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Trump Doubles Down: Threatens Sanctions On European Investors In Russian Pipeline

With less than a week to go before President Trump is scheduled to meet with President Putin in Helsinki, the State Department has decided to renew its pressure campaign on Western businesses invested in Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2018

Sanctions Spark Activity In Leveraged Russia ETFs

Russian stocks and the ruble slumped Thursday on news of fresh sanctions against the country by the Trump administration. Predictably, Russia's reaction to the new sanctions was harsh, perhaps prompting investors to ditch Russian assets. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 10th, 2018

EU Threatens European Firms That Comply With Trump"s Iran Sanctions

European firms that cut ties with Iran over new US sanctions which kicked in at Midnight might find themselves subject to sanctions of their own, warned an EU official.  “If EU companies abide by U.S. secondary sanctions they will, in turn, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 7th, 2018

Forget Nordstream 2, Turkstream Is The Prize

Authored by Tom Luongo, While the Trump Administration still thinks it can play enough games to derail the Nordstream 2 pipeline via sanctions and threats, the impotence of its position geopoliti.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 24th, 2018

Brent crude slips as investors fear another glut

Brent crude futures fell in choppy trade on Monday, under pressure from growing supply but supported by a reported drawdown of U.S. oil inventories, potential European Union sanctions on Iran and possible OPEC production cuts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Russian brings new charges against Kremlin critic Browder

Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 19th, 2018

Russia Threatens to Boycott Davos Over Disinvited Tycoons

Russia threatened to pull its delegation of dozens of Russian oligarchs and state company executives to a global gathering in Switzerland if the organizers didn’t reinstate invitations to three tycoons under U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2018

U.S. Ramps Up Sanctions on Hezbollah as Part of Iran Pressure

The Trump administration on Tuesday targeted Iran-backed Hezbollah with fresh terrorism-related sanctions, as the U.S. moves to keep up pressure on Tehran and its tools of foreign-policy abroad despite resistance from European allies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 14th, 2018

Trump Threatens European Auto Tariffs, But May Have Himself To Blame For Record Trade Deficit

After returning from a trip to Europe, President Donald Trump is reportedly meeting with his trade team Tuesday to discuss an ongoing report by the Commerce Department related to a potential tariff on European automakers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 13th, 2018

Global Stocks Soar As Trump Doubles-Down On China Trade Deal Hopes

World stock markets are closing out the week on a euphoric note, with Asian and European stocks and S&P futures roaring higher on Friday amid a sea of green .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2018

India Calls Trump"s Bluff, Will Pay For Russian S-400s In Rubles

After facing down US threats of possible economic sanctions should it follow through with its.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 31st, 2018

Why trucks trump cars for European investors

Swedish truck m.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 19th, 2018

Moon"s Push to Ease North Korea Sanctions Falls Flat

South Korea’s president is trying—and so far failing—to rally European support for loosening sanctions on North Korea, a move that risks putting him at odds with the Trump administration’s efforts to maintain pressure on Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 19th, 2018

Why trucks trump cars for European investors

Swedish truck .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 19th, 2018

Moon"s Hail Mary for EU to Back Easing North Korea Sanctions

South Korea’s president is trying—and so far failing—to rally European support for loosening sanctions on North Korea, a move that also risks putting him further at odds with the Trump administration’s efforts to maintain pressure on Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 19th, 2018

Global energy bosses tell Trump that world needs Russian gas

Global energy bosses assembled in Moscow on Wednesday said the world needed Russian gas to keep the lights on, in a clear message to U.S. President Donald Trump who has warned he may impose sanctions on Russian gas export projects......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 3rd, 2018

Global energy bosses send Trump a message: world needs Russian gas

Global energy bosses assembled in Moscow on Wednesday said the world needed Russian gas to keep the lights on, in a clear message to U.S. President Donald Trump who has warned he may impose sanctions on Russian gas export projects......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2018

China Threatens US With "Consequences" If It Does Not "Immediately" Revoke Sanctions Over Russian Weapons Deal

Just hours after Beijing called off trade talks with the US in the biggest escalation of the trade feud between the two nations, the war of words between China and the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. sanctions Chinese military-research unit over purchase of Russian jets, missiles

The Trump administration imposed sanctions against one of China’s central military-research units for two Russian arms deals, widening its target list as it launches a new phase of Washington’s escalating sanctions campaign against Moscow......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2018

Trump Threatens More Tariffs, Boasts "Jobs And Dollars" Are Flowing Back To US

With investors already nervous about the prospect of President Trump slapping the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods as soon as Monday (US stock futures, which have so far intern.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 17th, 2018

EU prolongs sanctions over meddling in Ukraine

The European Union has extended by six months sanctions against senior Russian officials, lawmakers and military officers accused of meddling in Ukraine......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 13th, 2018