"There are some really unexpected things happening with the Trump administration and there are no doubt a lot more people paying attention to Twitter at 2am in the night... We are operating in a very different environment where markets are reacting and adapting to changes that have not been seen for a good decade or more."
"Mr. Assange welcomes the announcement that Ms. Manning's sentence will be reduced and she will be released in May, but this is well short of what he sought. Mr. Assange had called for Chelsea Manning to receive clemency and be released immediately."
"I want to be loud and clear: populism scares me... policy makers need to 'man-up' and pay for the social cohesion that we need to keep our societies advancing... it probably means more redistribution than we have in place at the moment and accept that this may be a higher tax burden on people..."
A protester set himself on fire outside Trump International Hotel in Washington DC on Tuesday in what appears to be a failed attempt at self-immolation, NBC4DC reported. The unidentified man called Trump a "dictator" and said the act was in protest of Trump's upcoming inauguration.
Gold has risen every day except one so far in 2017, building on the 8.1 percent gain in 2016. Fears of "calamitous self-harm" and contagion in the EU from BREXIT and Trump dollar comments pushing gold higher ahead of "I Day" - Inauguration day ...
“As far as other people not going, that’s OK, because we need seats so badly,” Trump said during a Fox News interview scheduled to air Wednesday. “No, what happens to their tickets? I hope they’re gonna give us their tickets. I hope they give me their tickets.”