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Mixed Signals on Global Economy: #Investment Up, #Trade Down!
From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Global Finance – The “Global Investment Trends Monitor” has hit a record high. This measure though, compiled by the UN Conference on Trade & Development, is highlighted in the release by the following headline: “FDI is unexpectedly strong but lacks productive impact.” – More –

Blog Report: TOO MUCH FOCUS ON FINANCE — TOO LITTLE ON SOCIETY NEEDS, By Ambassador Mo
“There has been too much ideology in defining policies & too little human sensitivity to the individuals, faImagemilies, communities – too much financial, too little social,” the Director-General of International Labour Organization (ILO), Juan Somavia,  stated to the plenary meeting of the 101st International Labour Conference that brought together 5,000 delegates from around the globe. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/too-much-focus-on-finance-too-little-on-society-needs/53852

MONEY BUZZ Report: PETROLEUM PRICES STILL INFLATED BY SPECULATIImageON? By Ambassador Mo
As oil prices have been driven up by speculators, now they are similarly driven down, is the new argument. However, demand/supply, production and/or historical considerations do not justify current still inflated prices, (of around $85 per barrel for WTI and $100 for Brent), even as they have dropped close to 20% from recent highs. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/petroleum-prices-still-inflated-by-speculation/53778