Here Is What Is In The Republicans' Final Tax Bill

While the formal language of the final Republican tax bill has not been released, the following are the known provisions on which House of Representatives and Senate tax writers have agreed.

What To Expect From The ECB

The European Central Bank (ECB) will issue its latest monetary policy decision on Thursday, unanimous expectations look for the Bank to stand pat and leave its three major interest rates unchanged (deposit facility rate -0.40%, main refinancing rate 0.00% marginal lending rate 0.25%).

Disney Agrees To Buy 21st Century Fox Assets For $52.4 Billion

After weeks of mounting speculation - and a rumored competing bids by rivals Comcast Corp. and Verizon that never materialized - Disney and 21st Century Fox announced early Thursday that the former would acquire most of the latter's entertainment assets in a deal worth $52.4 billion

BoE Preview: "Should Be A Non-Event"

As DB's Jim Reid writes, the BoE meeting due in minutes, should be a non event as recent inflation prints and macro data were broadly in line with consensus. Notably, any discussion on what the Brexit breakthrough on Friday might mean for policy could be the most interesting feature.

"Loonie Longs Are Set For A Painful Dose Of Reality": Trader

"After seven weeks of consolidation, the Canadian dollar is due for another major leg of weakness.  FX traders aren’t paying attention to what’s happening to Canadian oil markets but they’ll be forced to wake up soon enough."

Mapping World War In Syria & Iraq

For some time now Syria and Iraq have been a place where interests of many players are clashing. The region is being devastated by civil war or a war by proxy, fought by a number of participants, where the borderline between friend and foe is sharp or vague as the case may be...