Frontrunning: January 19

  • Budget Showdown Looms in Senate; Blame Game Begins (WSJ)
  • Fed Working on Proposal to Ease Up on Bank Leverage Limits (BBG)
  • Williams has Fed vice-chair job in his sights (FT)
  • SEC Pours Cold Water on Prospect of Bitcoin ETFs (WSJ)
  • Tanker With Russian Gas for Boston Makes Mid-Atlantic U-Turn (BBG)
  • Jan 19, 2018 8:25 AM

Frontrunning: January 3

  • North Korea reopens border hotline with the South (Reuters)
  • MiFID II’s First Day Comes Off Without Glitches, Regulator Says (BBG)
  • No Idea What MiFID Stands For? Here’s What You Need to Know (BBG)
  • As Trump Weighs New Tariffs, Imports of Washers and Solar Panels Jump (WSJ)
  • Jan 3, 2018 8:30 AM

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

Pot Industry Revitalizes Entire Canadian Town's Economy

The marijuana industry is coming to the rescue of Smith Falls, Ontario, an old factory town that is experiencing an unlikely renaissance now that Canopy Growth Corp., Canada’s largest publicly-traded cannabis producer, has become the town’s largest private-sector employer.

  • Dec 30, 2017 3:30 PM