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  1. Beyond the Gas Pump: A New World Order for Oil

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    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    underlying weakness elsewhere,” the IMF said in its January 20 “World Economic Outlook” report. Last week, the World Bank also cut its global GDP forecast for 2015 and 2016 to 3% and 3.3% from 3.4% and 3.5%, respectively, due to

  2. Palladium Was the Winner in 2014

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    cooled, especially Europe, choking demand. “The global economy today is much larger than what it used to be,” World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu recently stated, “so it’s a case of a larger train being pulled by a single engine

  3. From Barron’s, January 19, 2015 (Part 1)

    Commentary

    Sat, 17 Jan 2015

    M9, Yields : Yields keep falling from already low levels. Last week, they found new reasons to keep falling: The World Bank [ and later IMF ] downgraded the global growth rate, and yields fell; retail sales fell [ which the experts said would

  4. From Fear of an Overheating U.S. Economy to Doom and Gloom in One Easy Week

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    Sat, 17 Jan 2015

    optimism. This week, a much weaker-than-expected retail sales number, a reduced world GDP growth forecast from the World Bank , and the sudden realization that falling oil prices could hurt significant portions of the U.S. economy, all spooked

  5. Harvest asks for arbitration against Venezuela after failed sales

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    Fri, 16 Jan 2015

    (Reuters) - Harvest Natural Resources Inc, a Texas based oil and gas company, said on Friday it has filed an arbitration request against Venezuela before a World Bank tribunal to protect the value of...

  6. Don't Be Disappointed About December Retail Numbers

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    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    many people are, which is "Oh, the retail sales were down in December; oh, the hourly wage was down; oh, now the World Bank has reduced the world growth rate; oh, we're going into another recession." It seems like we were only sitting

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    down in December; oh, the hourly wage was down; oh, now the World Bank has reduced the world growth rate; oh, we're going into another recession." It seems like we were only sitting here last week
  7. India Morning Call-Global Markets

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell for a fourth day on Wednesday as a World Bank forecast fuelled concerns about global economic weakness and copper prices sank, although a late-day rebound in energy shares left the market well off its lows after a volatile session.

  8. Opportunities vs. Risks in Cuba: Do Your Homework and Tread Carefully

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    one of financing. Who finances the investment? That’s where foreign investors and multilateral financing from the World Bank , the IMF, the IFC, the IDB [Inter-American Development Bank], to the extent that’s allowable under U.S. law, come in. Diaz Cala: The knowledge

  9. CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits 4-week low but BlackBerry soars on takeover report

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped to its lowest in four weeks on Wednesday after the World Bank cut its global growth forecasts, but BlackBerry Ltd jumped after a report said Samsung Electronics Co had approached it about a takeover.

  10. Wall St. ends down for fourth day on global growth worries

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell for a fourth day on Wednesday as a World Bank forecast fueled concerns about global economic weakness and copper prices sank, although a late-day rebound in energy shares left the market well off its lows after a volatile session.

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