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How We Got Here In One Sentence

In every annual budget debate since the 1980s, one side figures out that the way to get what it wants – which is higher spending – is to frame the request in a particular, ingenious way: We have to borrow and spend way more now if we want to borrow and spend way less later.

Key Events In The Coming US

The main focus this week will be on President Trump's speech to Congress and Chair Yellen's speech which is the last before the blackout period. US durable goods, ISM, the BoC rate decision, EZ CPI, UK PMIs and a busy calendar in Australia & Scandinavia also coming up.

A Two-State Solution... For The West?

There's a cold war raging. No, not the one between the US and Russia. That’s old news. We're talking about the new cold war: the one for the soul of the West.

Baffled WaPo Still Arguing That Only Dumb, White Men 'Approve' Of Trump

The Washington Post, still supremely perplexed by how President Trump managed to win the White House, is apparently even more confused now as to why his approval ratings stubbornly refuse to drop into the teens...but they have a "shocking" theory they would like to share with you..

Exposing The 9 Fakest Fake-News Checkers

"Trust us," they say. "We’ll help you navigate Facebook and filter out the fake news stories,” they promise. But just who are these self-appointed gatekeepers who claim to be the ultimate arbiters of what is or is not “fake news”?

The Coming Bear Market

The bears are dead. Long live the bears. And that, in a nutshell, describes every bubble and emerging bear market there ever was...