Japanese Leader Echoes Trump on North Korea: ‘All Options are On the Table’

Japan’s prime minister, standing alongside the U.S. president, borrowed a Donald Trump phrase on Monday, agreeing that “all options are on the table” when it comes to responding to North Korea’s weapons development. Abe, at a news conference with Trump at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, said there is “no point in dialogue for the sake… Please follow and like us:

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China continues to add US treasuries holdings in August

WASHINGTON – China continued to increase its holdings of US Treasury securities in August, and remained as the largest holder of US treasuries. China raised its US treasuries holdings by $34.5 billion in August, with the total holding up to $1.2005 trillion, the latest data from the US Treasury Department showed on Tuesday. Japan, which overtook… Please follow and like us:

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US Sanctions Iranians Even After Recertifying Nuclear Deal

The U.S. slapped sanctions Tuesday on 18 Iranian individuals and groups it accused of supporting Tehran’s ballistic missile program and weapons deals, a day after it again certified that Iran is complying with the 2015 international accord on its nuclear development program. “The United States remains deeply concerned about Iran’s malign activities across the Middle East,… Please follow and like us:

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US Treasury says China does not manipulate its currency

WASHINGTON — US Treasury Department on Friday declared that no major trading partner of the US, including China, met the standard of manipulating its currency, while six economies were listed on its Monitoring List as their foreign exchange polices bear close monitoring. In its Semi-Annual Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies, the… Please follow and like us:

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Goldman Sachs: Trend Towards Digital Cash Is Unstoppable

Untraceable cash is headed for history’s trash bin, says research from Goldman Sachs. With Digital cash and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin growing, Goldman notes cash is involved in crime, tax evasion and tracking the population has its benefits, the research piece opines. Consumers can receive loans more easily, for instance. In a March 23 strategy note… Please follow and like us:

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