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  • Sarah Palin Loses Alaska House Race to Mary Peltola – The Wall Street Journal.

    Sarah Palin Loses Alaska House Race to Mary Peltola https://www.wsj.com/articles/alaska-set-to-announce-winner-in-special-house-race-11661962475 By Lindsay Wise + and Natalie Andrews  ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Democrat Mary Peltola scored an upset victory in a special election for the state’s only U.S. House seat, frustrating the efforts of Republican former Gov. Sarah Palin to mount a political comeback, according to the Associated Press. Ms. […]

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  • Turkey Backs NATO Membership for Sweden, Finland – The Wall Street Journal.

    Turkey Backs NATO Membership for Sweden, Finland https://www.wsj.com/articles/nato-allies-to-focus-on-threats-from-russia-and-beyond-at-summit-11656408633 By Daniel Michaels + and Jared Malsin  MADRID—The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is on a course to admit Finland and Sweden following an agreement with Turkey, a move that would add vast territory and new military abilities in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The two Nordic […]

  • Investors Spot Bargains Among Small-Cap Stocks – The Wall Street Journal.

    Investors Spot Bargains Among Small-Cap Stocks https://www.wsj.com/articles/investors-spot-bargains-among-small-cap-stocks-11654046091 By Karen Langley  Shares of smaller U.S. companies have taken a drubbing in the market selloff. Some investors say they are starting to see a deal. The Russell 2000 benchmark of small-cap stocks has fallen 24% from its November record, beginning its decline almost two months before the […]

  • Gavin Newsom’s Re-Election Windfall

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/gavin-newsoms-re-election-windfall-california-budget-surplus-98-billion-covid-bailout-11652823973?cx_testId=3&cx_testVariant=cx_2&cx_artPos=4&mod=WTRN#cxrecs_s By The Editorial Board California Gov. Gavin Newsom must feel like he won the lottery, and in a political sense, he has. A year ago he and other Democratic Governors were begging for a federal bailout. Last week he announced a $98 billion surplus, which he wants to spend as if, well, there’s an […]

  • Crypto Might Have an Insider Trading Problem

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-might-have-an-insider-trading-problem-11653084398?cx_testId=3&cx_testVariant=cx_2&cx_artPos=1&mod=WTRN#cxrecs_s By Ben Foldyand Caitlin Ostroff Public data suggests that several anonymous crypto investors profited from inside knowledge of when tokens would be listed on exchanges. Over six days last August, one crypto wallet amassed a stake of $360,000 worth of Gnosis coins, a token tied to an effort to build blockchain-based prediction markets. On […]

  • Ukraine Will Fight Until All Russian Forces Expelled, Military Intelligence Chief Says – The Wall Street Journal.

    Ukraine Will Fight Until All Russian Forces Expelled, Military Intelligence Chief Says https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-will-fight-until-all-russian-forces-are-expelled-military-intelligence-chief-says-11653046810 By Yaroslav Trofimov  KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s military intelligence chief said the country would keep fighting until it evicts Russian forces from all of its territories—including Crimea and other areas effectively seized by Moscow in 2014—and called for deliveries of longer-range heavy weapons and […]

  • https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-stocks-markets-dow-update-05-20-2022-11653032201?adobe_mc=TS%3D1653100604%7CMCMID%3D56464393743587281797845242931751083764%7CMCORGID%3DCB68E4BA55144CAA0A4C98A5%40AdobeOrg&ns=prod%2Faccounts-wsj&wsj_native_webview=androidphone By Akane Otani and Anna Hirtenstein A weekslong stock selloff took on new intensity Friday, nearly ending the bull market that began after the start of the pandemic. Stocks rose at the open, then reversed course, falling throughout most of the turbulent session. At one point, the S&P 500 slid so far it was […]

  • A 1955 Mercedes-Benz Just Became the World’s Most Expensive Car Sold at Auction

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-1955-mercedes-benz-just-became-the-worlds-most-expensive-car-sold-at-auction-11653066275?st=1p2woq16unnzble&reflink=share_mobilewebshare By Jennifer Calgas A rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz DMLRY -1.31%▼ vehicle known for its speed, design and engineering is now the most expensive car ever sold at auction. RM Sotheby’s sold a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe for a record 135 million euros, or $142 million, the auction house specializing in cars said Thursday. […]

  • Ukraine Aid Bill Set to Pass Senate With Bipartisan Support – The Wall Street Journal.

    Ukraine Aid Bill Set to Pass Senate With Bipartisan Support https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-aid-bill-set-to-pass-senate-with-bipartisan-support-11652972377 By Lindsay Wise + and Nancy A. Youssef  WASHINGTON—The Senate was poised to pass later Thursday a nearly $40 billion military and economic aid package to help Ukraine repel Russia’s invasion, sending the bill to President Biden’s desk and bringing America’s spending on the effort […]