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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Political Economy Update: In A Surprising Twist, Iran Will Be the Next OPEC Leader Plus More News

Unbelievable! - Iran elected OPEC president after 36 years

RT @forbes A Year Later, Nokia Still Can’t Escape Connections To Iran Repression - Andy Greenberg ..

AFP: Sanctions an 'opportunity' for local companies: Iran

Middle East’s new oil war: Iran, Iraq gloat over reserve size - International Business Times

Israel unlikely champ in global real estate

BBC News - US trade gap widens on increased Chinese imports

West Bank firms encounter new Hamas laws in Gaza

United States - Jobless claims rise, topping 460,000

Rise In US Ethanol Use In Gasoline Fuels New Worries

GAO Report on US Arms Sales to the Persian Gulf

US denies distorting airline market by financing Gulf planes

Dollar hits 15-year low against yen

Currency tensions flare as US$ tumbles