2016年10月14日 星期五

jitters, jittery, a safe pair of hands, blacklist



New Vision for U.K. Kicks Up Old Brexit Jitters 

Last week’s sterling flash crash was over in minutes, but the perception of instability that hangs over the U.K. may be harder to dispel, Simon Nixon writes.
黃之鋒 Joshua Wong said that it was fortunate this did not become "a copycat of the Causeway Bay Books [incident]".

Party leader 羅冠聰 Nathan Law said: "China is using its economic power and putting pressure on countries it has close ties with, requesting that they execute its blacklist... restricting Hongkongers' freedom of movement. They are clearly destroying One Country Two Systems, damaging Hongkongers' dignity."


“From a market perspective, rightly or wrongly, there is an understanding that Mrs. Clinton would be a safe pair of hands,” said a chief investment officer.

Jitters are spreading to other European banks.

The value of Germany's largest bank has halved this year
FT.COM


World Bank Blacklists India's Wipro
India's Wipro was barred for four years from providing outsourcing services to the World Bank, the latest blow to India's technology industry.




The Bush administration has extended an unprecedented level of access to the Obama team, especially where the Treasury Department is concerned. The hope is that a smooth handoff will provide comfort to the already jittery financial markets. That's not to say that the old and new guards are really working together. Obama's team is already working on identifying Bush administration policies they can quickly undo without passing legislation, such as lifting limits on stem-cell research.

Japan stocks fall on jitters over global economy
International Herald Tribune - France
Shares of Toyota Motor Corp. tumbled 3.36 percent to 4310 yen after Japan's top automaker posted a 32 percent drop in US sales last month. ...



NEWS ANALYSIS

Jittery Road Ahead
By FLOYD NORRIS and VIKAS BAJAJ
Wall Street and the federal government faced off over the weekend, raising worries of a sell-off when markets open on Monday.



01.03. - Why Switzerland is not on the tax-haven blacklist?

As the tax row concerning Liechtenstein widens, its neighbour, Switzerland,
is getting the jitters.

The DW-WORLD Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=evxruiI44va89pI0

a safe pair of hands

uk

someone who you can trust to do an important job well, without making mistakes:

Colleagues regard her as a safe pair of hands.
jitters 
plural noun INFORMAL
a feeling of nervousness which you experience before something important happens:
I always get the jitters the morning before an exam.
FIGURATIVE The collapse of the company has caused jitters in the financial markets.

jittery 
adjective INFORMAL
1 nervous:
He felt all jittery before the interview.

2 shaky and slightly uncontrolled:
I get really jittery if I drink too much coffee.

jit・ter

━━ vi. 〔話〕 いらいらする, 神経質になる, びくびくする.
━━ n. 〔話〕 (the ~s) 神経過敏, いらいら; 【コンピュータ】ジッタ ((表示の揺れ)).
have the jitters いらいら[びくびく]する.
jitter・bug ━━ n., vi. (-gg-) ジルバ ((ダンス)); ジルバを踊る(人).
jit・ter・y ━━ a.blacklist
noun [C]
a list of people, countries, etc. who are considered by a particular authority or group to be unacceptable and who should be avoided and not trusted

blacklist
verb [T often passive]
to put someone's name on a blacklist:
They were blacklisted because of their extreme right-wing views.

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hanching chung 提到...

“One of the reasons that the recovery has lost momentum is that high-end consumers have become more jittery and more cautious,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s Analytics.