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Is Risk Aversion Set to Take Center Stage?

In a highly provocative act, North Korea conducted another missile test Monday afternoon that set gold, stock index futures and currencies on the move. The missile reportedly flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific Ocean off the waters of the northern region of Hokkaido. The last time a projectile from North Korea flew over Japan was 2009. The U.S. and Japan believed that launch to be a test of an ICBM, while North Korea claimed it was simply a rocket carrying a satellite into... Continue Reading