Saturday, May 28, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views ( May 28 , 2016 ) Quick Hits For Saturday (1.Refugee Crisis Highlights For Saturday. 2. Iraq/ Syria / Libya - Items Of Interest - Understand People Flee War Zones & Instability & Unlivable Conditions - Which Is A Huge Driver In The Present Refugee / Economic Migration Crisis. 3. UK Referendum AKA Brexit - News / Views , Items To Consider . 4. Greece In Focus - Epicenter For Refugee Crisis In Europe , Facing Its Own Ongoing Financial Turmoil & Dictates From Creditors. 5. Market Moving Data & News At The Top. )


Market Moving Data & News...... Updated as information comes across twitter.....
















Russian Energy Minister Won’t Attend June 2 OPEC Meeting: RIA
















Bond traders say don’t count out June hike after Yellen remarks via






Chart: The treasury curve still flattening: the 30y-2y yield spread is 1.71% today; cc







Transatlantic gap widens again as German bund bulls seek support from divergence.








S&P rose 2.3% for its best week since Mar as investors dismiss Fed rate hike angst.








Good morning from Berlin. Global stocks gained $1.2trn in market cap this week as investors warmed to good econ data









Refugee Crisis.....







This is just today , another 650 refugees/economic migrant saved off Libya...









Fears for residents as assault on intensifies








Migrant commits suicide in the center of Larissa





We have built shelters to assist Iraqi families newly displaced from besieged Falluja








Over 4,000 Fled Mosul to in May Only









LIVE NOW: Far-right rally against immigration in Paris















We airlift the first of 5 emergency aid dispatches for newly arrived Mosul-Iraqis, in Syria








Read the latest from Syria where we are supporting Iraqis fleeing Mosul fighting









165,000 people massing near Azaz in northern . We're deeply concerned about their plight.







Macedonia doing what EU requested, says via








"We have refugees fleeing to Syria. It is an extremely desperate bid to escape ISIL-held Mosul" -







The world's refugee crisis: past and present







Tragic. Dozens migrants missing after 3rd shipwreck in 3 days off coast








The crisis you’ve never heard of – and why it’s about to get worse








We urge Greece to find alternative sites for refugees, using EU financial support provided






New migrant centers ‘substandard,’ UNHCR says








UK to help Libyan coastguard as the Mediterranean migration crisis continues







Syria/ Iraq / Libya




Syria....












Syria prison riots break out again; director held hostage







100 000 trapped along Syria, Turkey border







Turkish President Erdogan condemns US support of terrorist organization PKK related YPG Kurdish group in Syria.








The last remaining -trained rebel group in is now in jeopardy







LATEST – Turkish army hits Daesh targets in Syria, kill 104 terrorists in retaliation for Friday’s attack on Turkey's Kilis border province









North : the situation on May 28 after one day of offensive by vs Azaz rebels. Operations continuing








Apols - Marea doctor says ISIS entered town near hospital, repelled and now clashing on the outskirts again.







doesn't have much choice: 1-convince coalition to provide intensive air support 2-Join SDF &fight ISIS together 3-Surrender to ISIS





Iraq.....






Iraqi Armed Forces kill over 110 ISIS terrorists in 24 hours: MoD







For 50K Fallujah civilians at risk from Iraq assault, flight from ISIS isn't so easy either.







Hundreds flee Fallujah area as forces press offensives in Iraq and key IS bastion in Syria








U.S. military official says coalition airstrikes have killed 70 Islamic State fighters including the group's leader in in Iraq





Libya.....





















Images from last night in . Residents facing 8 to 10 hours of power outages everyday









Hopefully the new cash supply will be distributed to people quickly, before Ramadan. What's the # 1 problem in eastern now? CASH







: 1st batch of newly-printed Libyan Dinar cash (250M) arrived at Labraq airport yesterday. Now in Bayda to to be distributed next week







News: Misrata forces have now retaken the Sirte power plant, and /Daesh have withdrawn










David Cameron on plans to bolster Libyan coastguard & combat arms trafficking in the Med






UK Referendum AKA Brexit.....









Are EU officials quietly encouraging Brexit? Why else would they threaten punitive action at secret meetings?






Brexit will allow us to "design a new immigration system that brings the chaos under control", says Priti Patel.








At G7, Cameron keeps lid on press pack's 'Brexit' probing







Uber are pushing a register to vote pop-up on all their users in the UK, ahead of the referendum.









Analysis: British economy stalls before vote








Banks are hoping Britons will vote the Brexit problem away








Brexit or not, the allure of London will dissuade big banks from abandoning ship






The EU will present its military plans after the UK referendum on








Greece......






Eurogroup Backstage Drama: IMF's Disagreement Concerns EZ Finance Ministers - Greek Reporter: Eurogroup Backs...






Review not quite finished yet










4M primary expenditure -0.7% to 12.32 bln, 1.82 bln lower than target.








4M revenues (bef tax refunds) -0.1% to 15.03 bln, 378 mln above target. Tax revenues +2.4% to 12.51 bln, 207 mln short of target.








’s debt deal is not a game-changer, writes . A bleak picture of reality.








Budget revenues miss target by 207 mln








Putin and Tsipras seeking to profit from historic ties









Lagarde calls on Athens to work harder on reforms








Seven in 10 Greeks believe interests harmed by long bailout talks









ECB bad-loan policy may also reach smaller banks








poll [-MacedoniaU]:
ND 25.5 Syriza 17.5 GD 7 KKE 5.5 DS (PASOK) 4.5 EK 4 Plefsi 2.5 ANEL 2 Potami 2
















president Putin signals interest of Russian companies in the privatization of Greek railways and Saloniki Port Authority.








PM Tsipras: Cooperation is strategic choice for , necessary ingredient of our contemporary foreign policy