Who’s Afraid of Middle East Oil? Not David Popowich

Some companies will go wherever the oil is—even if that means venturing into war-torn areas. Junior explorers ahead of the game can generate major shareholder value for investors who don’t place a circle-slash over the entire Middle East. If you’re ready to enter the fray, Macquarie Capital Markets Analyst David Popowich can help you . . . → Read More: Who’s Afraid of Middle East Oil? Not David Popowich

Demographic patterns and structural change in North Africa and the Middle East

The political turmoil in Tunisia and Egypt that precipitated the abrupt end of decades of political dictatorships that governed the vast majority of countires in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. The political revolution, influenced by democratic upheaval in Tunisia and Egypt, facilitated the attempts to overhaul the autocratic regimes in Bahrain, . . . → Read More: Demographic Patterns and Structural Change in North Africa and the Middle East

Interview With Jim Willie

Interview With Jim Willie

An interview with Jim Willie where we discuss the potential of bank failures emanating from the Middle East and rippling throughout the world being the catalyst for the next round of the credit contraction.

TRACE MAYER: Hey this is Trace Mayer and you’re listening to the 50th episode of the . . . → Read More: Interview With Jim Willie

Middle East’s Tourism Industry Feels the Pinch

The hospitality industry is often the first victim of economic slowdown – when times are hard, businesses and individuals make cuts to their travel arrangements. Yet, despite the gloomy outlook elsewhere, the Middle East’s hospitality industry has thrived.

In fact, the industry has actually benefited from the crisis. As other regions became unstable, the . . . → Read More: Middle East’s Tourism Industry Feels the Pinch

Is Oil-Based Currency a Reality?

Based on a  September 18 Times (UK) report regarding the meeting of Middle Eastern finance ministers, the question was asked about the veracity of a plan for a single currency for the Middle East based on oil.

The answer is both true and false and maybe.

Yes, the immediate goal of the meeting last . . . → Read More: Is Oil-Based Currency a Reality?