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Pierre Boulle, Mr. Online Trading Platforms for stocks, shares, futures, forex, cfds, etfs via our introducing broker Investors Europe at the Pillars of Hercules in Gibraltar GX11 1AA
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Cyprus is preparing for total financial collapse as the European Central Bank turns its back on the island after its parliament rejected a scheme to make Cypriot citizens pay a levy on savings deposits in return for a share in potential gas futures to fund a bailout. On Wednesday, the Greek-Cypriot government voted against asking its citizens to bank on the future of gas exports by paying a 3-15% levy on bank deposits in return for a stake in potential gas sales. The scheme would have partly funded a $13 billion EU bailout. It would have been a major gamble... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology—from LNG seaborne tankers and LNG trains to floating LNG facilities have quickly gone from concept to commercialization, opening up new possibilities in new frontiers and rendering the remote—well, much less remote. Analysts say FLNG terminals will become a major growth market within the next couple of years, as they offer more flexibility than stationary terminals. Liquefaction of natural gas is the process of super-cooling natural gas to minus 260 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 162 degrees Celsius) at which point it becomes much safer and easier to transport. After its been shipped to its destination, regasification plants... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
-- Investors Europe (Mauritius) Ltd., Level 8 Newton Tower, Sir William Newton Street Port Louis Republic of Mauritius T +35020040303 F +35020051795 E Skype: Posted via email from Investors Europe Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
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Posted Mar 3, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
Russia is back. President Vladimir Putin wants the world to acknowledge that Russia remains a global power. He is making his stand in Syria. The Soviet Union acquired the Tardus Naval Port in Syria in 1971 without any real purpose for it. With their ships welcomed in Algeria, Cuba or Vietnam, Tardus was too insignificant to be developed. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia lacked the funds to spend on the base and no reason to invest in it. The Russian return to the Middle East brought them first to where the Soviet Union had its closest ties.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
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Posted Feb 4, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
The Mediterranean has joined the shale game, but as most of Europe’s Mediterranean countries drag their feet, all eyes are on Israel, Turkey, and Algeria. For Israel, it will be a slow road without the majors. For Algeria, it’s full speed ahead, in theory—but the foreign interest is just dabbling for now due to a lack of shale infrastructure. For Turkey, the situation is more promising thanks to a renewed interest by the majors and a near-perfect blend of good governance and attractive fiscals. Here’s what the playing field looks like: Turkey Turkey is the best bet here. In Turkey,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
'A regulatory coup for Gibraltarian insurance business as the English High Court sanctions the first Part VII transfer into the UK In Provident Insurance plc and Others v The Financial Services Authority [2012] EWHC 1860 (Ch), an application was made to the High Court for directions on the application of Part VII of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) (Part VII) to a transfer of insurance business from a firm authorised in Gibraltar to a firm authorised in the United Kingdom. This was the first time that an English Court had been asked to consider whether it had... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
Though the euro crisis appears to have mostly faded from the headlines lately, the economic trouble in Europe isn't going anywhere. Perhaps one of the best illustrations of this is the array of staggering youth unemployment rates across the eurozone, many of which are at all-time highs. In a note to clients today, Societe Generale's cross-asset strategists warn that given the high rates of youth unemployment, euro-area governments still face very real threats to stability: 'Social unrest still a concern... Economic crisis in developed countries have reinforced unemployment, especially with the youth. In 2013 southern economies plagued with large unemployment... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
'A cambio de una «no beligerancia» estadounidense, Cabello se presentaba como «el anticubano» -tiene a gala no haber pisado nunca la patria de los Castro-, frente al vicepresidente Nicolás Maduro, el hombre de confianza de La Habana y finalmente ungido por Chávez, según personas conocedoras de los contactos llevados a cabo a través de la Embajada de EE.UU. en Caracas....' Source: Investors Europe, Global Stock Brokers 745a Europort Gibraltar T +35020040303 E Contact me: investorseurope My blog: China Housing Signals Recovery - Wall Street Journal My blog: Why Hector Sants is Now Finally in Good Company.... My... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
10 MADRID—Spain has been quietly tapping the country's richest piggy bank, the Social Security Reserve Fund, as a buyer of last resort for Spanish government bonds, raising questions about the fund's role as guarantor of future pension payouts. Now the scarcely noticed borrowing spree, carried out amid a prolonged economic crisis, is about to end, because there is little left to take. At least 90% of the €65 billion ($85.7 billion) fund has been invested in increasingly risky Spanish debt, according to official figures, and the government has begun withdrawing cash for emergency payments. Enlarge Image Although the trend has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms A pair of MPs have criticised the decision to award a knighthood to Hector Sants, the former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Sants (pictured), who presided over the regulator during the financial crisis, is alleged to have been recommended for the award by Chancellor George Osborne, who also encouraged him to stay on after his decision to retire in 2010. Politicians from across the spectrum alleged Osborne had offered Sants a knighthood in order to persuade him to continue in his role. Conservative MP Douglas Carswell told the FT: "Surely this says something about how diseased... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms
Making predictions in the short run (the coming year or two) is a fool's game. There are too many unpredictable twists and turns in the real political/economic/cultural world. But we can attempt to make plausible statements for the middle run (a decade or more) based on a workable theoretical framework combined with a solid empirical analysis of trends and constraints. What do we know about the world-system in which we are living? First of all, we know that it is a capitalist world-economy, whose basic principle is the ceaseless accumulation of capital. Secondly, we know that it is an historical... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2013 at Online Trading Platforms PRESS RELEASE - December 17, 2012 It’s that time of year to muse on what one has done the past 12 months. In contrast, Top Marques Monaco, although still giddy from an excellent show this April, is firmly focused on the future – our 10th anniversary edition taking place 18-21st April 2013. We’re proud to have in our pocket four pioneering supercar brands who will host their world premiere launches next year. More launches to be announced early next year as the leading engineers finish the final touches to their visionary designs for the next generation of high performance... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
MINING THE RAREST DIAMONDS The Boulle Mining Group For decades, the name ‘Boulle’ has been synonymous with mining minerals, metals and precious stones. Boulle Rough Diamonds marks the latest venture for the renowned Boulle Mining Group, the diversified investment group founded by Jean-Raymond Boulle. Known for its dynamism and expertise, Boulle Mining Group partners with some of the largest global institutions and conglomerates to discover, finance and develop mineral deposits throughout the world. Such a rich and illustrious mining heritage gives Boulle Rough Diamonds pride of place in the industry, with direct access to the world’s primary diamond mines, either... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
'Because of what they perceive as reckless speculative risk-taking by banks, many refer to banking as a casino. And so let us think of the alternative loans and investments a bank can make, as the alternative bets on a roulette table. On it there were for instance “Safe Bets”, black or red, with a payout of 1 to 1; “Intermediate bets”, columns, with a payout of 2 to 1; and “risky bets”, any number, with a payout of 35 to 1. All bets had a similar expected value of return, the same risk-adjusted return, though in the case of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
'The blight on Ramaphosa's reputation now is his conduct around the events building up to the massacre at Marikana in August. Ramaphosa is a shareholder in Lonmin, whose workers embarked on a wildcat strike for higher wages, which then led to the police shooting of striking mineworkers. Early next year he is set to testify before the commission of inquiry into the massacre after his communication with government leaders and Lonmin executives was revealed at the commission. In one damning email, he called for "concomitant action" against the "criminal" protesters, which is perceived to be one of the reasons the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
Margaret Thatcher, February 5th 1976's_money --- Investors Europe, Global Stock Brokers 745a Europort Gibraltar T +35020040303 E Contact me: investorseurope My blog: Good news from the World Bank: China expected to bounce back next year My blog: The Tax Times: Switzerland to Stop Individuals from Depositing UNTAXED Funds in Swiss Accounts. My blog: Luxembourg, US To Conclude FATCA In 2013 - My blog: Genocide : ICTR 35 year Conviction for Former Rwandan Planning Minister Latest post: Boy number two for Roo — Coleen reveals that she and Wayne are expecting a brother for Kai | Culture... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
The thing about Too Big to Fail financial firms is that they tend to be Too Big to Fail in several countries at once. Hence, the "shared strategy" laid out in a new joint paper from of the FDIC and the Bank of England that aims to protect taxpayers from paying for the rescue of gigantic multinational corporations. Even if it’s just a set of principles, any sort of action on cross-border resolution has been a long time coming. As Simon Johnson has pointed out, the IMF has been pushing for at least a decade for some method of unwinding... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
Certainly the folks at Gazprom are having a good snigger, revelling in the mockery that has been made of what should have been a landmark Ukraine-Spain gas deal that would have loosened Russia's gas grip on Kiev. Everyone wondered how Russia would respond to Ukraine's attempt at gas independence. But this is what happens when you mess with Gazprom. It was a horrible moment for Ukraine last Monday—all the more horrible because the whole event was televised—when the historical $1.1 billion deal it was about to sign with Spain's Gas Natural Fenosa turned out to be fake. Why was the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
'The FSA has delayed the implementation of rule changes for platforms amid concerns over the tax treatment of rebates. In June, the FSA confirmed its intention to ban cash rebates and payments between fund managers and platforms but said unit rebates will be allowed to continue...' Source : Posted via email from Investors Europe Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
The Government is set to impose fiduciary duties on investment advisers as part of plans to rebuild trust in financial services. Speaking at the National Association on Pension Funds corporate governance conference yesterday, business secretary Vince Cable set out the Government’s response to economist John Kay’s review into long-term decision making in business, published in July. Source : Posted via email from Investors Europe Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
Shale Gas Will be the Next Bubble to Pop – An Interview with Arthur Berman The "shale revolution" has been grabbing a great deal of headlines for some time now. A favourite topic of investors, sector commentators and analysts – many of whom claim we are about to enter a new energy era with cheap and abundant shale gas leading the charge. But on closer examination the incredible claims and figures behind many of the plays just don't add up. To help us to look past the hype and take a critical look at whether shale really is the golden... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
In his U.S. Equity Strategy Weekly note last week, RBC Capital Markets' Myles Zyblock wrote about how it is becoming increasingly difficult to be a good stock picker (i.e.someone who doesn't just invest in index funds). "At a basic level, we highlight the trend increase in performance correlation as an important marker of this phenomenon," he writes. In other words, stock market investors are increasingly producing similar returns. One reason for this is that that stocks are becoming increasingly correlated with each other. And it's not just within regional markets. Markets across the world are coming correlated with each other.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms
'The Foreign Office has been swift to condemn recent Spanish naval incursions into British Gibraltar Territorial Waters. And rightly so. Gibraltar, like the Falklands, is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government through an elected House of Assembly. Its 29,000 inhabitants, who overwhelmingly are British citizens, have no wish to be part of Spain, as they emphatically demonstrated in a referendum held in 2002. Britain’s relationship with Gibraltar dates back more than 300 years, and The Rock’s continuing success and prosperity is testament to its strong sense of sovereignty and self-determination. The Spanish Ambassador has already been summoned to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2012 at Online Trading Platforms