NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 04: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 4, 2018 in New York City. With bond prices dropping interest rates have been surging resulting in the Dow Jones Industrials Average falling over 200 points at the close. (Photo …

Dow Plunges 831 Points, Tech Stocks Battered

Wednesday’s stock sell-off was broad and deep, with many tech stocks bearing the brunt of investor concerns over interest rates and Chinese espionage.

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Japan to Pass China as America’s Biggest Creditor

Americans are routinely told not to worry about how much of our titanic national debt is held by foreigners, but those who do keep track of such things may be relieved to know that our current number-one creditor, our totalitarian geopolitical adversary China, has been surpassed by our considerably less hostile ally Japan. Each of those nations holds a little over 10 percent of America’s debt.