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Preet Bharara Joins NYU School Of Law

Just ten days after the US Attorney for New York, Preet Bharara was fired by Donald Trump, prompting speculation if he was working on a probe of Trump himself when he was terminated and further speculation which employer would imminently retain Bharara's services, moments ago the former attorney gave the answer: he is joining the NYU School of Law.

Global Stocks, US Futures Slide Spooked By G20 Protectionist Shift; Dollar Drops For 4th Day

Global markets start the week mixed with Asian stocks rising (Japan was closed for holiday), European stocks sliding, weighed down by declines in oil-and-gas shares and banks, and S&P500 futures also down. The dollar fell to a six-week low, falling four days in a row for the first time since early November as G20 leaders scrap a long-standing commitment to reject all forms of trade protectionism.

Frontrunning: March 17

  • Oil Set for First Weekly Gain This Month (BBG)
  • Trump’s Budget Likely to See Major Rewrite in Congress (WSJ)
  • Trump, Germany's Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House (Reuters)
  • Tillerson Doesn’t Rule Out Preemptive Strike on North Korea (BBG)
  • Trump May Not Want Immigrants, but Rust Belt Mayors Do (BBG)

Comet Pizza Gunman To Plead Guilty In Plea Deal With U.S. Attorney

Edgar Welch, the man who stormed the Comet Ping Pong pizza restaurant back in December with a .38-caliber Colt revolver and an AR-15 in search of an alleged pedophilia ring, thought by a group of online conspiracy theorists to be tied to various members of Hillary's inner circle, has agreed to enter into a plea bargain deal with the U.S. Attorney's office.

Nervous Retailers Launch Ad Slamming Border Adjustment Tax

How do you know America's retailers are nervous? They make an ad. And while usually it is meant pitch a certain product or service, in this case the object of the ad is something every retailer across the US hates with a passion: the Border-Adjustment Tax

Google Nation - Visualizing The World's Most Valuable Brands

The world’s most valuable brand is owned by a company that you likely interact with every day. In fact, you may have even gotten to this web page using it. That brand is Google – and it dominates the internet with a 64% market share in search, while generating 41% of all digital advertising revenue globally...

The Great Unraveling

Of this we can be certain: When the major dominoes begin to fall, there will be little or no warning, and there will not be sufficient time to begin formulating an exit strategy.