New York City

Russia-Gate Flops As Democrats' Golden-Ticket

The national Democrats saw Russia-gate and the drive to impeach President Trump as their golden ticket back to power, but so far the ticket seems to be made of fool’s gold...

After Shocking Saudi Shakeup "Not A Question Of If But When New Escalation With Iran Starts"

"With Mohamed bin Salman now having greater control of Saudi Arabia and with Jared Kushner having a large control of the White House it is not really a question of if but rather of when a new escalation with Iran starts."

In Warning To Wall Street, Jefferies Fixed Income Revenue Tumbles 33%

Jefferies second quarter earnings were a warning for the rest of Wall Street: with fixed income revenues tumbling 33% in Q2 due to "lower volumes and lower volatility", suggesting that alongside the collapse of the yield curve, the coming quarter could be rather brutal for US banks.

These Are New York City's Top-Selling Condo Buildings

A ranking of New York City's top-selling apartment buildings from Property Shark found that the city's leading hotspot is Central Park, with six of the 10 best-selling buildings clustered around the landmark.

Key Events In The Coming Quiet Week: Brexit, Housing And Lots Of Fed Speakers

In an otherwise relatively quiet week in which the only upcoming US data is housing, current account and jobless claims, UK politics will again draw attention, one year (on Friday) after the Brexit referendum and as noted earlier, Brexit negotiations begin on Monday, despite lingering political uncertainty in the UK. Also no less than 9 FOMC members are scheduled to speak this week.

What Trump Told Yellen In The Oval Office (Next To Gary Cohn)

Weeks after his inauguration, President Trump held court with Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen in the Oval Office. Seated behind the office’s Resolute desk, he told her she was doing a good job, the WSJ reports, and adds that  "the president told Ms. Yellen he considered her, like himself, a “low-interest-rate” person."

The Collapse Of Penn Station: Another Failure Of Government "Enterprise"

"They are betting that voters and taxpayers forget. They are hoping they forget that Amtrak is just one in an endless list of government enterprises that failed but only survives thanks to endless taxpayer geld. They hope the taxpayers and citizens of the United States will forget the promises of Amtrak..."