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China, Vietnam, Philippines collide amid escalating South China Sea tensions

China, Vietnam, Philippines collide amid escalating South China Sea tensions | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Tensions escalated in the South China Sea region this week after China, Vietnam and the Philippines were involved in a series of potentially explosive confrontations over disputed territory.
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Goldman Sachs Abandons Five of Six 'Top Trade' Calls for 2016

Goldman Sachs Abandons Five of Six 'Top Trade' Calls for 2016 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Oil Prices Could Jump 50% by the End of 2016

Oil Prices Could Jump 50% by the End of 2016 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Oil Woes Hit Saudi Banks With Stocks Cheaper Than Assets

Oil Woes Hit Saudi Banks With Stocks Cheaper Than Assets | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Saudi Banks Show Signs of Stress With Stocks Cheaper Than Assets
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Saudi Arabia presents plan to move beyond oil

Saudi Arabia presents plan to move beyond oil | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia outlined ambitious plans on Monday to move into industries ranging from information technology to health care and tourism, as it sought to convince international investors it can cope with an era of cheap oil.
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Obama urged to stand by Taiwan

One of the US’ most influential newspapers has urged US President Barack Obama to make clear that Washington would “respond” to any attempt by China to intimidate the incoming Taiwanese government.
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Nigeria Seeks Emergency OPEC Meeting

Nigeria Seeks Emergency OPEC Meeting | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Nigeria’s top oil official used a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos to plead for an emergency meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
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JPMorgan: A Strong Loonie Means the Next Domino In Canada's Oil Patch Could Fall Soon

JPMorgan: A Strong Loonie Means the Next Domino In Canada's Oil Patch Could Fall Soon | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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David Bowie is dead at 69

David Bowie is dead at 69 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
David Bowie, whose groundbreaking sound and chameleon-like ability to reinvent himself made him a pop music fixture for decades, has died. He had cancer.
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Oil Surges as Saudis Cut Ties With Iran After Embassy Attacked

Oil advanced for a second day as Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran a day after its embassy in Tehran was attacked to protest the Saudis’ execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.
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Oil prices will reach $70 a barrel by 2020, says OPEC

Oil prices will reach $70 a barrel by 2020, says OPEC | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Opec says that while the past year has been challenging, it expects oil prices to rise to $70 a barrel by 2020.
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Russia plans $40 a barrel oil for next seven years as Saudi showdown intensifies - Telegraph

Russia plans $40 a barrel oil for next seven years as Saudi showdown intensifies - Telegraph | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Oil Giants Pledge Even Deeper Spending Cuts Amid Prolonged Slump - Bloomberg Business

Oil Giants Pledge Even Deeper Spending Cuts Amid Prolonged Slump - Bloomberg Business | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Extreme sports icon Dave Mirra is dead from an apparent suicide at 41

Extreme sports icon Dave Mirra is dead from an apparent suicide at 41 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Mirra is survived by his wife and two children.
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Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency - BBC News

Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency - BBC News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the World Health Organization.
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NYC under travel ban from deadly East Coast snowstorm

NYC under travel ban from deadly East Coast snowstorm | EconMatters | Scoop.it
At least nine people died in storm-related crashes in Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia, the Associated Press reported. In Virginia alone, nearly 1,000 car crashes were reported by late Friday.
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A Troubling U.S. Silence on Taiwan

A Troubling U.S. Silence on Taiwan | EconMatters | Scoop.it
As China threatens the island democracy, Hillary Clinton and most Republicans keep mum, says David Feith in The Wall Street Journal.
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Dow Falls 400 Points as Global Rout Deepens Amid Plunge in Crude

Dow Falls 400 Points as Global Rout Deepens Amid Plunge in Crude | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Turmoil returned to global markets as oil plunged and the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 400 points, fueling a rush into haven assets.
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A 16-year-old pop star was forced to apologize to China for waving Taiwan’s flag

A 16-year-old pop star was forced to apologize to China for waving Taiwan’s flag | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Chou Tzu-yu is a Taiwanese singer in the nine-girl Korean pop band Twice. In the past 24 hours, the 16-year-old has also become a symbol of the island’s civic pride, and China's heavy-handed attempts to stifle that pride—just as Taiwan voters goes to the polls. On January 8th, Taiwanese pop singer Michael Huang posted a...
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Asian Stocks Decline as Investors Weigh Tension in Middle East

Asian Stocks Decline as Investors Weigh Tension in Middle East | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Zimbabwe to adopt Chinese yuan as legal tender after China cancels $40mm debts

Zimbabwe to adopt Chinese yuan as legal tender after China cancels $40mm debts | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Zimbabweans will soon be able to shop in yuan after their
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WTI Breaks $35, Brent at 11-year Low on fresh supply build worry

WTI Breaks $35, Brent at 11-year Low on fresh supply build worry | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil fell close to an 11-year low, pressured by a relentless build in oversupply.
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