Hunger Hoaxes Hinder Food-Stamp Reform

"Twitter activists created a #HandsOffSNAP hashtag to seek to block any efforts at reform... but, while politicians portray food stamps as a nutrition program, they are actually a blank check to buy more calories..."

  • May 20, 2018 11:46 AM

"Day Of Reckoning" Nears As Goldman Projects A Record $650BN In Stock Buybacks

The Goldman Sachs Corporate Trading Desk recently completed the two most active weeks in its history and the desk’s executions have increased by almost 80% YTD vs. 2017. And, according to Goldman's David Kostin, that is just the beginning as corporate buybacks are set to hit a record $650 billion in 2018...

  • Feb 25, 2018 8:11 PM

Frontrunning: February 14

  • Stocks Gain, Treasuries Steady Before Key Inflation Data (BBG)
  • AT&T Targets DOJ Antitrust Chief in Time Warner Fight (WSJ)
  • German SPD leader invokes Europe to sell coalition deal with Merkel (Reuters)
  • Why Today Could Be Huge for the VIX (BBG)
  • South African police raid Gupta home, ANC to sack Zuma via parliament (Reuters)
  • Feb 14, 2018 7:53 AM

Frontrunning: February 13

  • GOP’s Silence on Deficits Under Trump Marks Turnabout (BBG)
  • Investors start looking abroad (Reuters)
  • Cold War Rivals Risk Direct Conflict in Syria (BBG)
  • Ex-Prosecutors Take Frustrations With Trump to the Campaign Trail (WSJ)
  • Amazon’s Latest Ambition: To Be a Major Hospital Supplier (WSJ)
  • Feb 13, 2018 8:31 AM