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Rupert Murdoch Offered To Buy CNN: Report

With the Murdoch family's push to buy out Sky News stalled in the UK as members of parliament raise concerns about his fitness for ownership given the myriad sexually harassment and abuse scandals at Fox News, it appears the Australian-born octogenarian TV mogul may be setting his sights on a new prize...

What Risk: Deutsche Bank Ramps Up Loans Business In Desperate Scramble For Profit

Our sense is that Cryan is under so much pressure to deliver revenue growth, his strategy is to close his eyes, hope for the best and go for it. After all, this was the man who last month said "We are now seeing signs of bubbles in more and more parts of the capital market where we wouldn't have expected to see them".

Frontrunning: November 2

  • What We Know About the GOP Tax Bill Ahead of Today’s Rollout (BBG)
  • How the GOP Tax Plan Would Affect Trump, Clinton Voters Differently (WSJ)
  • Powell for Federal Reserve chair could support stocks bull market (Reuters)
  • The New Fed Chair Will Watch an Economy Fraught With Risks (BBG)
  • Trump calls for death penalty for Uzbek man (Reuters)

Frontrunning: November 1

  • NYC truck attack: Investigators scour driver’s background (AP)
  • Release of House tax bill delayed until Thursday (Reuters)
  • U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection (Reuters)
  • GOP Braces for ‘All Hell’ to Break Loose Over Tax Bill (BBG)
  • Former Trump adviser’s guilty plea could rattle White House (AP)

S&P Futures Slide After Chinese Stock And Bond Rout; Spain Rebounds, Dollar Drops

U.S. futures slid 0.2% as investors awaited a barrage of announcements including Wednesday's Fed decision, Friday's jobs report and, most importantly Trump's imminent announcement of who the next Fed chairman will be, although after the latest trial balloons, Jay Powell is now largely priced in, even as they kept a weary eye on the biggest Chinese stock and bond rout in months.