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Frontrunning: February 14

  • Yellen to Face Questions on Trump’s Impact on Economy (WSJ)
  • Fed has limited view on Trump economic policies as Yellen heads to Congress (Reuters)
  • Oil rises as OPEC-led output cuts trim oversupply (Reuters)
  • Mnuchin’s G-20 Debut Clouded by Currency Chatter (BBG)
  • Israel’s Netanyahu Prepares for High-Stakes Talks With Trump (WSJ)
  • Peugeot Owner in Talks to Buy GM’s European Business (BBG)

Mike Flynn Resigns As National Security Advisor

As many had expected, multiple sources have now confirmed that former General Mike Flynn has resigned from his role as President Trump's national security advisor. The White House has confirmed that Lt. General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr. has been appointed Acting National Security Advisor.

Stockman: "What's Going On Today Is Complete Insanity"

"What's going on today is complete insanity," said David Stockman. "The market is apparently pricing in a huge Trump stimulus. But if you just look at the real world out there, the only thing that's going to happen is a fiscal bloodbath and a White House train wreck like never before in U.S. history."

"What The F**k Is Wrong With You America" - Moby Claims Trump Dossier 100% Real, War With Iran Looms

After last night's "Agent Orange" debacle at The Grammy's, it appears the music-erati are jealous of their Hollywood peers and ratched amplifier on hysteria up to '11' today. Having asked America "what the fuck is wrong with you" shortly after electing President Trump, veteran electronic music star Moby shared a Facebook post where he claims his "D.C. friends" confirmed the Trump dossier is "100% real"

Trump To Unveil "Passive-Aggressive" Currency War With China

Call it passive-aggressive currency war: the White House is exploring a ways to discourage China from devaluing its currency, without explicitly branding China a currency manipulator - the move move is the latest indication the Trump administration is softening its stance on China.

Trump Assures Trudeau On Trade, Defends Immigration Policies

Among the press conference highlights between President Trump and PM Trudeau,  the two leaders agreed on the need for greater infrastructure investment, a joint council to benefit women entrepreneurs in North America, a fight against drugs crossing the border, as well as a focus on the US immigration policy.