Frontrunning: February 19

19-02-18 02:29:00,

  • Russian Curler Fails Drug Test, Authorities Explore Sabotage Possibility (WSJ)
  • Here’s Who Is Winning in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (BBG)
  • Russian magnate Deripaska to quit roles at his two biggest firms (Reuters)
  • Iranian Airline Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front Firms (WSJ)
  • One CEO Says Dalio Will Lose on European Bank ‘Big Short’ (BBG)
  • For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve (Reuters)
  • U.S. Oil Exports Go Up a Gear as Supertanker Sets Sail for China (BBG)
  • Family Who Housed Florida Shooter Describes the Days Before the Attack (WSJ)
  • This Short Seller Pressed ‘Tweet.’ Then the FBI Showed Up (BBG)
  • Latvia’s banking sector rocked by U.S. probe, central bank chief’s detention (Reuters)
  • Trump blasts Oprah over 60 Minutes episode (Reuters)
  • Why Was Facebook So Easy to Hijack? (WSJ)
  • Russia Warns U.S. Not to ‘Play With Fire’ in Syria (BBG)
  • The Russian journalist who helped uncover election interference is confounded by the Mueller indictments (WaPo)
  • Sweden Is Getting Worried About Its Cashless Society (BBG)
  • Why the iPhone Is Losing Out to Chinese Devices in Asia (WSJ)
  • U.S. Oil Exports Go Up a Gear as Supertanker Sets Sail for China (BBG)
  • This Trader Quietly Built a Real Estate Empire in Downtown New York (BBG)
  • Private Trades in Spotify Shares to Play Key Role in Debut (WSJ)

Overnight Media Digest


UK millennials, those born since 1981, have seen a deterioration in living standard improvements compared to the previous generation, setting them apart from most other developed nations, according to research from the Resolution Foundation think-tank.

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday will initiate an effort to rebalance post-secondary education away from universities towards vocational study as she announces a long-awaited review of all aspects of tertiary education.

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