Frontrunning: May 17

  • Japan Considers Retaliation Against U.S. Steel Tariffs (WSJ)
  • US sanctions war against Iran prompts fight-back from Europe (CNBC)
  • North Korea says won't hold talks with 'incompetent' South unless differences settled (Reuters)
  • Trump Shows Flexibility on North Korea Talks (BBG)
  • May 17, 2018 8:41 AM
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Frontrunning: May 16

  • North Korea Bristles at U.S. Demands; Summit in Jeopardy (WSJ)
  • Trump Is ‘Ready to Meet’ Despite North Korea's Threat on Summit (BBG)
  • Italian markets jolted by 5-Star, League coalition proposals (Reuters)
  • Italian Bonds Fall While Populists Debate $300 Billion Write-Down (BBG)
  • EU Readies Measures to Protect Firms From U.S. Sanctions on Iran (BBG)
  • May 16, 2018 8:44 AM
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Hypersonic Weapons: The Perfect Tool For Asymmetrical Warfare

“there are military areas in which the United States maintains a technological advantage [over Russia and China], others in which there is substantial parity, and others in which the United States is lagging behind, revealing a technological gap with its peer competitors...”

  • May 13, 2018 11:00 PM
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Frontrunning: May 11

  • Quotas Return as Countries Seek U.S. Tariff Exemptions (WSJ)
  • Trump plan for drug prices may spare industry (Reuters)
  • Squeeze on Iranian Oil Could Upset OPEC Pact (WSJ)
  • Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel (Reuters)
  • Democrats Campaign on Health-Care Expansion After Failed ACA Repeal (WSJ)
  • May 11, 2018 8:44 AM
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Disaster Hits Canada's Oil Sands

“If we cannot reach agreement by May 31st, it is difficult to conceive of any scenario in which we would proceed with the Project...”

  • Apr 10, 2018 2:33 PM
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7 Charts That Signal A Breaking Point Looms

"Just like the weather, financial markets go through cycles... Most years, weather doesn’t change suddenly. We get some transition time between the colder and warmer seasons. I fear we may be in an economic transition right now. And it may not be in the direction of the springtime or summer we would prefer."

  • Apr 9, 2018 5:50 PM
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