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US Treasury Yields Rise Dramatically

The sale of US government bonds accelerated again on Friday, pushing yields past recent highs and ending several sessions of relative stability. The yield on the benchmark 10-year US Treasury bond closed …

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More fees scare stocks

The convolutions that the Treasury market sent stocks into over the past few weeks is something investors should probably get used to. With Covid-19 cases falling, millions of Americans receiving vaccinations each …

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Pelosi’s own coup

We cited the US Constitution on Friday afternoon and it certainly is not: allowing the Speaker of the House of Representatives to intervene in the military chain to protect the world from …

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Jimmy Lai’s message of hope

Jimmy Lye started in prison from 2021. Hong Kong’s leading businessman and democracy activist suggested last month’s detention that the Chinese Communist Party wanted to end dissent. The hammer fell on Tuesday …

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Gulf Monarchies Draw Closer

Even in its lame duckling period, the Trump administration has not pursued diplomatic deals in the Middle East. In December Morocco moved to normalize relations with Israel, and now Saudi Arabia, Egypt, …

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