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Hurricane Irma Could Destroy Oil Demand

"The two storms’ impacts on the oil market could be drastically different... Irma’s effects on the energy sector would be felt pretty much only on the demand side of the equation. Florida has little to no supply-side infrastructure – negligible levels of oil production and refining capacity. "

Frontrunning: September 6

  • Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Caribbean (Reuters)
  • Social and Economic Polarization in U.S. Worsens, Poll Finds (WSJ)
  • Trump Risks GOP Civil War Pushing Congress for ‘Dreamer’ Bill (BBG)
  • Michael R. Bloomberg: Trump’s DACA Failure Is Congress’s Opportunity (BBG)
  • Array of Threats Stir Up Markets (WSJ)

Miami Mayor: "Expect Evacuation Order On Wednesday Or Thursday"

Miami-Dade's mayor expects to order Miami Beach and much of the coastal areas of Miami and southern Dade to evacuate as early as Wednesday evening ahead of Hurricane Irma. "That order is probably coming late Wednesday or early Thursday," Mayor Carlos Gimenez said on Tuesday.

Frontrunning: September 5

  • North Korea Plans New Missile Test as U.S. Calls for Action (WSJ)
  • U.S. crude rises, gasoline falls as refineries restart (Reuters)
  • Putin says tougher sanctions senseless (Reuters)
  • Trump Confronts Accelerating Russia Probes on Multiple Fronts (BBG)
  • Trump poised to rescind Dreamer program, pressure Congress to fix (Reuters)