Frontrunning: July 23

  • Trump Warns Iran of ‘Consequences’ If It Threatens the U.S. (WSJ)
  • Bank of Japan Policy Change Speculation Roils Markets (BBG)
  • Small-Caps Surge, but Their Haven Status Is in Jeopardy (WSJ)
  • Trade Tensions Threaten Global Economic Growth, G-20 Cautions (BBG)
  • Jul 23, 2018 8:03 AM

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

Frontrunning: May 23

  • Rare Bipartisan Deal Rolls Back Postcrisis Banking Regulation (WSJ)
  • Fed Minutes to Detail Views on Inflation Overshoot, Yield Curve (BBG)
  • Turkey Heads Toward a Currency Crisis as Lira Goes Into Freefall (BBG)
  • U.S. warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker (Reuters)
  • The Hard Truth at Newspapers Across America: Hedge Funds Are in Charge (BBG)
  • May 23, 2018 8:28 AM

Frontrunning: May 21

  • Justice Department to Review FBI Probe of Trump Campaign (WSJ)
  • Trump’s Russia Probe Attacks Escalate From Tweets to Action (BBG)
  • U.S.-China Trade Truce May Not Last With Differences Unresolved (BBG)
  • U.S. Sends Mixed Messages on China (WSJ)
  • ‘Don’t Scream’: How the Texas School Shooting Unfolded (WSJ)
  • May 21, 2018 8:30 AM

Frontrunning: May 17

  • Japan Considers Retaliation Against U.S. Steel Tariffs (WSJ)
  • US sanctions war against Iran prompts fight-back from Europe (CNBC)
  • North Korea says won't hold talks with 'incompetent' South unless differences settled (Reuters)
  • Trump Shows Flexibility on North Korea Talks (BBG)
  • May 17, 2018 8:41 AM

The Warmakers

"Between the US strikes on Syria in April and the recent developments on the Korean Peninsula, we are in somewhat of a lull in the Empire’s search for a new war to start...So let’s see where we stand and try to guesstimate where we might be heading."

  • May 7, 2018 12:05 AM

Frontrunning: May 4

  • Trump Gambit Over Disclosing Porn-Star Payment Stuns Staff (WSJ)
  • U.S. Wants $200 Billion Cut in China Trade Imbalance by End of 2020 (WSJ)
  • Here's What the U.S., China Demanded of Each Other on Trade (BBG)
  • Small manufacturers tap the brakes as tariffs bite (Reuters)
  • May 4, 2018 8:00 AM