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Global Macro Scoreboard and Asset Heatmap: April 23, 2018


Geopolitical risks related to oil -- chief among them, Venezuela -- captured global interest last week, as both Brent and WTI are poised for big moves.

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Chaebol Reform Tops Public Interest in Economic Plan

South Koreans are eager to see the new government take on the impenetrable mega-conglomerates.

Chaebol Flag

On Tuesday, newly-elected President Moon Jae-in released a five-year economic plan. It promised a "complete paradigm shift" that includes expanding the social safety net, increasin...

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Has China Lost Interest in Pyongyang's Provocations?

North Korea's recent ICBM tests rattled the United States, but reaction in China's online community was muted.

Low Chinese Interest in ICBM Launches

In two July tests, North Korea proved it has the capability to hit the continental United States with a ballistic missile. Alarm bells sounded in the West. But in China, by the mea...

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