Global Markets Shrug As US Government Shutdown Enters Day 3

Global stocks and U.S. bond markets on Monday shrugged off day three of the US government shutdown in Washington, although the dollar pulled back as the euro continued its strong start to the year, while U.S. stock index futures were basically unchanged.

  • Jan 22, 2018 7:02 AM
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Perverse Incentives And The Rise Of Crypto

"Governments created cryptocurrencies... Policy decisions from the most mundane regulations to the bank bailouts pushed the alliance of hard-money advocates and cryptography experts together to form Bitcoin..."

  • Jan 18, 2018 10:59 AM
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Frontrunning: January 2

  • Trump’s Risky Strategy to Knock Out North Korean Missiles (BBG)
  • Iran's leader says enemies stirred unrest (Reuters)
  • Oil Steadies Above $60 as Protests Spread in Iran (BBG)
  • Deep freeze keeps grip on eastern United States; four die (Reuters)
  • Moderate Democrats Get a Boost as Doug Jones Joins the Senate (WSJ)
  • Jan 2, 2018 8:10 AM
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Einhorn: "None Of The Problems From The Crisis Have Been Solved" - Full Q&A

"if you look at all the obvious problems from the financial crisis, we really kind of solved none of them. And we went on a different way, and we basically, went the bailout route. And said we are going to create a whole lot of moral hazard, and we're going to sweep as much of this stuff as in the rough under the rug as we can,

  • Jan 1, 2018 1:30 PM
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