Watch Live: Jeff Sessions Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

The hearing was scheduled as a routine oversight hearing. But given the recent leaks from the Mueller probe and the release of Carter Page's redacted testimony - which both Page and the committee agreed to release to the public - Sessions has been warned to expect a barrage of questions about the Trump camp's ties to Russia or Russian-linked entities...

Ominous Russophobia In America

"It infests America like a malignant tumor, exceeding the worst of the post-WW I 'Red Scare' and its repeat following WW II."

Crypto Mania - Why "It Is Currently Rational To Be Irrational"

"It’s easy to believe cryptocurrencies have no inherent value. Or that governments will crush them. It’s also becoming fashionable to believe the opposite: that they will disrupt banks, governments, and Silicon Valley giants once and for all. Neither extreme is true. The reality is nuanced and important.."

Frontrunning: October 11

  • Republicans to Trump and Corker: Please just stop (Politico)
  • Trump Wants to Weaken Nafta’s Influence, Power (WSJ)
  • Spain Warns Catalonia With Threat of Direct Control From Madrid (BBG)
  • U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea (Reuters)
  • U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula (Reuters)

S&P Futures Flat, Spain Rebounds, Nikkei Closes At 21 Year High

S&P500 futures point to a slightly lower open, as Asian stocks rise to trade near decade highs, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 closing at highest since 1996. European stocks are little changed, with Spanish shares gaining after Catalan President rows back from an immediate declaration of independence. MSCI's all-world stocks index briefly hit a fresh record high.

Steve Cohen Loses His Top Trader

Steven Cohen's veteran top trader is leaving, just months before the formerly-barred hedge fund manager is expected to resume managing outside investor money.