Geopolitical Storm Clouds Barely Register on Partying Markets - Dr. Florence Eid cited by PAUL TAYLOR, Reuters - January 21, 2015

Geopolitical risk is back with a bang due to conflict in Ukraine, the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria, the politics of anger in Europe and the collapse of oil prices, but partying financial markets have barely registered it, yet.
"The risk ... is that a deal with Iran comes too early because the Saudi leadership of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the main adversaries of Iran, hasn't done the necessary to reach out to Iran in the way the Gulf needs," said Florence Eid, Chief Economist of Arabia Monitor.