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USA Isn’t Going to Cancel Anti-Russian Sanctions

On February 3, during her first speech in the UN Security Council, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the audience that Donald Trump’s administration is not going to ease or cancel the anti-Russian sanctions until Russia gives the Crimea back to Ukraine. Later on, a White House representative confirmed this intention.




Previously, the White House was reported to haven’t decided on the anti-Russian sanctions yet. On top of that, Donald Trump and Putting didn’t discuss the sanctions during their first phone conversation not so long ago.
However, a couple of days ago, several internet sources reported that President Trump had eased the sanctions against Russia. This happened after the U.S. Department of the Treasury reported a couple of chances to the sanctions imposed on Russia during Obama’s administration as a response to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea. They say the changes concerned those American corporations – Cisco, Microsoft and others – who had to contact Russian secret services in order to get permissions to sell their products and services in Russia. The changes were approved on February 2.


However, later on, Donald Trump said that this was a purely formal move and it didn’t signal any easing.



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China Goes Against Soros For Promoting Panic Around Renminbi

The famous billionaire and investor George Soros has been actively spreading reliable information on the speculation that is going on in China’s financial markets at this point. Apparently, Mr. Soros is a respected person in the international investment and financial world and his words and actions are always taken seriously by the community, which is why the Chinese authorities got extremely irritated by this step made by the billionaire.
Publication date: 31 January 03:26 PM

Oil Prices and Putin’s Fate

As oil prices keep going down, the international expert community is discussing the fate of Russia and Putin. Some of them look at the situation in Russia from the standpoint of perceiving President Putin as a stability guarantor by the Russian folks. Some contributing writers for major European editions, including Die Welt (Germany), are sharing their view on the deteriorating economic situation in Russia.
Publication date: 20 January 03:49 AM

USA Cancels Sanctions Against Iran

Iran is finally free of Western sanctions. The sanctions imposed by the USA and its Western allies regarding the Iranian nuclear program no longer exist, which gives Iran an opportunity to return to the global market of crude oil as a major player.

Publication date: 18 January 01:22 AM

IMF Sees China As Major Deterrent To Global Economy In 2016

This year, the global economy is going to be seriously affected by the economic slowdown in China, which is the world’s second-largest economy after the USA. This is what the IMF’s chief economist thinks on the matter. During his interview to IMF Survey, he said that the global economy is going to be seriously influenced by emerging markets, including China as the major one.

Publication date: 13 January 03:22 AM

How May China’s Economic Slowdown Affect Russia?

Some experts believe that the economic slowdown in China may indirectly affect the political and economic situation in Russia. While, the international community is watching the escalation of the conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Russia is one of those who may benefit from the conflict in the Middle East.

Publication date: 13 January 02:35 AM

Fed’s Interest Rate Hike Says NO to Super-Cheap Money

The Fed’s interest rate hike has put an end to the era of super-cheap money in the USA. For other countries including Russia, this means tougher competition for foreign loans and investments. A lot has been said about the Fed’s money printing within the scope of QE as well as about low interest rates. The Federal Reserve ended QE more than 12 months ago. However, the decision to start raising the interest rates was a truly major event for the international community. The decision to raise the interest rate for the first time in 9 years was made on December 16, 2015.

Publication date: 29 December 05:49 AM

Russia VS USA: Major Differences

The USSR once had an ambitious goal to outpace the USA in every single aspect. Today’s Russia doesn’t even try to speak about it. Russian politicians are only touching upon some historical and geopolitical missions as well as human spirituality. Apparently, Russia want’s to be a superpower in the modern world.


Publication date: 17 November 08:49 AM

Fed Doesn’t Deny Interest Rate Hikes Later This Year

Not so long ago, the Fed’s representatives announced that they had improved their expectations regarding the U.S. economic growth prospects in 2015.
Publication date: 05 October 04:17 AM

Emerging Markets Ask Fed For Interest Rate Hikes

It is reported that the Fed’s FOMC members are still at odds over the idea of increasing the interest rates as promised. We remind you that the FOMC meeting is going to take place just in a few days (less than a week).

Publication date: 13 September 11:05 AM

Dow Jones and Shanghai Composite Recover

Dow Jones, the U.S. stock index embracing the USA’s 30 biggest companies, has rallied fro he first time since August 19th. At this point, it is up by 619 points or 3,95% (16185,51 points). By the way, this is the biggest daily gain since 2001, Masterforex-V Academy reports.

As for the biggest gainers within the list of the mentioned 30 companies, these are Apple, Google and Amazon. Other major American stock indexes known as S&P 500 and NASDAQ have already gained 3,9% and 4,24% respectively.
Publication date: 27 August 01:44 AM