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Wall Street's Mr Risk thrives on traders' ignorance of politics

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎37 minutes ago‎
"Everyone out there seemed to think, well these guys have the money to pay so they are going to pay," said Bremmer, recalling an early triumph for Eurasia Group, the political risk firm he had just founded. "I told them, Yeltsin is drunk half the time ...
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USDollar Losing Haven and Yield High Ground, NFPs and Risk Critical

DailyFX - ‎11 hours ago‎
Should the appeal of US assets from both growth forecasts and Fed rate speculation continue to fade, the greatest concentration of premium the currency has built up over the past five years could be put at risk. If, at the same time, the apparent ...

Olympic Games risk irrelevance over soft approach in Russian drug row

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gold medallist Tatyana Lebedeva is apparently clean and is now vice-president of the Russian Athletics Federation which is sending no athletes to Rio on account of the state-sanctioned doping that risks turning the Olympics into a farce. Yet the ...
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Standing still key risk ahead of Bank of England meeting

The Australian Financial Review - ‎15 hours ago‎
"Soft data for confidence, lending and business conditions suggest a near-term stagnation with a high risk of recession," said Kallum Pickering, an economist at Berenberg Bank in London.
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Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Paul Cosford, medical director and director of health protection at Public Health England, said the risk in Florida was considered "moderate", based on the number of cases and control measures in place.

New Option Strategy Limits Risk Around Earnings

Investor's Business Daily - ‎19 hours ago‎
IBD recently introduced an options strategy to limit risk around earnings. The strategy provides a way to capitalize on the upside potential of a stock's move around earnings, while reducing the risk of a negative reaction to an earnings report. Weekly ...
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EBA Stress Test Shows EU Bank Resilience Rises, Monte Paschi At-Risk

DailyFX - ‎10 hours ago‎
On the whole, the EBA reported that the EU banking sector shows considerable resilience with a starting tier 1 common capital ratio (CET1) of 13.2 percent.

Ovarian cancer risk nearly doubles in women who douche

Fox News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Women who reported douching during the year before entering the study nearly doubled their risk of ovarian cancer, the study found.

US Oil, Gas Industry Debt Elevates Risk in Banking Industry

Sputnik International - ‎12 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Debt owed by oil and gas producers has elevated risk levels in the US Shared National Credit (SNC) portfolio, raising fears of an increase in problem loans, the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said in a press release.
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7 steps to raise the bar on your agency's enterprise risk management strategy - ‎14 hours ago‎
The playbook, which the Chief Financial Officers and Performance Improvement Councils released July 29, outlines a framework that agencies can take to stand-up an enterprise risk management (ERM) program. The mandate came in the form of the Office of ...

Twin deficits risk?

The Star Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
MALAYSIA'S narrowing current account surplus, driven by its deteriorating net-export receipts, has once again raised the spectre of twin deficits in the country.
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Wildfire risk creeping back up in BC as warm weather continues - ‎1 hour ago‎
During the summer of 2015, it seemed there were reports every week of wildfires burning in the province or warnings about how to prevent them.
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Officials on alert as lava viewers risk safety for the perfect vantage point

KHON2 - ‎9 hours ago‎
Kilauea's lava flow is drawing lots of visitors to Hawaii Island, but park officials say people are putting themselves at risk, and possibly even breaking the law, just to get a better view. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park says it's increased the ...
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US Regulators: Still Heavy Risk in Big Bank Loans

ABC News - ‎22 hours ago‎
Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved.
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US-Russia deal at risk in Aleppo, Kerry - ‎19 hours ago‎
"It has the risk, if it is a ruse, of completely breaking apart the level of cooperation," US Secretary of State John Kerry said in response to a reporter's question as he began a meeting with the United Arab Emirates' foreign minister.
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World Health Organization chief: The risk of Zika at the Olympics is low

Business Insider - ‎20 hours ago‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and manageable, the chief of the World Health Organization said on Friday, a week before the event kicks off in the Brazilian capital.
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Delaying Breastfeeding At Birth Increases Risk Of Newborn Death By 80%: UN

Huffington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, July 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than half of newborn babies are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at heightened risk of disease and death, the United Nations' children's agency said on Friday, highlighting ...
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One hour of physical activity offsets increased risk of death from sitting

Healio - ‎15 hours ago‎
Ulf Ekelund, PhD, professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, in Oslo, and colleagues also reported that this level of activity mitigates, but does not completely offset, the increased risk for death associated with long periods of watching ...
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Investor Activity Prompted By Climate Risk Is Surging, Says FFI

CleanTechnica - ‎21 hours ago‎
Investor engagement and activity stemming from a desire to mitigate and minimize climate risk is surging, according to a recent report from Fossil Free Indexes.

Eating Red Meat Linked to Kidney Failure Risk

Asharq Al-awsat English - ‎3 hours ago‎
Singapore-Red meat may take a toll on the kidneys that increases risk for kidney disease and eventually kidney failure, a large study suggests.