USA stock market opens with records

Its stock rose $8.07, or 4 percent ... Regional trading was subdued with markets in Shanghai and South Korea still closed for holidays. CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to 112.86 Japanese yen from 112.83 yen late Thursday. USA crude oil gained 1.6% to settle ... ( read original story ...)

Stronger wool market hits 1550c

It seems that the further one is from Beijing or Shanghai the less likely you are to get this ... figures not seen since August 2005, and the stock market is consistently setting new highs – then again they do have a few other issues to deal with over ... ( read original story ...)

For the Central Bank of Russia This Is All That Matters

Excerpt: Russia is also part of a reported Chinese plan to install a new international monetary order that excludes U.S. dollars. Under that plan, China could buy Russian oil with yuan and Russia could then exchange that yuan for gold on the Shanghai exchange. ( read original story ...)