A court in Germany has ruled that the recent deportation to Tunisia of a failed asylum seeker - an Islamist suspected of being a bodyguard for the former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden - was unlawful and that, at taxpayer expense, he must be immediately returned to Germany.
U.S. futures are fractionally higher, following European shares in the green as Asian equities retreated ahead of today's historic Trump-Putin summit and the first big week of earnings for US corporations.
"...the formation of moral values in society doesn’t come from the evolution of the consensus. No, it is the most intolerant person who imposes virtue on others precisely because of that intolerance. "
Where previously the threat of renewed trade war between the US and the world would have been sufficient to pummel global markets, today stocks are approaching life with a "glass half full" approach, and global stocks and US futures are green across the board.
It's another "glass is half full" moment for global markets as Asian and European markets and S&P futures, are heading into the new week solidly in the green on renewed hopes a deal can be reached between the U.S. and China to avoid a full-blown trade war. The optimism won't last.