Frontrunning: May 21

  • Justice Department to Review FBI Probe of Trump Campaign (WSJ)
  • Trump’s Russia Probe Attacks Escalate From Tweets to Action (BBG)
  • U.S.-China Trade Truce May Not Last With Differences Unresolved (BBG)
  • U.S. Sends Mixed Messages on China (WSJ)
  • ‘Don’t Scream’: How the Texas School Shooting Unfolded (WSJ)
  • May 21, 2018 8:30 AM
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Meet 'Mini-BOT': Italy's New Parallel Currency Plan

"...basically the Italian government would mail you a certificate that says it's worth a certain amount -- and you can sell that if you want to get the money quicker. But it would be likely to trade at a discount to its face value in euros..."

  • May 18, 2018 11:53 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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Frontrunning: May 15

  • Gazans bury their dead after bloody day of protests (Reuters)
  • U.S. Embassy Move, Bloodshed Add to Friction With Allies (WSJ)
  • Britain calls for investigation into Gaza violence (Reuters)
  • China Data Shows a Hint of Slowdown While Factories Still Hum (BBG)
  • May 15, 2018 8:18 AM
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