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Escalating North Korea tensions were 'a match to light the fire' - now markets are at a crucial crossroads

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Mounting tensions between the US and North Korea threw markets for a loop on Thursday before settling on Friday. Now risk assets are at a critical juncture.
While the market reaction was swift and punishing, market experts don't think it's time to panic - yet.
Mere days ago, risk assets looked unstoppable. Now, amid escalating tensions between the US and North Korea, the market finds itself at a crucial crossroads.
The mounting conflict came to a head on Thursday, fueled by some fiery rhetoric from President Donald Trump and aggressive threats from North Korea, serving as a reckoning of...
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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Study: North Korea's Missiles Built For Show, Can't Hit US Mainland Yet

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Study: North Korea's Missiles Built For Show, Can't Hit US Mainland Yet

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Are we on the brink of all-out nuclear war with North Korea? Experts say no, probably not . But according to a new technical analysis of North Korea's missile technology in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , even if it did come to that, the closest to the heartland Kim Jong Un can strike is Anchorage, Alaska.
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CIA chief says there's no need to worry, 'nothing imminent' in US-North Korea standoff

CIA chief says there's no need to worry, 'nothing imminent' in US-North Korea standoff

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© AFP/File SAUL LOEB, Ed JONES Washington - CIA director Mike Pompeo offered assurances Sunday there was "nothing imminent" in the US standoff with nuclear-armed North Korea but said he wouldn't be surprised if Pyongyang conducted another missile test.
Pompeo's remarks cap a week in which US President Donald Trump vowed "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States with nuclear weapons, and Pyongyang countered by announcing plans to test-launch missiles toward Guam.
Asked how worried people should be, Pompeo told Fox News Sunday: "Nothing imminent."
"There's...
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