Frontrunning: June 15

  • Trump Hits China With Tariffs, Vows More If It Strikes Back (BBG)
  • Trump announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese technology (Reuters)
  • Merkel's government frays as migrant row festers in Germany (Reuters)
  • Trump Insiders Seek Pardon for ‘Junk Bond King’ Michael Milken (BBG)
  • Jun 15, 2018 8:55 AM

Thousands More Stores Are Now On The 2018 Retail Apocalypse Death List

"...add to rising retail unemployment the move to more self-checkout, more AI, and more computerized systems instead of human staff. It’s not too hard to understand why people could soon be dependent on a Universal Basic Income and a return to an almost feudal society..."

  • Mar 4, 2018 1:33 PM

Stocks, S&P Futures Plunge After Trump-Kuroda Double Whammy

As if markets did not have enough to worry about with this weekend's Italian election and SPD "grand coalition" referendum, overnight stocks were slammed by Trump doubling down on threats of global trade war coupled with a warning from BOJ governor Kuroda that Japan's QE may be coming to an end.

  • Mar 2, 2018 7:07 AM