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Brexit has dominated world headlines for the last couple of weeks, and with good reason: The UK’s historic referendum has already roiled markets around the globe; raised serious questions about imm

Business is business, so why not buy oil from ISIS. The Russians claim the Turks are doing it, and in all likelihood even Assad is buying it.

Alternative thinking on Putin’s war spending, Hurricane Joaquin Phoenix, watery profits, the buyout bonanza, and high-net worth investments.
Russia said it launched air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament's unanimous backing to intervene to prop up the Kremlin's closest Middle East ally.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he hoped Iran and world powers would reach a final agreement soon on Tehran's nuclear program.

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed on Friday creating a regional currency union with Belarus and Kazakhstan, Russia's

European stocks went up as tensions fell down and the economy began to bounce back.
A ceasefire agreement for Ukraine raised optimism, which was reflected accordingly in market trends Thursday.

Daniel Kruger and Liz Capo McCormick are reporters with Bloomberg News. 

European showdown is causing market unrest in stocks, treasuries, currency, and commodities.