Every North Korean seems to have been mobilized for an all-out push to mark their country's arrival as a "strong and powerful nation" in 2012, which marks the 100th anniversary of Kim Il Sung's birth, Kim Jong Il's seventieth birthday, and the thirtieth birthday of Kim Jong Il's third son and reported successor, Kim Jong-Eun. . . .
Treasury two-year notes fell the most since August as the U.S. economy lost the fewest jobs last month since the recession began and a Federal Reserve report said economic conditions had improved “modestly.” . . .