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Futures Surge As Johnson, Daines Greenlight Tax Bill

Futures are surging after Steve Daines and Ron Johnson both said they would support the Republican bill following a plan to raise the pass-through deduction, effectively greenlighting the Senate tax bill. 

De-FANGed: Five Ways The Disrupters Could Be Disrupted

Left to their own devices, there seems to be no stopping them. The thing is, there’s something that governments value above all else: control. Perhaps the real question is just how close to the deep state (s) are some of these companies already?

FANG Futures Launch

"There is nothing wrong with observing that the new era tech stocks are stupidly overbought, and that the risks are to the downside in the coming months. You can be bearish on FANG without thinking all stocks are going to zero."

Visualizing How Billionaire Investors Hedge Against Geopolitical Black Swans

"The world is approaching a major inflection point and the intense amount of global angst we’re experiencing now stems from deep, structural forces that have been building over decades... we are experiencing the perfect storm of '-isms': nationalism, nativism, protectionism, and isolationism."

'Value Investing' Deadpool

"'Avoid the Old Economy and invest in the New and forget about price', proclaim the pundits. And in truth, that has been the way to invest over the last eighteen months.. the process is self-perpetuating until the pyramid eventually collapses under its own excess... I have great faith though that, 'this, too, will pass'..."

North Korea Seen Moving ICBM Into Position For Possible Launch: Report

Confirming overnight intel reports, on Monday South Korea's Asia Business Daily reported that North Korea has quietly started moving (during the night-time) an ICBM-class missile following Sunday's nuclear test, in preparation for a possible launch over the next five days.

Venezuelans Face 25 Years In Prison For "Hate Or Intolerance"

In a harbinger of what - for various reasons - may be coming to the US, Venezuela's brand new "all-powerful" constituent assembly is set to pass a bill that will jail anyone who expresses "hate or intolerance" for up to 25 years, a measure which the local opposition - and everyone else - is certain will be used by Maduro's regime to silence and punish all dissent.