US Finally Admits "No Evidence" Assad Used Sarin Gas

“I don’t have the evidence,” Mattis said. “What I am saying is that other groups on the ground – NGOs, fighters on the ground – have said that sarin has been used, so we are looking for evidence.

  • Feb 11, 2018 6:20 PM
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Frontrunning: January 31

  • As Yellen Hands Off at the Fed, Whither Her Go-Slow Approach? (WSJ)
  • 'This is our American moment,' Trump urges cooperation (Reuters)
  • President Tries Taking On a New Role: Optimist (WSJ)
  • Signs of Old Age Abound in a Bull Market Closing In on History (BBG)
  • Jan 31, 2018 8:14 AM
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Uber Is No Longer The World's Most Valuable Startup

Uber is no longer the world's most valuable startup and according to the WSJ's unicorn tracker, at a valuation of roughly $48 billion, Uber's is now below its Chinese ride-hailing competitor, Didi Chuxing.

  • Dec 28, 2017 4:56 PM
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Pepe Escobar On China's Petro-Yuan Bombshell

" The era of the petro-yuan is at hand... Crucially, this is not about reducing currency risk... This is about the implementation of a huge, new alternative reserve currency zone, bypassing the US dollar..."

  • Dec 27, 2017 10:50 PM
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