Frontrunning: June 11

  • U.S.-Canada Trade Feud Escalates After Fraught G-7 Summit (WSJ)
  • Stocks, euro climb as calm in Italy overshadows chaotic G7 (Reuters)
  • Singapore Summit: U.S., North Korea Huddle in Last-Minute Talks (WSJ)
  • Art of the Foreign-Policy Deal: Trump’s Tactics (WSJ)
  • Jun 11, 2018 8:38 AM
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Frontrunning: June 8

  • Trump vows to 'straighten out' G7 trade ahead of tense meeting (Reuters)
  • With Kim, Trump trusts his gut over note cards (Reuters)
  • First Argentina, Then Turkey, Brazil. Now South Africa Reels (BBG)
  • These Are the Dealmakers Behind Trump and Kim (BBG)
  • Jun 8, 2018 8:40 AM
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"Glass Half Full" Markets Jump, Ignoring Renewed Global Trade War

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.

  • Jun 4, 2018 7:14 AM
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May You Live In Stupid, Corrupt, And Yet Fascinating Times...

"It remains amusing how mainstream journalists continue to blame the public for not believing them, rather than admitting they themselves created this environment of deep distrust by acting as salespeople for the status quo versus challenging the powerful like they’re supposed to."

  • May 30, 2018 10:20 PM
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This Is The New Italy

"Years of neoliberal economic policies imposed by Brussels and by Italian politicians alike have devastated numerous industrial towns and the very fabric of Italian society..."

  • May 30, 2018 3:45 PM
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