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Runaway bear market blows past everything meant to slow it down – Blue Barrows

Unwavering profit projections. Benign chart patterns. Big hedges in the options market. All the things that bulls expected to put a brake on the worst equity selloff in 30 months have just summarily failed. The Federal Reserve, with an assist from UK policy makers, overpowered them all to deliver a week that rocked financial markets […]

nord stream: UN Security Council to meet Friday on damage to Nord Stream gas pipelines – Blue Barrows

The United Nations Security Council will convene on Friday at the request of Russia to discuss damage to two Russian gas pipelines to Europe that has caused gas to spew into the Baltic Sea. The French U.N. mission, which holds the presidency of the 15-member council for September, said the meeting would address the Nord […]

europe: Russian gas cut pushes euro toward new lows – Blue Barrows

The euro fell and was testing a two-decade low on Monday after Russia’s indefinite closure of its main gas supply pipeline to Europe stoked fears of energy shortages, high prices and a hit to growth, while the U.S. dollar index hit a 20-year high. The euro touched $0.9903 in early Asia, just above last month’s […]