The Pin That Pricks The Bubble

"... the issue of rising borrowing costs spreads through the entire financial ecosystem like a virus. The rise and fall of stock prices have very little to do with the average American and their participation in the domestic economy. Interest rates, however, are an entirely different matter."

  • Jan 22, 2018 10:49 AM
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Uber CEO: "Expect Flying Cars In 10 Years"

Uber's new CEO spoke at a conference in Germany, where he said that he now sees manufacturers producing flying cars for U.S. within 10 years even as he concedes that there is a lot left to do before fully autonomous cars are ubiquitous.

  • Jan 22, 2018 10:28 AM
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Frontrunning: January 22

  • Senator says FBI lost crucial texts tied to Clinton probe (Reuters)
  • Agencies Implement Shutdown Plans (WSJ)
  • Government Shutdown Starts to Bite, Raising Political Stakes (BBG)
  • What the Shutdown Says About Politics in 2018 (WSJ)
  • This Rare Bear Who Called the Crash Warns Housing Is Too Hot Again (BBG)
  • Jan 22, 2018 8:30 AM
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Central Banks: From Coordination To Competition

"Unexpected" disruptions in the global economy in 2018 should be 'expected' as the coordinated stimulus phase ends and the disruptive, messy, Darwinian phase of tightening/ normalizing rates and balance sheets gathers momentum.

  • Jan 22, 2018 8:18 AM
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Global Markets Shrug As US Government Shutdown Enters Day 3

Global stocks and U.S. bond markets on Monday shrugged off day three of the US government shutdown in Washington, although the dollar pulled back as the euro continued its strong start to the year, while U.S. stock index futures were basically unchanged.

  • Jan 22, 2018 7:02 AM
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Why A Hard Brexit Could Be Inevitable

The following infographic shows how Theresa May's demands are incompatible with the current relationship Norway enjoys, along with Iceland and Liechtenstein...

  • Jan 22, 2018 4:15 AM
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Cold War Mentality Belies Fear Of Democratic World Order

"... the US and its NATO subordinates persist in a Cold War mindset in order to fulfill ambitions of unipolar control... putting the world at greater risk of a nuclear catastrophe than at any time during the former Cold War."

  • Jan 22, 2018 2:00 AM
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