Frontrunning: February 21

  • Investors Await Fed Minutes for Clues on Rate Rises (WSJ)
  • Democrats Counter GOP Tax-Cut Pitch by Warning of Long-Term Pain (BBG)
  • Trump Jr: ‘Nonsense’ That Family Is Profiting From Presidency (BBG)
  • America’s Emerging Petro Economy Flips the Impact of Oil (WSJ)
  • GM eyes 10-year $2.8 billion investment in South Korea (Reuters)
  • Feb 21, 2018 8:20 AM
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Bill Blain: "Is This Really The Last Chance To Sell?"

As the 10-yr Treasury continues to flirt with a 3% yield, the 2 yr trades up to 2.25%, and stock markets remain as wobbly as a jelly that’s been injected with extra-wobbly super wobbly-gel, one has to wonder if he’s right?

  • Feb 21, 2018 7:37 AM
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Merkel Is Forming A Coalition With The Wrong Party

"That is the kind of formless, opinion-allergic government the German people are sick of. They had that for the past four years and all it got them was more subservience to both Brussels and Washington D.C."

  • Feb 21, 2018 5:00 AM
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History Lessons From Years Under Islamism

"In Iran, my generation, the first after Islamism came to power, is called the Burnt Generation... Our generation earned this name for having to endure the brutality of the Islamist and theocratic regime from the time we were born, to adulthood. "

  • Feb 21, 2018 2:00 AM
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Conservatives Furious After Twitter Purges Thousands Of Accounts

Dozens of prominent conservative pundits and activists were furious at Twitter on Wednesday, claiming that thousands of their followers had been deleted overnight. Other users said they received messages from Twitter asking them to confirm they were real people.

  • Feb 21, 2018 12:33 AM
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