Tag archive for ‘Venezuela’
Martin Danenberg On Friday, October 19th, 2018

We the People of Norway Wins: Trump Defeated

Norway’s economy Is one of three world economies with $70,000 GDP per capita (Luxembourg and Sweden are the other two). Unemployment in 2017 was around 4.2 percent. Economic growth was 1.8 percent. The government More...

News Brief On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Venezuela Makes Every Friday a Holiday to Save Electricity

  Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has designated every Friday in the months of April and May as a non-working holiday, a bid to save electricity as a prolonged drought pushes water levels to a More...

News Brief On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Latest Political Drama Puts Brazil On Path To Becoming Latin America’s Greece

  Brazil is fast becoming the Greece of Latin America, seemingly willing to be wiped off the map of relevance like sad sack Venezuela and arch rival Argentina. It’s too bad, really. The American-loving More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Exxon Mobil Moves to Cut Spending as Profits Tumble from Crude Woes

U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil is taking steps to reduce spending as crude prices are not expected to rise significantly in the near future, a report said. Despite generating $87.3 billion in revenue last year, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Move Over Oprah, Zuckerberg Has His Own Book Club

  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is really into New Years Resolutions and for accountability, he tends to make them public. In the past, he promised to learn Mandarin, which he practiced on his More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Pain and Gain in the Oil Price Freefall

Cheap oil might sound like great news to some, a disaster to others, but whoever is happy or devastated should know one thing; it is unlikely to end soon. CNBC’s Dennis Gartman thinks oil prices have More...

Reuters On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Saudis block OPEC output cut, sending oil price plunging

– Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for production cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude plunging to a fresh four-year More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: The Geopolitical Impact of Cheap Oil

– The price of oil has fallen more than 25% in the past five months, to less than $80 a barrel. If the price remains at this level, it will have important implications – some good, some bad – More...

Reuters On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Shortages hinder Venezuela’s battle against fever outbreaks

– CARACAS (Reuters) – Shortages have complicated Venezuela’s efforts to treat severe outbreaks of mosquito-borne fevers this year, creating long lines at pharmacies to buy medicines and leaving More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Jim Cramer: Why Oil Should Be Higher

With the top oil producing areas in turmoil: the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela, one would think oil would be higher. “It should be at $120, ” Jim Cramer said on CNBC. However, the price More...

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