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Think $30 oil is bad? Get ready for $20 now that Iran has officially re-entered the market

Saturday the 16th of January was officially D-Day for the collapsing oil markets as it is now the time for Iran to enter in with its sanction held supplies, and prepared coming production.  And if the world economy thought Friday's $29 oil was bad for markets, just wait for what the introduction of Iranian supplies does for these markets going forward. For nearly a decade, economic sanctions against Iran ha ...

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As China goes after SWIFT and London Gold Fix markets, Russia prepares to go after Brent and WTI

There is an old axiom that goes, if you can't beat em, join em.  And for Eastern powers such as China and Russia, they are taking this adage one step further by implementing a policy of, if you don't want to join em, create duplicate market mechanisms and replace em. Over the course of 2015 China has done just this with their new economic policies of bringing online a new SWIFT type system (CIPS), joining t ...

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Putin counters TPP corporate protections by proposing new export industry of non-GMO foods

One of the biggest threats to the global economy is the U.S. led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and the soon to be Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TPIP) which has as just one of their draconian strictures, the giving og sovereign protections to food companies that manufacture and sell GMO products.  And under these trade agreements, nations that sign onto them will forever be restricted f ...

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French coordination with Russia over ISIS could lead to end of sanctions

One of the most important things people have to remember about the sanctions that have been imposed upon Russia is that they were not decided upon by a coalition of nations, but instead from a forced policy by the U.S. alone.  And through their bullying of allied countries in the European Union and in Japan, others followed suit with Washington out of fear, intimidation, or from potential financial threats. ...

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Putin calls out G20 nations for funding ISIS

If there is one thing Russian President Vladimir Putin is a master at is gathering and holding intelligence until it can be used for a strategic purpose.  Many sources believe that Putin holds disastrous intel on what really happened to the Twin Towers on 9/11, and more recently, his information on what really happened to flight MH17 kept the Dutch from crucifying Russia in the aftermath of the tragedy. And ...

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RED ALERT! A Major Attack That Will Annihilate the USA Is Announced

Hardcore Confirmation ‚Äď A Major Attack That Will Annihilate the USA Is Announced and It Could Happen At Any Given Moment! USA Prepares For the Worst! (Videos) Suspected for years of plotting to dismantle the U.S. electric grid, American officials have confirmed that Iranian military brass have endorsed a nuclear electromagnetic pulse explosion that would attack the country‚Äôs power system. American defense e ...

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Russia becomes 4th country to open its bond market to Chinese Yuan

In just the past 30 days we have seen three major economies open up their bond markets to allow the sale of Chinese Yuan denominated debt instruments.  And on Nov. 6 we can now add a 4th country to this list as Russia announced their will begin selling RMB denominated bonds in their own markets beginning in 2016. Russia already has several trade agreements with China that allow for direct bi-lateral trade i ...

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Russian parliament approves Damocles Sword to confiscate Western assets if necessary

When the U.S. issued sanctions against Russia in early 2014, they did so without international approval, and without a resolution from the United Nations.  In essence, the Obama administration used the dollar as an economic weapon against the Eurasian power in response to their taking the Crimea after the U.S. backed rebels unlawfully overthrew the government in Ukraine. However, in addition to these sancti ...

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Putin calls for ending dollar use in oil sales and expanding it into all international payments

On Oct. 28, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke at the Fuel and Energy Presidential Commission and re-emphasized his stance on the petro-dollar system, and the need to ensure its end for oil and other energy purchases.  This continuing admonition of dollar hegemony comes as Putin's administration has already submitted a bill to the Duma calling for an end of dollar based energy sales within CIS nations, ...

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Forget Syria, Iran and Saudi Arabia moving into Russian camp

One of the most poignant and important things about the ongoing Russian occupation in Syria is that President Assad invited Putin to send in troops and arms to fight Islamic terror groups, while the U.S. led ISIS and militant rebels are little more than rogue offenders seeking to illegally bring down a sovereign government.  And despite all the rhetoric being used against Russia by the Western media, suppor ...

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How long can Saudi Arabia still hold out with low oil prices?

Earlier this year, Saudi Arabia decided to put all their chips on the table for a gambit that they believed would crush foreign oil producers, and allow them to remain at the top of the global oil scheme despite their dwindling supply problems.  However, even with the U.S. fracking industry being decimated by declines in prices, the Saudi's have not been able to crack Russia's hold on production and distrib ...

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After the completion of TPP in the Pacific Rim, Brazil see talks with Russia to join the EEU

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) finalized a week ago, and simply waiting approval from Congress and other member state legislatures, countries within Central and South America are now finding themselves on the outside looking in when it comes to localized trade and exports.  And while the country of Brazil is already a member of the BRICS coalition, the hemorrhaging economy is now seeking a way to ...

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