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Frontrunning: July 20

  • Futures flat as investors await earnings deluge (Reuters)
  • Investors Brace for Clues on ECB’s Tapering Plans (WSJ)
  • When Will the ECB Pull Its Trillions From the Markets? (BBG)
  • Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Hired Sessions (NYT)
  • Trump Urges GOP to Seek Agreement on Health Measure (WSJ)

New Book Reveals Inside Details Of Hostile Clinton Campaign: "We Got An Ass-Chewing"

"It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat can begin with anything other than the core problem of Hillary's campaign--the candidate herself."

Carlos Slim Launching US TV Channel "By Mexicans, For Mexicans"

With just two days left to go until Trump's inauguration, one of the President-elect's biggest opponents during the presidential campaign, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, said he is launching a a TV channel in the United State, Nuestra Vision, which "is focused on Mexicans, made by Mexicans and transmitted from Mexico."

Mainstream Media Meltdown: 'Journalists' Seek 'Safe Space' To Discuss "How To Cover Trump"

After the president-elect's first press conference since the election this week, it appears the mainstream media is in need of a 'safe space'. As The Hill reports, so-called journalists from the Huffington Post, Slate, CNN, and Univision will gather days before Donald Trump’s inauguration to publicly discuss "how the news media can and should proceed to cover" the president-elect.

Frontrunning: December 29

  • Russia's Putin says Syrian government, opposition sign ceasefire deal (Reuters)
  • Snap’s IPO Pitch to Tout Service as ‘the Next Facebook’ (WSJ)
  • What History Has to Say About the Economy Trump Will Inherit (BBG) - zero mentions of the word "debt"
  • Trump tax reforms could depend on little-known 'scoring' panel (Reuters)
  • Debbie Reynolds Dies a Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher (BBG)
  • U.S. appeals court rejects SEC's use of administrative law judges (Reuters)

Huffington Post Owner AOL Lays Off 5% Of Staff: 500 Workers Lose Their Jobs

The media bloodbath continued this morning, with another 500 workers, or 5% of the total staff, set to be let go by AOL. In a memo to staffers, CEO Tim Armstrong said that “based on our strategy and the changes we see in the industry, we are reshaping parts of the company today... The company ... will be aligned to drive a talent and operations plan in line with profitability."

Here's What Happened When A Hillary-Supporting MIT Professor Decided To Analyze Her Emails...

"A few hours after we released the [study] I received a message from a friend telling me that what I had done was “a huge mistake” and that I should have waited to post this until “later in the year.” ...and as the story peaked on Reddit, a moderator single-handedly removed it in an authoritarian move, and justified this unilateral silencing of the post by adding a rule banning “sites that serve a political agenda or that otherwise induce drama.” Of course, the rule was added AFTER the post was removed."

Gawker Settles With Hulk Hogan For $31 Million

With Gawker no longer operational, and both Peter Thiel and Hulk Hogan having proven their point, former Gawker CEO Nick Denton said in a blog post that the media company is settling its case with Hulk Hogan. Denton did not disclose the terms of the settlement, however court documents revealed the case was settled for $31 million plus a portion of the website's sale proceeds.