Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report

Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report
Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar, Islamic finance special report Tuesday 6 August 2019 Vol.10 Ed.32.1 Commentary: Renminbi slides past Rmb7 per dollar By Mark Sobel and David Marsh David Marsh, chairman and co-founder of OMFIF, interviewed Mark Sobel, OMFIF’s US chairman, on the meaning and...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Crowley Solutions Announces Promotions, Alignment to Drive Growth and Value in Government Services

Crowley Solutions Announces Promotions, Alignment to Drive Growth and Value in Government Services
Crowley Solutions Announces Promotions, Alignment to Drive Growth and Value in Government Services (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 5, 2019) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. today announced new leaders in its Solutions group to support the continuing focus and growth in its government service offerings. This...
August 5th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Bruce A. Fenimore to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Newark, NJ Sara Mayes to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce A. Fenimore to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Newark, NJ Sara Mayes to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award
Bruce A. Fenimore and Sara Mayes Chief Executive Officer, Columbia Group President and CEO, Gemini Shippers Group respectively Bruce A. Fenimore to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Newark, NJ Sara Mayes to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award Luncheon to be held December 9, 2019 at the Renaissance...
August 5th, 2019 | Awards, Containers, Logistics | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 5, 2019 Global markets Asian equity indices suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday morning, as concerns escalated about the U.S.-China trade war. Japan’s Nikkei index lost 1.74% of its value ending at 20,720.29 the lowest level since...
August 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more

Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more
.                                         Mark Sobel on Fed cuts, On the road to a US-German trade war, Islamic finance growth and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around...
August 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)
. Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019) HIGHLIGHTS August 2, 2019 Global markets Global equity indices traded lower on Friday, with investors moving into safe-haven assets, following US President Trump’s announcement that he will implement new tariffs of 10% on the remaining $300bn of...
August 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets traded in the red on Wednesday, following President Donald Trump’s complaints that China has not been “coming...
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future

On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future
US president Donald Trump with German Chancellor Angela Merkel On the road to a US-German trade war, Libor’s evolution, scandals and future Commentary: On the road to a US-German trade war By Desmond Lachman in Washington At around $300bn, Germany has the world’s largest external surplus....
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report

Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report
. Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale, Digital currencies special report Commentary: Deciphering FOMC rate-cut rationale By Mark Sobel in Washington It’s not easy steering monetary policy given the need to anticipate the future amid tweets and challenges to central bank ‘independence’,...
July 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Reports | Read More

Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more

Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more
Boris Johnson Desai and Marsh on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 22-26 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.30 Most-Read Commentary Johnson’s grim political arithmetic: The British...
July 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers

Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers
Boris Johnson Johnson’s grim political arithmetic, Fed ‘overlooking’ US consumers Commentary: Johnson’s grim political arithmetic By Meghnad Desai and David Marsh in London The British prime minister has changed, but the grim political arithmetic remains the same. Boris Johnson...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change
. Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change Commentary: Shelton far outside the mainstream By Mark Sobel in Washington In a recent Washington Post article, Judy Shelton – one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve board – called for an internationally...
July 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 5

Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 5
Coming down to the fifth race in the finals, Egnot- Johnson prevailed. Photo credit: Andrew Delves – RNZYS Balboa Yacht Club – Governor’s Cup 2019, Day 5 Egnot-Johnson (NZL) survives a late charge by Takahashi (NZL) to win the finals 3-2; by all accounts, the closest racing in the 53-year...
July 21st, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more
USA’s President Donald Trump Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-19 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.29 Most-Read Commentary Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea: Markets...
July 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move

WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move
An areal view of part of Houston Port. Copyright Ken Cedeno 2014 WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move ​18 July 2019 – Global port agency business, WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has today opened a local agency office in Houston, Texas. The company, which is one of the world’s...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?

Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
.. Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea, Are financial services prepared for a no-deal Brexit? Commentary: Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea By Mark Sobel in Washington Markets are abuzz with rumours President Donald Trump will order the US Treasury to intervene in foreign exchange...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Jul-2019 LINES WATCH REQUIREMENT FOR WOOD CHIP VESSELS Bell Bay, Tasmania, Australia TEMPORARY TRANSIT DRAFT RESCINDED New Orleans, United States Lines watch requirement for wood chip vessels Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Bell Bay, Tasmania, Australia Due to the strong history of...
July 16th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

International Seaways’ Lois Zabrocky to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight Conference

International Seaways’ Lois Zabrocky to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight Conference
Lois Zabrocky, President and CEO, International Seaways International Seaways’ Lois Zabrocky to Keynote SHIPPINGInsight Conference Convergence of Change in Shipping  STAMFORD, Conn., July xx, 2019 – Lois Zabrocky, President and CEO of International Seaways, will open Day 2 (October 16th) of the...
July 15th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more

Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more
Jerome Powell Darrell Delamaide on the Fed, David Marsh on the ECB, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 8-12 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.28 Most-Read Commentary Market expectations test Fed mettle: All eyes will be on Fed Chair Jerome Powell this week...
July 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Jul-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong MARINE WORKS WEST OF HONG KONG CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE Hong Kong PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange, Sabine & Lake Charles, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET New Orleans, United...
July 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the Fed Chairman who will deliver his semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee at 16:00 CET,  as...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Jul-2019 SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL DISTURBANCE Gulf of Mexico, United States Significant Tropical Disturbance Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Gulf of Mexico, United States Weak low pressure over central Georgia this afternoon will settle southwest into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during...
July 9th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more

Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more
Christine Lagarde Mark Sobel on Christine Lagarde’s ECB appointment, Summer Bulletin, and more OMFIF update week 27  – 1-5 July 2019 Vol.10  Ed.27 COMMENTARY  Ignore Lagarde’s doubters Christine Lagarde’s nomination to the ECB presidency has rightfully generated much positive...
July 6th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, News | Read More

Further MacGregor deck machinery destined for heavy-duty naval operations

Further MacGregor deck machinery destined for heavy-duty naval operations
Further MacGregor deck machinery destined for heavy-duty naval operations CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 3 JULY 2019 AT 10 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply repeat packages of deck machinery equipment for two new US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) T-ATS class vessel...
July 3rd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook

Currency action is a distraction, Brazilian economic outlook
  Commentary: Currency action is a distraction By Mark Sobel in Washington Undoubtedly, the US current account deficit is attributable partly to harmful currency practices. The dollar’s function as reserve currency plays a role. But this deficit is also homemade. US macro policy can hardly...
July 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Finance | Read More