de Villepin: «Il n’y a pas d’issue par les armes»  17/10/2014

Pour l’ancien Premier ministre de Jacques Chirac, dont le discours à l’ONU sur la guerre Irak est encore dans toutes les mémoires, le seul usage des armes est improductif. Il convient, selon lui, d’asphyxier Daech et non de multiplier les guerres...

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El Watan


Sex and drugs drive EU growth surge  17/10/2014

Ask a politician in any EU country what they would give for an extra 2 percent on their nation's economic output without any policy changes, and you are likely to be offered a couple of limbs and a body part...

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EUObserver


Leaked papers show EU disagreement on climate goals  17/10/2014

In the comments on the draft conclusions member states wrote this week – of which EUobserver has seen 22 – the disagreement appears largest on targets for energy efficiency and on which share of energy consumed in the EU should be from a renewable source in 2030...

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EUObserver


Canada Inuits reach EU deal to resume seal-product exports  17/10/2014

The Canadian government on Friday announced an agreement with the European Union that will let Inuit people resume the exportation of seal products, which have been the subject of an EU ban since 2009...

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EUBusiness


Mikhail Gorbachev: I am against all walls  17/10/2014

Ukraine is planning to build a wall on the border with Russia. Why do you think it happened that the Russian and Ukrainian peoples suddenly fell out and now might be divided not only by a political, but also a physical wall?...

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Russia Beyond the Headlines


European, Asian leaders gather in Milan for ASEM Summit  17/10/2014

The summit will bring Russian President Vladimir Putin face-to-face with France’s Francois Hollande and Germany’s Angela Merkel, the European leaders who introduced tough sanctions against Moscow in the wake of a separatist rebellion in Eastern Ukraine...

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CNTV


Iran, Turkey secretly sent emergency weapons to Kurds against ISIL  16/10/2014

Later, Barzani said, Turkey began to send weapons to KRG forces. The president said he was asked by the Turkish leadership not to announce Ankara’s assistance. “Turkey sent [arms] later but asked us not to announce it due to domestic conjuncture,” Barzani said...

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World Tribune


Le mirage de la relance américaine: une reprise inégale, financée avec de la dette  16/10/2014

Récemment, le Wall Street Journal a noté que la pire récession que les Etats Unis aient connue depuis la Grande Dépression avait pris fin en 2009, mais que la reprise avait été lente...

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L'Express.be


Veteran Japanese diplomat sent to China on secret mission  16/10/2014

A veteran Japanese diplomat secretly visited Beijing in mid-September with the aim of finding common ground to arrange the first official summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping, sources familiar with the situation said...

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Japan Times


EU, China agree to step up cooperation against terrorism  16/10/2014

Leaders from China and the European Union agreed to step up cooperation to counter extremism and terrorism in the Middle East and Africa, the EU said on Thursday...

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Japan Times


Asia and Europe meet in Milan  16/10/2014

ASEM, the Asia-Europe Meeting, has been taking place for the past 18 years, but it has rarely been in the spotlight. Concrete decisions are rare. Ukraine is one of many issues set to be discussed on the sidelines...

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Deutsche Welle


Saudi Shia leader sentenced to death for role in anti-govt protests  16/10/2014

Prosecutors had asked for al-Nimr – who had been dubbed “mentally unstable” by a government minister – to be executed by crucifixion, which involves a beheading, followed by a public display of the body...

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RT


Liquidity nightmare blamed for crazy market moves  16/10/2014

"There was no liquidity at all, so it doesn't take a whole lot of size to really move the price," Hunsader told CNBC. But "some people come in, and they're used to buying or selling X-amount, and they're not paying attention. And X-amount now causes significant movements in price."..

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CNBC


Why this market is escaping the global sell-off  16/10/2014

Mounting concerns over global growth led to heavy declines in stock indices around the world over the past month, but the Shanghai Composite bucked the trend...

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CNBC


Dollar claws back ground against yen, helped by importers  16/10/2014

With worries about global economic growth prompting investors to rush into relatively safe assets such as the Japanese currency, the dollar slid to ¥105.19 overnight -- its lowest since Sept. 8...

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Market Watch


An ugly, new bear market for energy stocks  15/10/2014

The charts tracking the energy sector could be described in just one word: Ugly. And there’s reason to believe it could still look a lot worse...

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Market Watch


Dollar plunges after weak U.S. data signal delayed Fed rate hike  15/10/2014

The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday after weak U.S. economic data on retail sales and producer prices heightened concerns that the Federal Reserve would delay its first rate hike...

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Reuters


Worrying for Saudi, U.S. oil output cuts could take a while  15/10/2014

Saudi Arabia effectively started a global oil price war this month aimed at quickly denting U.S. oil output. Slowing a U.S. drilling boom, however, could take more than a year...

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Reuters


Brazil: Marina Silva Endorses Challenger Neves in Run-Off Vote  15/10/2014

Marina Silva, the candidate that once surged in the polls but finished in a disappointing third place in the presidential election, has complicated incumbent Dilma Rousseff’s chances in the run-off vote after she threw her influential support behind challenger Aécio Neves.

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InSerbia


Shanghai FTZ attracts 157 Taiwan enterprises  15/10/2014

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has attracted 157 Taiwan enterprises, with gross registered capital of 270 million U.S. dollars, a mainland spokeswoman said Wednesday...

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Xinhuanet


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GEAB N°90 - Contents

- Published on December 15, 2014 -

Global systemic crisis 2015 – Oil, currencies, finance, societies, the Middle East : Massive storm in the Western port!

. « Global systemic crisis: the end of the West we have known since 1945 »
. The oil crisis is systemic because it is linked to the end of the all-oil era
. The US in one hell of a state
. Europe post-Ukraine: lots of questions
. Three missions for the new Europe: resolve the Ukrainian crisis, put Euro-Russian relations back on the right path, avoid a European QE
. Middle East: traditional alliances’ big waltz
. Saudi Arabia, Iran: the allies change sides
. And Western « values » in all this
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2015 – new phase of the crisis: the oil systemic crisis

. The impact of speculation
. Price War
. Systemic oil crisis and finance
. Systemic oil crisis and geopolitics
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Investments, trends and recommendations

. Oil: beware!
. Energy intensive industries like airline companies
. Renewable energy: the good and the bad
. 2015: Euro & Yen rebound
. Gold: still safe
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Evaluation of our anticipations for 2014
(from GEAB N° 81 in January 2014): a 69% success rate
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