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TAU Study Explains Mistakes in Weather Forecasting

A new study from researchers at Tel Aviv University explains why sometimes the weather experts get it wrong. This is especially significant today given how little of the expected snow actually fell on New York More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Crude Prices Gain Ground on Dollar’s Weakness

Oil prices inched higher as the dollar lost ground against the euro on Tuesday, a report said. The price of Brent, the global oil benchmark, climbed 3.5 per cent to $49.84 a barrel, while West Texas More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Morgan Stanley to Pay Employees Less Revenue in Bonuses, But More Up Front

Wall Street investment bank Morgan Stanley said it would pay a smaller portion of revenue in bonuses to its bankers and traders this year even in a better revenue environment, Reuters said. The bank reported More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Ruble Weakens Further Against Euro, Dollar as Analysts Predict Sharp Fluctuations

The ruble lost more ground against the euro and the dollar on January 12, the Vestnik Kavkaza news agency said. The ruble fell 5.987 versus the euro to 74.3551 and dropped 6.4987 against the dollar to 62.7363, More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Lapse of Reason

At long last, the United States is showing signs of recovery from the crisis that erupted at the end of President George W. Bush’s administration, when the near-implosion of its financial system sent shock More...

Reuters On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Russia’s Finance Minister Sees Economy Shrinking 4 Percent in 2015

– Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday that the Russian economy could contract by 4 percent next year and that the budget could have a deficit of more than 3 percent of gross domestic product More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Oil prices Expected to Bounce Back in 2015, UAE Urges Oil Producers Not to Boost Output

Crude oil prices are likely to bottom out in the first half of 2015, until a possible slowdown in U.S. shale production counters a supply glut exacerbated by OPEC’s decision not to cut output, a Reuters More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Bond King Bill Gross, Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman See No Inflation

For the first time in at least 55 years, not one advanced economy will see consumer prices growing more than 4 per cent this year, Bloomberg said on December 18. When it comes to lowflation, 2014 will More...

Koby Yeshayahou On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Brokerage Upgrades Teva Recommendation following Copaxone Dosage Change

– “We are upgrading our recommendation for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) from “Market perform” to “Market outperform” with a target price of More...

Reuters On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Fed faces big decision over a few choice words

– Federal Reserve officials will decide this week whether to make a critical change to their policy statement that would widen the door for interest rate hikes next year and effectively bet the United More...

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