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OPINION | Calculating nuclear risk based on 3 key factors

To the extent that they may even be estimated, the calculable risks of a U.S. nuclear war with North Korea will depend upon whether such conflict would be intentional, unintentional or accidental. Apart from applying this tripartite distinction, there can be no reason to expect any systematic and purposeful U.S. strategic assessment. Moreover, even when such an indispensable subdivision …

Wall Street Rises on Fed Bets but North Korea Mutes Gains

“There’s not a great incentive to buy big. You’re less than 2 percent off the high for the S&P heading into a weekend where uncertainty with North Korea still lingers,” said Lerner. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 14.31 points, or 0.07 percent, to 21,858.32, the S&P 500 gained 3.11 points, or 0.13 percent, to …