Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Achieving Nirvana Through Technology

Achieving Nirvana Through Technology
. Achieving Nirvana Through Technology  How many of us have tried multiple strategies to reach Nirvana (an ideal condition of rest, harmony, stability, or joy). I know that I have tried meditation, yoga and chocolate, yet I am still in search of that place of peace and well-being.  It is certainly...
December 11th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Willbur Ross and John Paulson Optimistic on Greece’s Comeback as a Business & Investment Destination

Willbur Ross and John Paulson Optimistic on Greece’s Comeback as a Business & Investment Destination
Willbur Ross and John Paulson Optimistic on Greece’s Comeback as a Business & Investment Destination. New York, December 10, 2019 On Monday December 9, 2019, the “21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum” concluded with an Official Dinner at the Union League Club, presenting the “2019...
December 11th, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America

Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America
. Fed’s enduring target rate debacle, Outlook for Chile and Latin America Tuesday 10 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.1 Commentary: Fed’s enduring target rate debacle By Pierre Ortlieb in London A critical issue looms over US monetary policy-making: the choice of alternative reference and...
December 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 9, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone supported by Friday’s stronger-than-expected US non-farm payrolls data. Meanwhile, US Treasuries opened higher...
December 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota

BIMCO Shipping number of the week: 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota
The BIMCO House 0.0%, no change in US imports of steel goods from Brazil despite quota In the first ten months of the year, the US imported 3.9 million tonnes of steel goods from Brazil, the same as was imported in the first ten months of 2017, despite the US putting in place quotas which was supposed...
December 6th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 6, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 6, 2019 Global Markets USTs and German Bunds remained under pressure on the overall positive take on the US/China trade talks. In FX markets, the GBP remained well-supported on new polls indicating...
December 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 29, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 29, 2019 Global Markets Investors retained a cautious stance on risk assets earlier today amid market concerns that the US law backing Hong Kong protestors could complicate the process towards a US/China...
November 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 28, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 28, 2019 Global Markets US President Donald Trump signed into law congressional legislation supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, in spite of China’s fierce objection. On the data...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020

Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020
. Mighty dollar maddens Trump, Economic priorities for Asia in 2020 Thursday 28 November 2019 –  Vol.10 Ed.48.3 Commentary: Mighty dollar maddens Trump By Desmond Lachman in Washington It is no secret that President Donald Trump is displeased with the dollar’s strength. Whether there is...
November 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker
.. New Fed reports fall short on risks, Roundtable with Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.48.1 Commentary: New Fed reports fall short on risks By Mark Sobel in Washington In 2018, the Federal Reserve began issuing semi-annual financial stability reports;...
November 26th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!

Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize!
What a reaction! Joe J. Angelo receives the 2018 International Maritime Prize! I was more than honoured to be present to this award for a man whom I know for years, his life being interwoven with the Shipping Industry in all sectors, particularly with tankers. Joe J. Angelo was the former Deputy Managing...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Intertanko, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 NOVEMBER-7 DECEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 November-7 December 2019 Saturday, November 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Nov (Thu) – Panama Independence Day 28 Nov...
November 23rd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 19, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 19, 2019 Global Markets Investors retain a cautious stance against risk assets early today amid market uncertainty over whether the US and China are getting close to finalizing “phase one” trade...
November 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 November 2019 Saturday, November 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 22 Nov (Fri) – Lebanon Independence Day 28 Nov (Thu) – Panama...
November 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 15, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 15, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 15, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 15, 2019 Global Markets Market hopes for a preliminary US/China trade deal in the not too distant future were revived late yesterday following comments by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow...
November 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping number of the week: -3.7% laden container imports onto LA and Long Beach

Shipping number of the week: -3.7% laden container imports onto LA and Long Beach
Shipping number of the week: -3.7% laden container imports onto LA and Long Beach The two largest ports on the USWC have experienced a 3.7% drop in laden imports over the first ten months of the year, as the effects of the trade war set in. Exports have fallen even more and are down by 6.4%. Laden container...
November 14th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive

Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive
USA’s president Donald Trump Trump’s unmet economic promises, Making Europe competitive Thursday 14 November 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.46.3 Commentary: Trump’s unmet economic promises By Desmond Lachman in Washington President Donald Trump is adamant the US economy has never performed...
November 14th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 13, November 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 13, 2019 Global Markets Investors adopt a cautious stance in early trade today ahead of US President Donald Trump’s decision on whether he will impose higher tariffs on cars and auto parts imported...
November 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Bund yields moved higher earlier today amid market expectations that US President Donald Trump will likely postpone again a decision on whether to impose tariffs on EU auto...
November 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Banking, Car trade, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead

Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead
.. Scepticism on second Plaza accord, Brazilian economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 12 November 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.46.1 Commentary: Scepticism on second Plaza accord By Mark Sobel in Washington In 1985, the G5 agreed on a currency pact, the so-called Plaza accord. In recent weeks, market...
November 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more

ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more
Olaf Scholz ECB-German charm offensive, Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 4-8 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.45 Most-Read Commentary ECB-German charm offensive: In the first act in an elaborate series of manoeuvres...
November 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, How fintech can promote gender balance

Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, How fintech can promote gender balance
. Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony, How fintech can promote gender balance Wednesday 6 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.45.2 Commentary: Transparency lays bare Fed disharmony By Darrell Delamaide in Washington There was a time when central bankers were seen and not heard. All this has changed....
November 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, HR, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Successful course held on Rulefinder Familiarization in Segumar-Miami

Successful course held on Rulefinder Familiarization in Segumar-Miami
Frank Marmol (fourth from left) with the group that attended the session Successful course held on Rulefinder Familiarization in Segumar-Miami A series of in-house training courses for technical personnel is planned to be held at Segumar-Miami. The courses are designed to keep abreast on the latest developments...
October 30th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee

Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee
Ed Saade Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has reappointed Fugro USA President Edward Saade to its Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP). The 15-member federal advisory committee comprises individuals...
October 29th, 2019 | Climate, Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Person Profiles | Read More