Category OPEC

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31 By Ben Hubbard, www.nytimes.com View Original June 21st, 2017 Mohammed bin Salman last year in France. Credit Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhoto by: Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIRUT, Lebanon — King Salman of Saudi Arabia promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin […]

The Manchester Attack Shows The War Of Ideas Hasn’t Been Won

I’d like to meet those who thought that the West has done anything demonstrable in the past eight years to undermine militant Islam.  Under POTUS Obama, the philosophy was to slam Christianity, never say militant Islam; and, especially not in relation to terrorism; close Guantanamo, take in more refugees, celebrate multiculturalism and what makes us […]

Iran’s President Trounces Hard-Liner To Secure Second Term

utm_campaign=Brookings%20Doha%20Center&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=52188609 By ADAM SCHRECK and NASSER KARIMI Iran’s President Trounces Hard-Liner To Secure Second Term   TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a “path of coexistence and interaction with the world.” Friday’s election was […]

Full Speech: POTUS Trump Address In Saudi Arabia

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SPEECH IN SAUDI ARABIA http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/334454-full-speech-president-donald-trump-address-in-saudi FULL SPEECH: President Donald Trump address in Saudi Arabia BY THE HILL STAFF – 05/21/17 12:00 PM EDT 32 26 181   Autoplay: On | Off I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received […]

Budget Busting OPEC: #2 Producer Iraq Goes Rogue; Plans 600K Barrels Per Day Increase By End Of 2017

Subject: OPEC’s No.2 Goes Rogue: Plans 600,000 Bpd Oil Output Increase  BUDGET BUSTING OPEC http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-06/opecs-no2-goes-rogue-plans-600000-bpd-oil-output-increase  OPEC’s No.2 Goes Rogue: Plans 600,000 Bpd Oil Output Increase by Tyler Durden Apr 6, 2017 12:43 PM   Iraq has plans to boost its crude oil production by 600,000 bpd to 5 million bpd by the end of this year, regardless of its participation in OPEC’s production […]

Trump’s Foreign Policy, With the Press Distracted, Is Starting To Cohere

Trump’s Foreign Policy,  With the Press Distracted,  Is Starting To Cohere By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun | March 21, 2017   Though it is hard to believe some days, the political atmosphere in Washington is slowly settling down. The Democrats drone tiresomely on, battering the piñata that there is no evidence that President Obama tapped candidate […]

February Job Gains Clears The Way For Fed Rate Hike This Week; Crude Realities For Oil; Some Bio-Pharma Plays That Could Have Blockbuster Potential

February Job Gains Clears The Way For Fed Rate Hike This Week; Crude Realities For Oil; Some Bio-Pharma Plays That Could Have Blockbuster Potential www.fortunascorner.com Where The Jobs Are……..And, Aren’t      Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the number of net new jobs created in the U.S. […]

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia https://fortunascorner.com           Barney Breen writes in the Mach 10, 2017 edition of the Jerusalem Post, that “Iran is on the verge of reaching a deal with the ‘regime’ of Syrian ‘President Assad […]

OPEC’s Misleading Narrative About World Oil Supply

  AP Photo/Hasan Jamali Exhaust rises from an oil facility in the desert field of Sakhir, Bahrain, Septe More…  POLICY BRIEF – Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center OPEC’s Misleading Narrative About World Oil Supply Author: Leonardo Maugeri | March 2017 At a time when energy market headlines focus mainly on OPEC cuts, observers may be forgiven for […]

DOW Falls Short Of 20K; But Chances Are We Break Through Before Fridays Close; Some Bio-Pharma Stocks That Got Upgrades Today – Going Into 2017

DOW Falls Short Of 20K; But Chances Are We Break Through Before Fridays Close; Some Bio-Pharma Stocks That Got Upgrades Today – Going Into 2017 https://fortunascorner.com      The DOW failed once again to breach the 20K mark today; but, the prevailing opinion across Wall Street is this bull run still has legs, and we […]