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  • To End the Shutdown, Try Thinking Big on Immigration

    Both parties are to blame for this embarrassing impasse. Yet a sensible solution may be possible.

    WSJ
  • Scaramucci: Trump should take the hit and end shutdown

    Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Friday he blames both lawmakers and his former boss, President Trump, for letting the shutdown linger on for three weeks.

    Washington Examiner
  • USDJPY Hits 110 After Dovish BOJ, Export Slump

    The yen has been weakening all day, and moments ago the USDJPY hit 110.00, the highest level since the start of the year - rising alongside 10Y TSY yields and S&P futures - after Japan’s exports fall and Bank of Japan cuts inflation outlook again. On Wednesday morning, in its latest policy decision, the Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy unchanged as expected, but cut its inflation forecast, and now expects CPI forecast for the fiscal year starting in April to be only 0.9% down from...

    Zero Hedge
  • The National Debt Hit $22 Trillion at the End of 2018

    Like many politicians before him, President Donald Trump promised to address the national debt. In fact, Trump told The Washington Post reporters in 2016 that he planned on eliminating the then $19 trillion debt in just eight years—the length of his presidency should he serve a second term. While his promise was always rather aggressively optimistic, a new report indicates that the American debt is steadily moving

    Reason.com
  • Capitals try to solve slump as eight-day break approaches

    ARLINGTON — The Washington Capitals are on their first five-game losing streak since October and November of 2014. Let that sink in — four years went by without Washington losing five straight games in a league full of parity and a schedule 82 games long. The Capitals held a players-only

    The Washington Times
  • CBS is trying to end any pricey Tony Romo TV sweepstakes

    In terms of TV, this will be the Tony Romo Super Bowl on CBS. And CBS wants to make sure it is the first of many. Romo’s contract is up after next season, which could set up a multimillion-dollar TV free-agent sweepstakes for his services at this time next year. Before that can happen, CBS

    New York Post
  • After Years Of Blockbuster Global Sales, Apple's iPhone Hits A Slump

    Apple's stock nose dived after the company told analysts that it would be lowering revenue expectations this quarter. It cited problems in China as the reason.

    NPR.org