Debt Ceiling

Global Stocks Shake Off North Korea Jitters; Chinese Yuan Slides

Traders are eager to buy the latest dip, as US futures pared yesterday's losses before markets reopen after the Labor Day holiday, as global stocks looked to put any North Korean unpleasantries into the rear view mirror and assume another happy ending:

From Here On... "Things Get Jiggy"

"Forward from here, things get jiggy. The nation faces a pile-up of events as we turn the corner on summer and head into the spook-house of autumn..."

The Week's Key Events: All Eyes On The ECB

With the US markets closed today, market events this week will be dominated by G10 central bank meetings, among which the ECB stands out. In the US, the key economic release this week is ISM non-manufacturing on Wednesday, while several Fed officials are scheduled to speak this week.

Pat Buchanan Exposes What Harvey Really Wrought

On display this week was America at her best. Like 9/11, Hurricane Harvey brought us together. Though the country has appeared united since the storm hit, it is not likely to remain so. Indeed, the sneering and sniping has already begun...