Tag: European Union

Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

| December 9, 2019

We’ve written before about politics and their influence on forex trading. The actions of influential politicians in the US, Europe, and other areas with large and significant economies can and do impact exchange rates on a day-to-day basis. And naturally, larger actions and conflicts can have a greater effect. For example, back in February EU […]

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Exploring the Potential of #Holographic Technology – What Will 2020 Bring?

Exploring the Potential of #Holographic Technology – What Will 2020 Bring?

| December 8, 2019

Technological progress is a never-ending process. It seems, though, that next year is the year our perception of the world as we know it is about to undergo profound changes – again. This time, however, the next big step is holography. And by holography, we mean the latest news about Samsung’s patent for holographic technology […]

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The mystery of Farhad Azima: middleman or confidence man?

The mystery of Farhad Azima: middleman or confidence man?

| December 5, 2019

I don’t often find myself loitering outside of court buildings but I couldn’t resist wandering down to the U.K. High Court a few weeks back because I’ve become besotted by a most unusual man and I wanted to catch sight of him to see if he actually exists, so bizarre is his story – writes […]

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Scotland Yard to question Russian oligarch #VladimirGusinsky over money laundering allegations

Scotland Yard to question Russian oligarch #VladimirGusinsky over money laundering allegations

| December 5, 2019

Scotland Yard detectives are scoping an investigation into a London based Russian oligarch over alleged links to money laundering.Officers were brought into the inquiry after detailed financial information was passed to the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA).The NCA leads the fight against money laundering both at home and abroad – writes Philip Braund. It’s alleged […]

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Top 4 places to visit in the Netherlands

Top 4 places to visit in the Netherlands

| December 3, 2019

Although a small country, the Netherlands is bursting with amazing places to visit. It’s the ideal destination to plan a long weekend or perhaps even think about embarking on a road trip. With a brilliant public transport network, it’s not hard to get around, or you could consider hiring a car. While Amsterdam is always […]

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Russian Bear’s #Power Grab Sparks Protests in Kyiv

Russian Bear’s #Power Grab Sparks Protests in Kyiv

| November 29, 2019

Following yesterday’s startling and incoherent decision by Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers to dismiss the President of Energoatom Mr Yuri Nedashkovsky by a cavalier show of hands, workers of the company immediately staged a protest outside the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection on Kreshchatyk in Central Kyiv.  The protestors demanded that Minister Orzhel should stop […]

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#Tobacco lobby impeding Swiss public health policy progress

#Tobacco lobby impeding Swiss public health policy progress

| November 28, 2019

A new report by the Federal Commission for the Prevention of Tobacco Use has slammed Switzerland’s tobacco control measures, blaming heavy industry lobbying for watering down Swiss public health policies. It’s a problem that has left the country lagging behind on regulations, particularly regarding electronic cigarettes and other vaping or heated tobacco products, and prompting commission president […]

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