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

Oxfam's 'Aid For Sex' Scam Exposed

"...He lived in a splendid $2000 a month Oxfam-sponsored villa in Haiti right after the 2010 earthquake, when most locals didn’t even have a roof over their heads, and threw sex-parties there..."

  • Feb 23, 2018 3:30 AM

The Fifth-Largest Diamond In History Was Just Discovered

The fifth biggest diamond in history has been discovered in the mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa, where Gem Diamonds Ltd. found a 910-carat stone, about the size of two golf balls, at its Letseng mine.

  • Jan 17, 2018 1:00 AM

Dollar Tumbles As Euro Soars To 3-Year High; US Markets Closed

With US markets closed for holiday, it has been a quiet European session, with Asia similarly subdued, while continued USD weakness, now in its 4th consecutive day, has been the main focus as Bloomberg’s dollar index approached its lowest level in three years.

  • Jan 15, 2018 8:12 AM