North Korea

North Korea's Newest Missile Is Capable Of Carrying Multiple Warheads

Contrary to the South Korean government’s initial analysis, the missile launched by North Korea into the waters west of Japan yesterday could represent an important advancement in the country’s missile technology that would allow it to carry multiple warheads...

North Korea Releases Photos Of ICBM Capable Of Striking The US

North Korean state media released dozens of photos and a video of Wednesday’s ICBM launch of the new Hwasong-15 missile, which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared had “finally realized the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force”. 

Frontrunning: November 30

  • The thinking behind Kim Jong Un's 'madness' (Reuters); U.S. warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' in case of war (Reuters)
  • Senate tax drama enters complicated end-game gambit (Reuters)
  • Corporate Tax Rate in Flux as Senate Prepares to Vote (WSJ)
  • The Senate Tax Bill Has Something for Every Republican to Hate (BBG)
  • Bitcoin Mania: Even Grandma Wants In (WSJ)

Dow Hits Record 24,000, Europe Jumps As Euphoria Returns After Tech Rout

Despite a Wednesday dive in high-flying U.S. tech stocks on worries their boom may have peaked following a MS downgrade, which presured Asian stocks leading to a slide in Hong Kong and South Korean share, on Thursday morning the dip buyers have emerged and both European stocks and US equity futures are once again solidly in the green as yesterday's tech selloff is quickly forgotten.

Frontrunning: November 29

  • North Korea Missile Launch Shows Ability to Reach D.C. (WSJ)
  • Senate Republicans shove tax bill ahead as Democrats fume (Reuters)
  • British negotiators still working on Brexit deal: Treasury minister (Reuters)
  • Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos From Far-Right U.K. Group (BBG)
  • Bitcoin Futures Provoke Pushback From Market Cops (BBG)