Only the gloomiest of Wall Street’s prognosticators got it right in 2008 and 2009. Since then, their pessimism has been infectious. On almost any investing topic — from emerging markets to U.S. stocks, from commodities to sovereign debt — there are respected experts predicting the worst.
So far, apocalypse hasn’t arrived. The U.S. [...]
The arrest of a Chinese fisherman by the Japan Coast Guard has resparked a longstanding territorial dispute. But what’s in the water these two nations want so badly?
Here are some of paths of the atomic bomb:
America => Russia => China
China => Algeria
China => Pakistan
China => North Korea
Pakistan => Libya
Pakistan => Iran
France => Israel
Israel => South Africa
All paths stem from the United States, directly or indirectly. One began with Russian spies [...]