Deciphering The New Caspian Agreement

Clause 14, dealing with laying subsea pipelines and cables, is the one most coveted by energy analysts, since it has the potential to significantly alter Europe’s gas supply options...

  • Aug 15, 2018 5:00 AM

Key Events This Week: GDP, PMIs and ECB

With many traders on vacation, the algos will be kept busy with a busy weekly slate, with the global PMIs due out on Tuesday, the ECB meeting on Thursday, US Q2 GDP on Friday and corporate earnings releases peaking.

  • Jul 23, 2018 9:00 AM

Escobar: Eagle-Meets-Bear & The Syria Tug-Of-War

"Trump and Putin are likely to discuss the tricky situation in southern Syria when they meet; while the US president says he wants US forces back home, the CIA, Pentagon and Israel may be happier to see them stay so the war-torn state remains unstable..."

  • Jul 5, 2018 11:45 PM

Paul Craig Roberts: "July 4th Is Matrix-Reinforcement Day"

"The military/security complex, about which President Eisenhower warned Americans 57 years ago, adroitly uses the Fourth of July to portray America’s conflicts in a positive light in order to protect its power and profit institutionalized in the US government."

  • Jul 4, 2018 10:45 PM