Nadita File – 08/04/2014 Post Brought From Dinar Daily
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Ukraine Crisis : Chess reported Russia’s air force starting drills in central and western regions of country.
This could spark fears Russia is ready to take military action in Ukraine. More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers crossed the border into Russia and deserted Kiev govt. Ukraine says the soldiers were forced into Russian territory by rebel fire.
Israel – Gaza Showdown : Member of Palestinian delegation in Egypt says Palestinian factions agree to 72 hour cease fire. Truce to begin at 08:00 local time on Tuesday.
Israel appears to be winding down military campaign against hamas in Gaza by pulling back ground troops, pausing air strikes.
Attacker rammed an excavator into an Israeli bus in Jerusalem, pedestrian killed. Police calls it a terrorist act, kill attacker.
Other News : Captl1 takes off his hat when he hears James Brady, former Press Secretary to President Reagan has passed away at the age of 73. He was wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on Pres. Reagan, federal gun background check law named in his honor.
Our prayers go to his family in this difficult time, may God give them peace and cover them with His grace.
Littlesam heard nearly 400 people killed, more than 1,800 injured when earthquake with magnitude 6.1 struck Yunnan province. 12,000 homes collapsed in the quake.
Boosterbglee wonders how Jonathon Burrows, fare-dodging London commuter dodged $72K in fares over 5 years. His identity revealed amid criminal investigation. He resigned from Black Rock.
Thousands of Lebanese civilians and Syrian refugees fleeing from border town that was overrun by militants from Syria. Lebanon is sending reinforcements.
Calkid11 shakes his head as Pres. Obama tells the economists corporate America has done well under his policies. He says CEOs should stop complaining about regulations. He added for hedge fund managers to keep their houses in the Hamptons and their corporate jets, etc. He said he is not concerned about how they are living.
Saint heard Mayor of Toledo, OH lifts ban on drinking water, saying the water is safe now. Hundreds of thousands of people were affected.
Another American medical missionary with ebola virus to fly back to the US on Tuesday, will be treated at Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital. Nigeria confirms 3 cases of Ebola, including doctor who treated a visitor to Nigeria and then died of Ebola. WHO reported 1,603 cases identified, 887 deaths.
England marks 100 years since WWI with lights off and candles.
Dow gained 76 points at trading today. Gold dips below $1,290, oil near 4 month low, 10 yr yield lower for 2nd session.
Energy, consumer discretionary among best performer S&P500, utilities lag.
Gold closed at $1,281, silver at $20.23, copper gained some momentum today, closing at $3.24.
Noble Corp, offshore driller is downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche Bank. Goldie Girl is thinking of buying farmland after she reads report USDA says farmland has risen 8%, especially in northern plains. Corn belt prices remain the highest.
Alcate-Lucent (ALU) is upgraded to overweight from equal weight at Morgan Stanley. US Steel (X) is upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank.
A-J516 wonders if anyone went to PF Chang lately? PF Chang says credit card data breach affected 33 locations across US. Data breach dates back to October 2013, card numbers and names potentially stolen.
Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Q2 profit rose 41%, results beat estimates on top and bottom lines. GM Financial served with subpoena for documents re : securitization of subprime auto loans.
Evercore (EVR) buying research firm ISI Group, will combine it with its Institutional Equities Business. BP files petition with US Supreme Court over damaged related to 2010 Gulf oil spill.
GE to invest $2B in Africa by 2018, CEO Immelt says exim bank closure would hurt US-Africa trade.
US moving closer to formal rules barring airlines from offering in-flight cellphone calls. Airlines want decision left to them.
China says Microsoft shouldn’t obstruct antitrust probe by Chinese regulators. China excludes Symantec from list of approved anti virus software vendors. Microsoft is suing Samsung claiming Samsung refused to make patent royalty payments. It involves Microsoft acquisition of Nokia’s handset business.
McDonald’s to resume serving full menu in Beijing and other Chinese cities following supplier scandal.
GM becomes a daily reminder and this time an explosion rips through GM supplier factory in China. At least 69 killed. GM is looking for alternative supply source. Study shows 70% of smart devices are hackable.
NFL players get real “chip” on their shoulders to keep track of their movements. Zebra Tech is the game changer.
Homeownership rate is falling as first time homebuyers are down 28% in June, 40% historical rate and median age was 31 in 2004 and expected to be age 34 in 2014.
Companies working on Ebola : Biocryst Pharma (BCRX) is up 5.4% closed at $13.22, Tekmira Pharma (TKMR) down 7%, closed at $13.26, Nanovircides (NNVC), is up a bit, closed at $4.23,
Passport for sale : Zul is thinking of buying St. Kitts or Nevis passport for $250K investments and it takes 4+ months, no residency requirement.
Hot commodity is Dominica with $100K investments, 4+ months time frame and no residency requirement.
The good ol’ USA with its EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program requires $1M investment, hire and retain at least 10 people as employees, time frame is option to apply for citizenship after 5 years. 6671 Chinese applied for EB-5 program in 2013.
Lebanese passport allows you to 38 countries and territories with visa free access, whereas some countries like Venezuela and Taiwan passport holders are allowed in 131 countries with visa free access.
A Brazilian born soccer player, Edmar Halovskyi de Lacerda decided to swap citizenship to Ukraine to play soccer. He was drafted into the Ukrainian army. Perhaps a misunderstanding?
Genx4me says better be careful before you sign on the dotted line.. make sure you understand all the rules and regulations of one’s country. It is just safe and good business to do so J Who are buying these hot commodities? Political asylum, tax breaks and business mobility.
From Dinar land : Vietnam1969 reported heavy fighting between ISIL and his stealthwarrior team and
security forces in northern Iraq. Of course, we can’t forget Sandfly firing Tbombs from the air.
40,000 Iraqi Christians have fled their city. Iraqi Air Force Commander said Iraqi air force will help Kurdistan region in their fight with ISIL with their jet fighters. The battle in northern Baghdad resulting in 30 worker bees sleeping, 17 worker bees were captured in the net including the queen bee.
The Most important issue is Iraq’s largest dam located on Euphrates river. ISIL could seize the dam and use it to put pressure on the region.
Security forces with tribal forces and air force attacks have been successful in combat with ISIL capturing 4 queen bees in northern Salaheddin province.
Wiljor heard The head of NA Ibrahim al Jaafari met with Pres. Massoum in his residence in Baghdad to discuss the selection of PM and The government body, pressure to form an inclusive government is felt from politicians and religious leaders.
Private businesses are cooperating with the government to keep the inflation and keeping the price down for food staples.
The Jordanian Airline said they will resume flights to Iraq after a two day ban due to security forces. Lufthansa also said they will resume flights to Erbil.
Ministry of Education stated displaced students will have the opportunity to graduate.
From rumor land : Millionday says the budget will be voted on and not read through twice before the vote. So we may have a budget on Tuesday. The parliament meetings in the next week should be fantastic.
Tman23 thinks Maliki will give up the PM name only as long as they all get amnesty and get to keep what they have along with their political positions.
Okie Oil Man says from information gleaned over the weekend, this appears to be our last week according to reports.. go Okie J
Stryker feels this is important time for us because parliament speaker Salim has demanded Pres Massoum to announce National Alliance as the biggest bloc in tomorrow’s session.
He also asked Pres. Massoum to submit a candidate for PM and for them to form the government.
House Speaker Jabouri says he will not postpone tomorrow’s session no matter what and the National Alliance will be named the largest parliament bloc on Tuesday, then NA will nominate its candidate for PM.
Steve1 assures us the future of Iraq does not include Maliki. There will be only one candidate for this position and it is not Maliki under any condition.
Two wildfires burning about 8 miles apart in NE California are the big focus of firefighters. They’veburned 95 square miles, 12 other fires burning in California.
The Oregon Gultch Fire has burned more than 32,000 acres. It’s the largest of the dozens of lightning caused fires in Oregon and neighboring states.