05 Dec 2016

Estonia’s e-residents have established more than 1,000 companies in first two years

“During the first two years of its e-residency project, which provides foreigners with the opportunity to register companies in Estonia and use other e-state services, Estonia already has 15,000 e-residents who have established more than 1,000 businesses. On the occasion of the second birthday of the program, the President of

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01 Dec 2016

U.N. slaps new sanctions on North Korea to slash cash from exports

“The U.N. Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday aimed at cutting the Asian country’s annual export revenue by a quarter in response to Pyongyang’s fifth and largest nuclear test in September.” Source: U.N. slaps new sanctions on North Korea to slash cash from exports | Reuters

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26 Nov 2016

Amazon in Talks to Buy Dubai’s Souq.com in $1 Billion Deal

“Amazon.com Inc. is in talks to acquire Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com FZ for about $1 billion in a deal that will give the e-commerce giant a footprint in the high-growth Middle East market, according to people familiar with the matter. Seattle-based Amazon is considering a bid for all of the

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25 Nov 2016

U.S. opens door to oil exports after year of pressure

“The Obama administration on Tuesday bowed to months of growing pressure over a 40-year-old ban on exports of most domestic crude, taking two steps expected to unleash a wave of ultra-light shale oil onto global markets.” Source: U.S. opens door to oil exports after year of pressure | Reuters

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22 Nov 2016

Trump to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

“Donald Trump has issued a video outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office and vowing to issue a note of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘from day one’.” Source: Trump to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office | US news |

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18 Nov 2016

U.S. proposes U.N. arms embargo on South Sudan, sanctions

“The United States circulated on Thursday to the 15-member United Nations Security Council a draft resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan and further targeted sanctions amid warnings by a senior U.N. official of possible genocide.” Source: U.S. proposes U.N. arms embargo on South Sudan, sanctions | Top

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17 Nov 2016

U.S. panel urges ban on China state firms buying U.S. companies

“U.S. lawmakers should take action to ban China’s state-owned firms from acquiring U.S. companies, a congressional panel charged with monitoring security and trade links between Washington and Beijing said on Wednesday.” Source: U.S. panel urges ban on China state firms buying U.S. companies | Reuters

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11 Nov 2016

Buffett says U.S. stock market to rise regardless of election outcome

“Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who strongly criticized Republican President-elect Donald Trump during his campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton, said the stock market is poised to rise long-term regardless of the U.S. election outcome.” Source: Buffett says U.S. stock market to rise regardless of election outcome | Reuters

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09 Nov 2016

Dollar, global stocks, Mexican peso fight back as Trump shock fades

“The U.S. dollar, Mexican peso and world stocks fell on Wednesday as Donald Trump swept to victory in the U.S. presidential election, but fears of a Brexit-style shock that wiped trillions off global markets has failed to materialize so far.” Source: Dollar, global stocks, Mexican peso fight back as Trump

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09 Nov 2016

US Weapons Exports End 2016 at $33.6 Billion

“The US hit $33.6 billion for foreign weapon sales in fiscal year 2016, down $13 billion from the record-setting FY 2015 number.” Source: US Weapons Exports End 2016 at $33.6 Billion

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