06 août 2008

French banks continue to suffer from the subprime

A year after the "earthquake" of the mortgages at higher risk (subprime) crisis, which hit the property sector in the USA and which has led to the financial crisis affecting the banking industry in the world, French banks continue to suffer from aftershocks of this crisis. Despite the statement by the "BNP Paribas" Bank, in which the bank says have made a net profit of 1,5 billion euros during the second quarter of the current year, these profits were 34% less compared to the same period in 2007. In a... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2008

The American car manufacturers are suffering Europeans resistant

The global automotive industry shows a dramatic slowdown this year, influenced by successive crises that have hit the world economy since June 2007, leaving the crisis in mortgages to high-risk "subprime" the USA, which in turn, leads to the global financial crisis experienced by the big banks, rising by rising raw material prices, rising inflation rates in the world and soaring oil prices at a time when fears a recession in the U.S. economy is increasing. The U.S. automotive market, the largest in the world, saw its sales... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2008

Apple Launchs the new version of "IPhone"...and the competition gets harder

The American company "Apple" has launched the new version of its mobile phone "iPhone", characterized by a higher performance and a price lower than the previous version. The launch of this new version aims to strengthen Apple's position in the market of mobile phones after its share in this market has declined from 26,7% at the end of 2007 to 19,2% at the end of the first quarter of 2008. In a statement, "Apple" has announced that the new version of the "IPhone" would be compatible with... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2008

Five years after the invasion of Iraq and Mesopotamia still far from democracy and prosperity

Despite the American invasion of Iraq five years ago, and the fall of the regime of Saddam Hussein, despite the allegations of U.S. President George W. Bush who asserts that the world has become safer after the overthrow of Saddam, Mesopotamia is still far from peace and democracy. The Iraqis find that the USA have not been able to achieve victory in its war to eradicate terrorism and entrench democracy in the world. In this context, Abu Fares Darraji, selling cigarettes in Baghdad, thinks that Bush, who talks about the victory,... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2008

Rising prices of agricultural products on international markets: structural problem

The unprecedented increase of  agricultural products prices the international market is a global phenomenon which results from the rising purchasing power in emerging countries like China and the development of research on clean energy, while the speculation on raw materials are well underway. The index of the United Nations Food and Agriculture "FAO", which determines the prices of foodstuffs in the World, shows an increase of 40% over last year. On the top of foodstuffs whose prices rose cmes the wheat, which has... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2008

According to economists, threats of Venezuela to stop its oil exports to the USA are not applicable

As Venezuela threated, once more, to deprive the USA of venezuelan oil in response to its conflict with the U.S.oil group "Exxon Mobil", experts exclude the idea that Caracas apply this procedure. It would, in their view, have negative effects on Venezuela itself. According to "France 24", Elio Oheb, editor of the American magazine "World Petroleum" said that the USA is the leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, with 3,2 million barrels per day, but this amount represents only 10% of U.S. oil imports. Oheb... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2008

Petroleum ... The key word of the conflict in Chad

The desire to control oil wealth plays a hidden role in the ongoing conflict in Chad, where production of black gold, even if it is not enormous, is a gift from heaven for this country considered as one of the poorest countries in the black continent. According to "Africa Energy Intelligence", a magazine specialized in the field of energy in Africa, oil plays an important role in the conflict between the regime in Chad headed by Idriss Deby and the rebels seeking to seize power. In its editorial this week, the... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2008

Economic issues: The Key of the U.S. presidential 2008

Economic issues have become the main concern of American voters and Republicans and Democrats candidates in the race for the presidency. This is explained by the fear of recession and the extremely poor numbers of employment during last January. As the "big Tuesday, February 5th, approach, where 22 states will choose their Democrat and Republican candidates in presidential elections, competitors have not hesitated to exploit the opportunity to comment on these poor results. The poor employment numbers come when the real... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2007

The Crisis of mortgages in the United States threatens the world economy in 2008

Many American economists expect that 2008 will be a bad year for the world economy after the crisis that struck the housing loans with high risk "Subprime" sector in the United States last summer. This is in addition to rising oil prices and the low exchange rate of U.S. dollar. In this context, Nariman Behraoc, chief of the Economics Department at Global Insight, estimates that the performance of the U.S. economy during 2008 will be bad while the European economy will be weak. She says that the U.S. economy... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2007

The journalists choose new representatives

Saturday November 17th, the Egyptian journalists will be invited to elect the new executive board of their union and its president. Meeting with Ragay El Mirghany, vice editor-in-chief of the Middle East News Agency (MENA) and candidate for the position of president of the union. In the current context of repeated attacks against journalists, do you believe that power will leave an independent candidate, like you, win the elections? Despite the pressures that may be relayed by the editors of media pro-government, the regime... [Lire la suite]
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