Bereft of trade or investments in the Middle East, Moscow's intervention in Syria is pointless great-power posturing.
It's like Christmas with its surge of consumer spending, but in Passover's case, the reasons for the splurge lie in rabbinic traditions
Big business isn't trying to make political statements but to sell face cream and soda, that's all, which doesn't stop the political-correctness...
Calls for boycotting Israel are loud and shrill, but actions speak a lot louder than words, and they tell another story.
A recent rabbinical court ruling in Brooklyn calls attention to the fact that traditional Judaism isn’t so supportive of free markets.
Global markets point to one giant "risk off" trade — a reversal of the pro-cyclical move that followed the US election.
The settlers and the markets are suffering battered-wife syndrome: they have been lied to and abused still insist Trump is their man.
All the fuss about the government seizing up while ministers hit the campaign trail is overwrought.
The West could and should help rebuild Syria but there's no point: Any effort will fail because of the Assad regime’s corruption.
Many on the right seem to think so, but it will be very hard to square free trade and investment with chipping away at freedoms and the rule of law.