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Will Chrystia Freeland Finally Ruin Canadian-Russian Relations?

What should Canada’s surviving veterans think about the Liberal government sending Canadian advisors to train Kiev’s armed hooligans? "Against Russian aggression," Freeland would no doubt retort. But even MSM journalists in Canada, not as venal as their American counterparts, have derided such talk as "delusional." The question is will the majority of Canadians fall for Freeland’s dangerous Russophobia?

Frontrunning: March 3

  • Investors Await Yellen Speech for Clues on Fed’s Next Move (WSJ)
  • Russian Ambassador Avid D.C. Networker (WSJ)
  • Pence Used Private Email for Public Business as Indiana Governor (BBG)
  • Hedge Fund Titans Face What Comes Next as They Pass Certain Age (BBG)
  • Japan returns to inflation for first time since 2015 (FT)

Trump Names Lt. Gen. HR McMaster As National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster to be his new national security adviser, again turning to the U.S. military to play a central role on his foreign policy team. Trump also named Keith Kellogg, a retired U.S. Army General, as chief of staff to the National Security Council.

President Trump Announces New Labor Secretary Pick - Live Feed

President Trump just surprised The White House press corps by announcing he will hold a press conference at 1230ET today to announce his labor secretary pick. For now we do not know if he will answer any questions, but given the tweets in th elast 24 hours, he certainly has lots to say...

Is Steve Bannon "The Great Manipulator" Or Is It All Just More "Fake News"

Various mainstream media outlets would like for you to believe there is discord in the White House between President Trump and Steve Bannon.  The question is whether any of it is true or if this is just more "fake news" from a mainstream media intent upon doing anything possible to sow the White House discord they so desperately seek?

As Wall Street Tries To Trade On Trump's Tweets, Problems Emerge

A problem has emerged as Wall Street scrambles to trade on Trump tweets: while HFT strategies can quickly identify that a stock was referenced in a tweet, isolating if the actual message is bullish, bearish or indifferent presents a major challenge.

Dave Collum's 2016 Year In Review - "And Then Things Got Really Weird..."

"Markets don’t have a purpose any more - they just reflect whatever central planners want them to. Why wouldn’t it lead to the biggest collapse? My strategy doesn’t require that I’m right about the likelihood of that scenario. Logic dictates to me that it’s inevitable..."

Comparing Donald Trump To Hitler Is A Slippery Slope

Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was forced to apologize and explain himself for what he said, even if he wasn’t directly comparing Obama to Hitler. Yet when Democrats and opponents of a Trump presidency make the comparisons of the president-elect to Hitler, they don’t need to apologize or explain themselves further.