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Why Soaring Assets and Low Unemployment Mean It’s Time to Start Worrying, By Greg Ip

If you drew up a list of preconditions for recession, it would include the following: a labor market at full strength, frothy asset prices, tightening central banks, and a pervasive sense of calm. In other words, it would look a lot like the present. Those of us who have lived through economic mayhem before feel our muscle memory twitch at times like this. Consider the worrisome absence of …

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U.S., Russia Spar Over Approach to North Korea Threat, By Farnaz Fassihi at the United Nations, Gordon Lubold in Washington and Jonathan Cheng in Seoul

WSJ-The U.S. and Russia clashed at the United Nations Security Council over how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program, a confrontation throwing into doubt U.S. hopes for an international diplomatic solution to the burgeoning crisis. The standoff between diplomats on Wednesday came just two days before President Donald Trump and Russian …

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