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Frontrunning: March 6

  • Geopolitics, Deutsche Bank drag global stocks lower (Reuters)
  • Deutsche Bank Turnaround Plan Gets Mixed Reaction (BBG)
  • Conservative Groups Jeopardize GOP Plan to Repeal Health Law (WSJ)
  • Russian Hackers Seek Hush Money From Liberal U.S. Groups (BBG)
  • Automakers Near a Victory on Rollback of Fuel Standards (NYT)
  • Brought Down by Long Bust, Texas Oilmen Pray for Another Boom (WSJ)

Great Moments In Local Government Tyranny

We focus most of our ire on the federal government because bad policy from Washington is the biggest threat to our nation’s freedom and prosperity. But we also get plenty of bad policy from other levels of government...

Wall Street Analysts React To Trump's "Presidential, Low On Details" Address

In his much anticipated address to Congress that was widely described as "presidential" avoiding attacks on the media and Democrat opponents, even if once again thin on detail, President Donald Trump reaffirmed his pledge on infrastructure, defense spending and tax overhaul, in broad brush strokes. Here is what a selection of Wall Street analysts thought about Trump's speech.

President Trump's Address To Congress: Key Highlights And Full Text

"From now on, America will be empowered by our aspirations, not burdened by our fears –- inspired by the future, not bound by the failures of the past –- and guided by our vision, not blinded by our doubts. I am asking all citizens to embrace this Renewal of the American Spirit. I am asking all members of Congress to join me in dreaming big, and bold and daring things for our country."

When Was America's Peak Wealth?

"...was America at its richest right before or right after Nixon took the country off the gold standard in 1971?"

How Much Must A Family Earn To Live In Each Major US City

The top three most expensive cities to rent in worldwide are American: San Francisco, New York City and Boston. At $1.09 per square foot, Detroit is the cheapest of the American cities included, and is more affordable than Cape Town, Bangkok and Jakarta.

Detroit 'Wins' Award For Most Unhealthy City In The U.S.; Here's Where Your City Ranks

According to a new study from WalletHub, Detroit's crumbling commercial and residential infrastructure isn't the only thing deteriorating rapidly in "America's Comeback City."  The study, which ranks America's 150 largest cities based on overall health, pegged Detroit 'dead' last...here's where the rest of America ended up.