The risk of political instability in Saudi Arabia always goes along with a spike in the oil price as it has been the largest producer of crude oil in the world, Amir Handjani, lead director at RAK Petroleum, told RT.
The US was forced to change its mind over cooperating with the China-led development bank after its allies refused to join a boycott, which is a sign that dollar hegemony is not lasting, Lew Rockwell, chairman of the Ludwig von Mises Institute told RT.
Once a swamp, Singapore has grown, despite lacking the natural resources of neighbors, to become one of the world’s richest states with a simply staggering economic growth, all thanks to the leadership of one great statesman.
The US has created a belief that money would leave Russia, but money doesn’t flow out of countries that have extremely low debt and strong export earnings, Paul Craig Roberts, former US Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, told RT.
Following the replacement of the archaic practice of gold fixing with a more transparent system, skeptics who were put off entering the gold market are now changing their minds, John Butler, CIO at Amphora Capital told RT.
‘Blockupy’ protest in Frankfurt is because people are angry at the economic chaos caused by the ECB and other bureaucrats who are set to foist the euro autocracy on them and it doesn’t work, Patrick Young, global financial markets expert, told RT.
US Secretary of State John Kerry may be starting to enjoy the brinkmanship, as he says it’s “unclear” whether the US and Iran would reach a political framework nuclear deal before the end of this month.
The EU army initiative might provoke fury among Euro-skeptic politicians as they see it as part of the EU’s agenda for more power and centralization, Dr. Richard Wellings, Deputy Editorial Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs, told RT.
Syntax matters. In these “sanctioned times” it is doubly vital that the nuances of meaning originating in Russian or in English be as fully congruent, tuned and replicated with cultural and contextual relevance when reborn into the other language.
A subsidiary of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has opened a cloud data center in Silicon Valley, the first outside its home market. The service is expected to compete with Amazon, Google and Microsoft.