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Bloomberg: Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day
Fallout from Friday’s $400 million cryptocurrency hack, a big week ahead for tech stocks, and the frenzy for Chinese offshore equities builds. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. [more...]
Bloomberg: Asian Stocks Pare Gains; Treasury Yields Climb: Markets Wrap
Asian equities pared earlier gains, with a rise in shares in Australia and South Korea offset by declines in Hong Kong and China. The dollar steadied as Treasury yields climbed to the highest since May 2014. [more...]
Bloomberg: Massive Cryptocurrency Heist Spurs Call for More Regulation
At 2:57 a.m. on Friday morning in Tokyo, someone hacked into the digital wallet of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. and pulled off one of the biggest heists in history. [more...]
Bloomberg: Japan’s Central Bank Sees No Need to Mint a Digital Currency
Cash is still king in Japan, and that means that the central bank doesn’t see a need to mint a digital currency for now, according to the head of the FinTech Center at the Bank of Japan. [more...]
Bloomberg: Cryptocurrency Markets Are Juicy Targets for Hackers: Timeline
The $500 million heist of digital tokens from Japanese exchange Coincheck Inc. on Friday is remarkable for its sheer size, but thefts in the lightly regulated world of cryptocurrencies are woefully frequent. [more...]
Bloomberg: Australian Dollar's Surge Is Bringing Out the Bears
The Australian dollar’s longest rally in 18 months is bringing out the bears. The Aussie is poised to go into reverse as the Federal Reserve keeps raising interest rates, while the Reserve Bank of Australia leaves borrowing costs at a record low. [more...]
Bloomberg: A Global Convergence of Economic Conditions Is Driving the Market Melt-Up
There’s a simple way to make sense of the tumbling dollar, the Treasury selloff and the emerging-market boom, all springing in lockstep. Investors are intensifying their bets on synchronized global growth, a dynamic that’s crimping demand for safe assets and fueling convergence trades. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses
A collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement
(NAFTA), which U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap, could create the most profound disruption for U.S. farmers who produce grains, meats and dairy products sold to Canada and Mexico. [more...]
Reuters: Why Canada is the next frontier for shale oil
The revolution in U.S. shale oil has battered Canada’s energy industry in recent years, ending two decades of rapid expansion and job creation in the nation’s vast oil sands. [more...]
CNBC: The dollar's terrible week is a warning of what could come if Trump's team missteps on trade
U.S. officials created a small firestorm with their dollar comments in the chilly air of Davos this week, but a much more important factor for the future of the currency will be what they say and do about trade when they leave Switzerland. [more...]
CNBC: Chinese flight routes set off military alarms in Taiwan
Following Beijing's increased military drills near the East Asian island, which China considers as part of its own, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said in a televised broadcast last week that she did not exclude the possibility of a full-blown attack. [more...]
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