Before being defeated Monday by Uruguay at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia surprised experts and fans alike. Expectations were low at best.
From Zacks: Finally, the day for the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia is knocking on the door. The tournament will be held from Jun 14 to Jul 15 in 11cities in Russia. Investors will now try to weigh Russian investing options, as such events mean a lot for the economy of the […]
From John Rubino: The price of oil is rising, which is obviously good news for those who sell it to the rest of us.
You’ve no doubt heard that everything’s bigger in Texas. That’s more than just a trite expression, and I’m not just saying that because Texas is home to U.S. Global Investors.
From Tyler Durden: The Trump administration will impose new sanctions against Russia on Monday for “enabling the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons in civil war”, Nikki Haley revealed earlier on Sunday, and the New York Times confirmed later in the day.
From Dana Lyons: Recent news events sent Russian stocks plunging below key support levels – but possibly to a test of more important support levels.
From Zacks: Investors have been pulling out of Russian assets, as latest events spell trouble for such equities. Stocks witnessed their biggest drop in four years after the United States imposed sanctions on Russian billionaires in connection to meddling in the 2016 elections.
From Tyler Durden: Following an expected Monday release of a list of “corrupt Russian oligarchs” by the US Treasury Department, the Trump administration notified Congress that legislation passed last year authorizing new Russia-related sanctions was sufficiently “serving as a deterrent.”
The VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX) is in focus this week, as Russia’s economic growth appears to slow considerably.
From Tyler Durden: Just minutes after Russia was given 2 days to implement today’s decision by the State Department, shuttering Russia’s consulate in San Francisco, California and two diplomatic annexes in Washington, DC and New York City, in “the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians”, the Russian responses started coming in, and they were […]
From Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.: Russia scandals and paranoia continue to dominate the news cycle, disrupt Congress and plague the White House. Yet, ironically, it seems there are still few people inside or outside the Beltway who truly understand Russian-American relations.
From Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.: One year ago, as the crisis in the Ukraine was dying down, Russia was barely on the radar screen of U.S. news outlets.
From Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.: A new ABC series, “Designated Survivor,” elevates the concept of Washington paranoia to new heights.
Two weeks ago, in our latest comparison of Bitcoin and its up and coming competitor, Ethereum, we said “step aside bitcoin, there is a new blockchain kid in town.”
From Dana Lyons: The Russian stock market is threatening to break down below a critical chart level.