The Curse Of 'The Thinking Class'

The main question from those to the left-of-center seems to be: who is responsible for all the unrest in this land. Their answer since halfway back in 2016: the Russians.

Solid 2-Year Auction: Highest Indirects Since February 2016

After last month's stellar 2 Year auction, today's issuance of $26 billion in 2 year paper was a bit of a let down, printing at a yield of 1.261%, or a 0.1 bp tail to the 1.260% When Issued. However, the internals were decidedly better with the highest Indirect bid going back to February 2016.

"Traders Have Lost Confidence In Their Ability To Trade"

"Watching things trade on Friday afternoon baldly made the point that traders have lost confidence in their ability to interpret what’s plainly market-moving news. Far from hoping to be the first to trade, they need someone else to commit and help create the narrative."

Bill Gross Awarded $81 Million In PIMCO Lawsuit Settlement

Bill Gross and his former employer PIMCO announced that they have reached an amicable settlement of the breach-of-contract lawsuit filed by Mr. Gross in October 2015, under which Gross would reportedly be awarded $81 million.

Democrats Delay Gorsuch Supreme Court Panel Vote For One Week

While Democrats debate whether or not to filibuster the Neil Gorsuch nomination for Supreme Court, moments ago they delayed for one week an initial committee vote on Gorsuch. Senator Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the committee, said Democrats had requested that the committee's vote on Gorsuch be punted to next week.