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January, 2017

July, 2013

  • 4 July

    United States Celebrates Independence Day

    The Declaration of Independence

    The United States of America is celebrating 237 years as a free nation with July 4th events kicking off around the country. Cities and towns across the USA are marking independence from Great Britain with fireworks, readings of the Declaration of Independence and re-enactments. President Barack Obama made the following statement: Hi everybody.  I hope you all had a safe …

June, 2013

  • 18 June

    “Biggest Bilateral Trade Deal in History” – EU and US Launch T-TIP

    At the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, leaders have announced the launch of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the United States and Europe. The first round of talks will take place on 8th July 2013 in Washington, D.C.. David Cameron, the UK Prime Minister, hailed the project as potentially the “biggest trade deal in history”. He …

  • 17 June

    World Leaders Arrive in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, for G8 Summit

    World leaders are assembling at Lough Erne golf resort, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, to discuss the global economy. With the UK holding the G-8 presidency, Prime Minister David Cameron has set an agenda of trade deals, transparency and tax evasion. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and German President Angela Merkel will meet with colleagues …

December, 2012

  • 14 December

    The US “Fiscal Cliff” is a Necessary Change of Course – Clem Chambers

    The so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ is really a much-needed change of economic course, writes Clem Chambers, CEO of leading investment site ADVFN.com and author of Amazon best-selling investment guides ‘101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners’ and ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Value Investing’. He explains why the US is at the point of economic no-return. If you took a sizeable pay …

February, 2012

  • 1 February

    Is the worst of the Euro crisis over? – Clem Chambers

    There are conflicting signals in the market making it unclear whether the Euro crisis is over, writes Clem Chambers, CEO of leading stocks and shares website ADVFN.com and author  of ‘101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners’. The stock market slump of 2011 was meant to have been caused by European economic uncertainty and the possibility of the Eurozone’s violent …

January, 2012

  • 10 January

    Green Shoots of US Economy Bode Well for Global Recovery – Clem Chambers

    Recovery in the US indicates the end of a bearish five years for markets, argues Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.com and author of ‘101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners’. Timing the market is notoriously difficult. While it’s possible to accurately ‘see the future’, 2012 will be all about timing. The Maya thought 2012 would bring the end of civilisation. …

December, 2011

  • 14 December

    Plan B Debacle Represents a Larger Threat to American Secularism

    Last week the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared that the morning after pill (known as Plan B) was safe enough to be made available on request at pharmacies to all girls of reproductive age – even those under 16. But Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human resources, rejected this recommendation – the first time anyone can …