Counterparties

"Clear As Mud" Brexit Negotiations Officially Begin: Here's What To Expect

Today Britain and the EU officially begin the first day of formal Brexit negotiations, "aiming for a constructive, orderly launch that avoids a noisy clash on the big policy differences over Britain’s exit", according to the FT although the sellside reaction was decidedly less optimistic, as summarized by SocGen's Kit Juckes who in previewing today's events said that he expects "nothing because the UK position is as clear as mud.'

Putin Hints JFK Was Murdered By The "Deep State" Which Is Now After Trump And Russia

"There is a theory that Kennedy's assassination was arranged by the United States intelligence services. So if this theory is correct then what could be easier in this day and age than using all the technical means at the disposal of the intelligence services and using those means to organize some attacks, and then pointing the finger at Russia."

Gary Cohn Backs Reinstating Glass-Steagal, Breaking Up Big Banks

The former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive who is the top White House economic adviser told lawmakers he could support legislation breaking up the largest U.S. banks, according to people familiar with the matter, a development that bolsters congressional efforts to reinstate the Depression-era Glass-Steagall law.