Month: May 2015
US dollar role in sanctions, AML fight threatened by looming rival payments system
Reuters Blogs (blog) – 18 hours ago
A looming erosion of U.S. dollar dominance in international payments threatens to cripple the worldwide reach of financial sancti…
Weak dollar, tame US inflation boost stocks; gold up
Reuters – May 14, 2015
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, remained near a low of 93.133 hit earlier in the session.
US dollar slips on n…
Kiwi dollar gains on US dollar on weak US data
Stuff.co.nz – May 13, 2015
Westpac senior market strategist Imre Speizer attributed the fall in the US dollar to the weaker-than-expected retail sales report.
New Zealand Dollar Surges as Retail Sales …
The US dollar is getting crushed
Business Insider – May 13, 2015
The dollar is tanking on Wednesday after the April retail sales report showed no growth from the previous month and import prices fell more than expected.
US dollar tumbles after disa…
Kurdistan is an “invisible nation” which straddles the recognized territories of four other nations: Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria. If an independent Kurdistan does ever became a tangible visible reality all those four countries as we know them today will be fundamentally altered. 2015 is so far proving to be a very historic year for …Read More »
The former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan has recently, once again, attributed the turmoil presently gripping Iraq to the 2003 predominantly Anglo-American invasion of Iraq and the toppling of the Saddam Hussein regime. Annan refers to the Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority of Iraq Paul Bremer’s short-sighted decision to completely dismantle …Read More »
A recent bill forwarded to the United States Congress proposes that the United States should start distributing a percentage, about one-quarter, of its allotted funds to Iraq – to assist it in its struggle against the Islamic State (Daesh) terror gang – directly to Kurdish paramilitary and Sunni Arab forces. The Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga paramilitary …Read More »