Frontrunning: December 11

  • Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures ease off after 22 percent surge (Reuters)
  • Bitcoin Futures Debut With 26% Rally, Trigger Cboe Trading Halts (BBG)
  • Powell faces early test of policy view as tax cuts near approval (Reuters)
  • Small Investors Face Higher Taxes Under Senate Proposal (WSJ)
  • US, Japan and South Korea host joint missile tracking drills (DW)

Frontrunning: December 7

  • Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising (Reuters)
  • Arabs, Europe, U.N. reject Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital (Reuters)
  • Trump Jr. Refuses to Discuss Father-Son Talk With Investigators (WSJ)
  • L.A. Fires Halt Filming, Menace Crops, Send Edison Plunging  (BBG)
  • North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm (Reuters)

Frontrunning: December 1

  • Tillerson, Cohn Could Leave White House in Wave of Senior Departures (WSJ)
  • Senate grapples with tax cut plan's impact on deficit (Reuters)
  • Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now (BBG)
  • Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years (Reuters)
  • Tax Debate Plays Out in TV Ads Targeting Key States Across U.S. (BBG)

Futures Jump, Global Stocks Rebound From Longest Losing Streak Of The Year

After five consecutive daily losses on the MSCI world stock index and seven straight falls in Europe, there was finally a bounce, as investors returned to global equity markets in an optimistic mood on Thursday, sending US futures higher after several days of losses as global stocks rebounded following a Chinese commodity-driven rout. 

Is Roku's Run Over?

Having soared 160% from last Wednesday's close, making a billionaire of the CEO, Roku is down 6% this morning, testing $40; as perhaps, just perhaps, the short squeeze won't echo Volkswagen...

Frontrunning: November 3

  • House GOP Readies for Tax-Bill Battle (WSJ)
  • GOP’s United Front on Tax Cuts Masks Divisions (BBG)
  • Republican tax plan a blow to Democratic states, officials say (Reuters)
  • As Trump Embarks on Asia Tour, North Korea Looms Large (WSJ)
  • Apple Store Lines Return as iPhone X Debuts (WSJ)