Tag Archive: ISIS

  1. The Markets

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    A 1964 Morris Traveller is entitled to have the occasional flashing light on her vintage dashboard. Sometimes it will quite rightly be a warning of some potential mechanical failing in this wonderfully mature motorcar, but equally with an ageing electrical system she also has the habit of producing some odd signals from time to time. So it takes some experience to work out whether it really is an electrical problem or whether she is having a hissy fit. (more…)

  2. The Markets

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    Investors remain oddly complacent even in the face of unexpected events that have the potential to disrupt global markets. 

    Last week, news media reported civil war in Syria has boiled over into Iraq, and ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), a Sunni extremist group, has seized control of hundreds of square miles. (more…)