Francisco Neves

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Euro's New Low Creates Winners and Losers

The euro is at a nine-year low, but it’s not exactly a crisis for everyone. On Monday, the eurozone currency fell 1.2 percent against the U.S. dollar …

Greek euro exit would be ‘Lehman Brothers squared’: economist

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — A decision by a new Greek government to leave the eurozone would set off devastating turmoil in financial markets even …

Stock Markets

11 Bold Predictions For 2015

So, I replaced him with Nicholas Carlson and Steve Kovach, both of Business Insider. We recorded the podcast using microphones, so you would think it would sound good, right? Alas, the recording sounds pretty bad. I'm not sure what went wrong. I could have just killed it, but since we recorded it, …

Here's What 13 Top Wall Street Pros Are Predicting For Stocks In 2015

The S&P 500 closed the year at 2,058, above the year-end forecast of all but one strategist — FundStrat's Tom Lee.<p>For 2015, Wall Street sees stocks gaining some ground, but few strategists are calling for the fourth straight year of double-digit gains from stocks.<p>The average year-end target on the …

Markets

Here's Where You'll Find All Of America's Shale Energy

"Advanced drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies, especially since 2008, have enabled large-scale oil and gas production in lower-permeability rock such as shale," the EIA writes. "Tight oil and shale gas plays span much of the continental United States and include both new and …

Oil & Gas Industry

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. The hacker gang behind the Christmas outages of the PlayStation and Xbox services is now selling its attack technology online.</b> Lizard Squad has launched a new online shop.<p><b>2. Airbnb is developing technology to tell hosts which photos of their home are the most attractive.</b> It wants to offer a …

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2015

Gadgets and Ideas With the Best Chance of Making an Impact … and What You Can Do to Prepare for Them<p>This was a year of big technology promises—2015 is the year we find out how many live up to the hype.<p>We looked into our crystal ball for the gadgets, upgrades and ideas we think have the greatest …

Gear & Gadgets

The ruble’s latest dead cat bounce is over

The ruble has spent the second half of the year in a free fall, on the back of sanctions and plunging oil prices. The situation got so bad that the Central Bank of Russia had to essentially give up using its foreign exchange reserves to prop up the currency, relying instead on a rash of steep …

Russian Inflation Is At Its Highest Level Since The Financial Crisis

The sliding rouble — hit by lower oil prices and Western sanctions — has significantly pushed up prices, with food up by 15.4pc for the year, the state statistics service said.<p>Inflation crept up 2.6pc in December, a month when the ruble experienced a dramatic crash on December 18, falling by 20pc …

Economics

Europe's Chief Economist Says Deflation Is Coming

Chief economist Peter Praet admitted in an interview released this morning that inflation figures will spend a large part of 2015 in negative territory, and offered some of the biggest hints so far on what Europe's QE programme is going to look like.<p>Praet was interviewed by German financial …

Economics