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Frontrunning: November 10

  • Trump Declares New World-Trade Order (WSJ)
  • Trump brings tough trade message in vision for Asia (Reuters)
  • Trump Offers Trade to Asian Nations But Only If They Play Fair (BBG)
  • Flynn Probed Over Alleged Plan to Send Back Turkish Cleric (WSJ)
  • GOP’s Dueling Tax Overhauls Struggle to Pass a Key Red Ink Test (BBG)

US, Sweden, Finland Launch New Format Talks: Dancing To Washington's Tune

59 percent of Finns are opposed to NATO membership. Only 22 percent support the idea... Finland started preparations for a major military exercise of a scale it had not arranged since the end of the Cold War. “If there’s a crisis, it will be good for us to practice receiving help...”

London House Prices "Battered From All Sides"

A balance of 63% of respondents reported a drop in London house prices in October, the worst result since 2009. Further falls in the pipeline, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Paradise Papers: Massive New Leak Exposes Tax-Haven Secrets, Links Wilbur Ross To Russia

A huge new leak of offshore tax-haven documents dubbed the "Paradise Papers", reveals again how the ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens. They also reveal that Trump's commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, is shown to have a stake in a firm dealing with Russians sanctioned by the US.

Frontrunning: November 2

  • What We Know About the GOP Tax Bill Ahead of Today’s Rollout (BBG)
  • How the GOP Tax Plan Would Affect Trump, Clinton Voters Differently (WSJ)
  • Powell for Federal Reserve chair could support stocks bull market (Reuters)
  • The New Fed Chair Will Watch an Economy Fraught With Risks (BBG)
  • Trump calls for death penalty for Uzbek man (Reuters)
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The UK economy is facing an unprecedented slow recovery, with growing levels of debt across the country and an ever-complicated divorce from the EU. The outlook for savers and investors is bleak as few have confidence left in the health of British finances. 

Who Feels EU Membership Has Paid Off? (Spoiler Alert: Not Italy)

Despite the rising euroskepticism and populist turmoil, majorities in many countries feel they have benefited from EU membership (90% of the Irish). However, three nations currently have a majority of their citizens who see the EU as a net negative...

Uranium Deal Turns Spotlight on Hillary Clinton But Not the Way She Wanted

Hillary and Bill Clinton could have been involved in "pay-to-play" schemes, while transferring money through their charity in a non-transparent manner, according to Wall Street analyst and investigative journalist Charles Ortel who believes that the uranium deal may become the trigger for an all-out inquiry into the Clinton Foundation.