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Impressions of the Eastern Bloc

Growing up during the Cold War as I did, my impression of places like Hungary and C.....»»

Category: blogSource: slopeofhopeJan 14th, 2018

EU Reaches Out to Eastern Neighbors, but With Caution This Time

The European Union, at its “Eastern Partnership” summit in Brussels, discussed trade and other ties with its neighbors to the east, but the bloc carefully scaled back its ambitions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 24th, 2017

Play by EU rules post Brexit for single market access: Macron says in UK

Theresa May said Britain would be leaving the single market, but wanted a free-trade deal with the bloc covering both goods and services.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard3 hr. 0 min. ago

Oak Valley Bancorp Reports 4th Quarter Results

OAKDALE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) (the "Company"), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank (th.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzinga4 hr. 14 min. ago

Chinese Government Propaganda is Being Enthusiastically Embraced at U.S. Universities

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, “Confucius Institute.”   It’s a benign sounding name which immediately conjures up visions of enlightenment and ancient Eastern wisdom. Indeed, that appears to be precisely .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge6 hr. 30 min. ago

The French government experiments with venture capitalism

Don’t be coy, carp about the food AS A boy, Antoine Hubert used to catch butterflies. These days, the agro-engineer has eyes only for meal worms. In a demonstration factory near Dole in eastern France, he s.....»»

Category: topSource: stockcharts13 hr. 59 min. ago

The French government experiments with venture capitalism

Don’t be coy, carp about the foodAS A boy, Antoine Hubert used to catch butterflies. These days, the agro-engineer has eyes only for meal worms. In a demonstration factory near Dole in eastern France, he shows how tray.....»»

Category: topSource: economist14 hr. 0 min. ago

Divers Found World’s Longest Flooded Cave

The world is full of wonders yet to be discovered. One of those wonders was discovered by a team of divers who went to eastern Mexico, and they claim to have found the world’s longest flooded cave in the world, […] The post Divers Fou.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk15 hr. 59 min. ago

EU urged to publish commitments from suspected tax havens

The European Union's top tax official is urging member states to make public any commitments given by non-EU countries wanting to get off the bloc's blacklist of suspected tax havens......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews19 hr. 15 min. ago

Brexit: EU opens door for UK return, says it can re-apply for membership

Juncker cited the EU treaty's Article 49, which invites any European state that respects the bloc's values to apply for accession and precedes Article 50 governing the process for leaving.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 17th, 2018

Elliott Management Engages In Activist Investing In Israel

Elliott Management’s letter Tuesday to the interim chairman of Bezeq Israel Telecom follows two years of brisk activity in the Middle Eastern state, where the number of companies publicly subjected .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 17th, 2018

1890 six-bedroom, seven-bathroom waterfront estate on Maryland"s Eastern Shore listing for $5.995 million

1890 six-bedroom, seven-bathroom waterfront estate on Maryland"s Eastern Shore listing for $5.995 million.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 17th, 2018

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars

When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived three years of war and upheaval......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 17th, 2018

EU chief urges Britain to change its mind over Brexit

European Union chief Donald Tusk is urging Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year and says the EU would welcome the country back......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 16th, 2018

Shell Bids a Long Goodbye to Middle Eastern Oil

Royal Dutch Shell is giving up on its last oil fields in Iraq, leaving the world’s second-biggest oil company with a dwindling footprint in the Middle East—a region it helped build into a petroleum powerhouse......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 15th, 2018

Army well prepared, China unlikely to try any misadventure: Senior officer

Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Krishna was referring to Chinese road-building team's incursion into Arunachal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 15th, 2018

Syria and Russia"s latest offensive has killed 177 civilians in 2 weeks

A new offensive by the Syrian regime and Russia in Eastern Ghouta, Syria has killed at least 177 civilians in the last two weeks. Reports hav.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2018

Having fastest-growing EU economy isn"t making this country"s people richer

The EU predicts Romania's economy will expand 4.4% in 2018 after eclipsing growth elsewhere in bloc last year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

2018 Could Be Another Strong Year For Central & Eastern Europe

Domestic stocks were a great place to invest in 2017, but hopefully you didn’t overlook oppor.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 14th, 2018

Venezuela Gains Momentum with New Cryptocurrency PETRO

Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro has invited members of the regional ALBA-TCP bloc to join him in launching a new cryptocurrency. Named petro, the cryptocurrency will be backed by the countr.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 13th, 2018

West Bengal tops DIPP"s Business Reforms Action Plan 2017 with 86.18%

West Bengal currently tops the list of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion's Business Reforms Action Plan (BRAP) 2017, comprising 36 states and Union Territories. The eastern state's 'implementation scorecard' sto.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018