The eponymous British High Street is on the verge of its biggest crisis since 2008. According to The Centre for Retail Research up to 200,000 retail jobs could be gone by 2020, this is in addition to the 150,000 that have disappeared since 2016. Many household chains are scrambling to negotiate with creditors in order to avoid collapse and total wipeout

Frontrunning: March 2

  • 'Trade wars are good, and easy to win': Trump (Reuters)
  • U.S. Allies Bristle at Trump Tariff Plan (WSJ)
  • The Biggest Problem With Trump’s Tariffs (BBG)
  • Trump’s Tariff Folly (WSJ)
  • Kushner’s Influence in West Wing Wanes After Key Allies Depart (BBG)
  • Mar 2, 2018 8:08 AM

Frontrunning: February 20

  • Dollar extends recovery as traders eye Treasury auction (Reuters)
  • Gas Tax Increase Would Hit Trump States Hardest, Koch Groups Say (BBG)
  • House Republicans Take First Step to Tackle Opioid Crisis (WSJ)
  • Trump Defiant Despite Mueller’s Warning Shot on Russia Meddling (BBG)
  • Florida school staff members to return this week after mass shooting that killed 17 (Reuters)
  • Feb 20, 2018 8:20 AM