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Frontrunning: January 23

  • Dollar slips, shares wobbly as Trump reality sets in (Reuters)
  • Some Republicans Wary of Repealing ACA Without Replacement Plan (WSJ)
  • First days of Trump era signal America's deepening political divide (Reuters)
  • Donald Trump Embarks on His First Week With a Heavy Slate (WSJ)
  • Equatorial Guinea has applied to join OPEC: OPEC source (Reuters)

Germany's Anti-Establishment AfD To Discipline Leader For Controversial Holocaust Memorial Speech

Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party said it would discipline one of its leaders for remarks he made criticizing Berlin's Holocaust Memorial, the party's co-leader said on Monday. The backlash was triggered by a speech by Bjoern Hoecke, AfD head in eastern Thuringia state, who said last week that "Germans are the only people in the world who plant a monument of shame in the heart of the capital."

Futures, Dollar Slide; European Stocks At 3-Week Lows As "Trump Reality Sets In"

While US stocks closed near session, and all time highs on Friday, the first green close on inauguration day in over 50 years, Monday has seen a modest case of buyer's remorse, with European stocks sliding, Asian shares mixed and U.S. futures lower as the dollar weakened for the 3rd consecutive day to a six-week low, dropping as much as 1% against the Yen, as anxious investors awaited more details of Donald Trump’s policies.

How To Predict The Behavior Of Globalists

The globalists believe that even if some of us do manage to decipher their activities and methods, we will have no means to do anything about them. They see themselves as the “history makers”, as the men who act. One weakness of the globalists that will sabotage them is their own hubris. They see people as pawns – but what happens when a piece walks off the chess board completely and acts in an unpredictable way? It is this potential alone that will destroy the globalists in the end.

Trump May "Stop Enforcing Obamacare's Individual Mandate"

Speaking on ABC's "This Week" program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said Donald Trump "may stop enforcing the individual mandate." The announcement takes place two days after Trump signed an executive order seeking to "to ease the burden of Obamacare as we transition from repeal and replace."

US In "Beginning Stages" Of Talks On Jerusalem Embassy Move White House Says

The White House said on Sunday that it is only in the early stages of talks to fulfill President Donald Trump's pledge to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an action that would likely spark anger in the Arab world. "We are at the very beginning stages of even discussing this subject," Sean Spicer said today in a statement.

Why A Bitcoin ETF May Not Be Coming Any Time Soon

When it comes to the future of bitcoin, the "holy grail" has emerged as becoming the first to have a bitcoin ETF approved by the SEC. Unfortunately for the bitcoin faithful, one may not be coming any time soon.

500,000 Women Swamp Washington For Anti-Trump Protest March - Live Feed

Hundreds of thousands crowds of women, many wearing bright pink knit hats and carrying Starbucks lattes, swamped into downtown Washington, arriving by bus, train and car on Saturday for a march in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump one day after the Republican took office.