White House proposes $10 per barrel tax on oil to cover green initiativeGold rises above $1,150 an ounce In the state Duma proposed the law forbidding Russians to use dollars Obama hails signing of huge Pacific rim trade deal US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership signed by 12 nations IRS experiencing computer failure across 'several' systems, says it temporarily cannot accept many taxpayer returns - Dow Jones Stratfor: Russian Privatization Will Fail, Again EU's Tusk proposes four-year migrant welfare brake, mechanism to protect euro-outs in UK dealBP logs $6.5bn loss for 2015 as oil prices collapse Reserve Bank of India leaves repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, in line with expectations, amid uptick in inflation France is spending nearly $1 million euros a day on the heightened security U.S. National debt hits $19 trillion Alphabet, Google's parent company, just passed Apple to become the stock market's most valuable company. Demo train Europe-China arrived on Chinese border#Libya- photos purportedly showing the damage to the oil pipeline which exploded north of #Awjila in the overnight Russia: #Russia is not reorienting to the east, says EconDev Minister Iran: $100B in Assets 'Fully Released' Under Nuclear Deal At 2.6% of GDP Russia's 2015 budget deficit lower than expected and compared well with other commodity exporters. Iranian banks Reconnected to Swift: ISNA #IRANDEAL Connecting the Baltic and Black seas:Lithuanian port Klaipėda & Ukrainian port Yuzhny signed memorandum of cooperation .@Toyota is halting production for a week after an explosion last month at a steel supplier caused a parts shortage Iranian President's Chief of Staff announced plans 'to boost the volume of oil production and exports to Europe in the coming weeks'Liftoff of a Proton rocket with Eutelsat 9B, a new TV broadcasting platform for Europe. Service gantry retracts from #Proton rocket with #Eutelsat9BStocks rally: Dow up 394 points Friday, but still closes out volatile month down 5.5%. Nasdaq off 7.9% in January. The Ministry of Finance proposed to save Russian banks with private deposits Total of deals signed between France, Iran worth 16 bln dollars Iran Announces Purchase 118 Airbus Aircraft Worth $25 Billion #Kurdish PM says #KRG seeking non-oil sources of revenue U.S. Jobless claims fall to 278,000 in latest week

Map. History of Business conflict

4 February 2016
Gold rises above $1,150 an ounce
Stratfor: Russian Privatization Will Fail, Again
Demo train Europe-China arrived on Chinese border
#Libya- photos purportedly showing the damage to the oil pipeline which exploded north of #Awjila in the overnight
At 2.6% of GDP Russia's 2015 budget deficit lower than expected and compared well with other commodity exporters.
Connecting the Baltic and Black seas:Lithuanian port Klaipėda & Ukrainian port Yuzhny signed memorandum of cooperation
.@Toyota is halting production for a week after an explosion last month at a steel supplier caused a parts shortage
Liftoff of a Proton rocket with Eutelsat 9B, a new TV broadcasting platform for Europe.
Service gantry retracts from #Proton rocket with #Eutelsat9B
#Kurdish PM says #KRG seeking non-oil sources of revenue