Headlines Discussed at LNWM’s Monday Morning Briefing:
- The Federal Reserve will continue to pare back its monetary stimulus, indicated Chairwoman Janet Yellen, despite the sharp downward revision in the U.S. economy’s growth rate.
- Ukraine mobilized on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after Russian President Vladimir Putin moved troops into the Crimea in what is Moscow’s biggest confrontation with the West since the Cold War.
- Rome appears to be only days from insolvency after its Parliament rejected a bill for new funding.
- More than $390 million in Bitcoins may have been stolen from the electronic currency’s largest exchange.
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