market Will Crash By March

Bridgewater Bets $1.5 Billion That Market Will Crash By March

At the beginning of 2018, Ray Dalio said during one of his annual speeches at Davos that investors would feel “pretty stupid” if they were holding cash. Over the following 11 months, one of the biggest market blowups since the...
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McKinsey: Nearly 60% of the world’s banks wouldn’t survive an economic downturn

McKinsey: Nearly 60% of the world’s banks wouldn’t survive an economic downturn

Nearly 60% of the world’s banks aren’t strong enough to survive a downturn, McKinsey & Company said in its latest global banking review. It also suggested several ways for them to become more resilient. Nearly 60% of the world’s banks ar...
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Vietnam & Mexico biggest winners from US-China trade war

Vietnam & Mexico biggest winners from US-China trade war

US imports from its largest supplier China have slumped by 12.5 percent due to the ongoing trade war. Meanwhile, Vietnam and Mexico have been filling this gap with massive import increases. According to the latest report by the US-based Census...
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The $47 Trillion Slow Death Sentence For Oil & Gas

The $47 Trillion Slow Death Sentence For Oil & Gas

The future of hydrocarbons is becoming bleak if plans presented by international banks, representing around $47 trillion in value, will be fully implemented. So one assault will come by breakthrough new technologies and another by banks. Around 130 internati...
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Scientists Reconstruct Face of Extinct Denisovan Human Relative

Scientists Reconstruct Face of Extinct Denisovan Human Relative

The mystery surrounding the era of the Denisovans, the human race that went extinct about 50,000 years ago leaving almost no clue as to what they looked like, has finally been solved, with the face of a teenager named Denise....
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Allianz Global Wealth Report: Financial assets fall for the first time since the financial crisis

Allianz Global Wealth Report: Financial assets fall for the first time since the financial crisis

For the first time since the financial crisis of 2008, global private wealth shrank last year. This was determined by the insurance group Allianz in its Global Wealth Report 2018. Accordingly, global gross financial assets decreased by 0.1 percent year-on-year...
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WeWork Valuation Crashes From $47 Billion To As Low As $10 Billion

WeWork Valuation Crashes From $47 Billion To As Low As $10 Billion

The We Company’s underwriters must be having serious trouble securing orders for WeWork’s planned IPO, because in what is at least the fourth reported downgrade to the company’s valuation in less than 10 days, Reuters reports that the compa...
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BNP Research: Tough Road Ahead for Oil

BNP Research: Tough Road Ahead for Oil

New research, led by Mark Lewis, Global Head of Sustainability Research at BNP Paribas Asset Management, shows that oil needs a long-term breakeven price of USD 10 – 20/barrel to remain competitive in mobility in his report Wells, Wires and...
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