Insider Trading

Frontrunning: October 20

  • Trump’s Tax Plan Takes a Big Step Forward, But What Comes Next Won’t Be Easy (BBG)
  • Low pay, no bonus: U.S. retailers struggle with hiring (Reuters)
  • Donald Trump Jr. Becomes a Rainmaker on the Republican Speaking Circuit (BBG)
  • In Kuroda's face - researchers find ways to predict central bank changes (Reuters)
  • One Month After Maria, a Crisis Still Rages in Rural Puerto Rico (BBG)

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.

The 'Real' Peak Complacency

"Stocks are at record highs while volatility is at a record low. Which is another way of saying that investors aren’t as worried as they probably should be about the coming year... But there’s another area of Peak Complacency that is neither natural nor benign. And that’s cyberspace... "

Senator Bob Corker Retiring In 2018

Republican Senator Bob Corker on Tuesday announced he will not run for reelection next year, and will retire at the end of 2018 .

Frontrunning: September 19

  • Markets Brace for Fed’s Big Move: The End of Easy Money (WSJ)
  • Senate GOP Has 12 Days to Repeal Obamacare and No Room for Error (BBG)
  • Senate GOP Considers a Trillion-Dollar-Plus Tax Cut for Budget (WSJ)
  • In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran (Reuters)
  • Trump to Push Nationalist Policy in First U.N. Address (WSJ)

Frontrunning: September 15

  • Dollar leaps versus yen, pound at highest since Brexit result (Reuters)
  • Several hurt in 'terrorist' incident in London (Reuters)
  • North Korea Puts Guam in Range With New Missile Launch Over Japan (BBG)
  • U.N. Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over Japan (Reuters)