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Falling Oil Prices – The Winners and Losers

Falling Oil Prices – The Winners and Losers

Posted on August 31, 2015
Oil prices have been falling to record lows for the last few months. This is even more striking, since in the last 6 years we got used to high prices for crude, sometimes over $100. Lately, prices are nearly reaching $40 per barrel, usually staying at around $45-50. Although many analysts believe that prices will not stay this low, there are already both winners and losers.

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Iran, the Next Promise Land

Iran, the Next Promise Land

Posted on July 26, 2015
After long years of conflicts, Iran and the international community struck a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme. The UN can now send inspectors to the facilities, which was as a matter of fact, the reason a few years back for the animosity between the United States and the Islamic republic. In exchange, Iran asked for economic isolation and international sanctions relief. And the West is gradually lifting the sanctions.

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