Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Iranian protesters tortured, family members intimidated, say relatives

Hundreds of demonstrators extended their protests this week outside Iran’s notorious Evin Prison, demanding information about about loved ones detained — without being charged — since ongoing anti-government protests erupted almost two weeks ago. Uncertainty surrounds the status of more than 3,000 who have been detained since protests broke out on Dec. 28 and quickly spread to more than 130 ...

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Predicting doom for the bond market

INVESTORS are dragging their attention away from the stockmarket for a moment to figure out what is going on in the other main part of their portfolios: government bonds. Yields have been rising so far this year and Bill Gross, one of the sector’s gurus, has said the long bull market (which dates back to the early 1980s) is finally ...

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