Hawaii & Guatemala "Are An Opening Act" - The Volcanic Swarm Cycle Is Back

"..., it appears that this dangerous and potentially explosive period - from 2018 - 2020 - is beginning ‘with a bang’. But, I do think they are only the ‘opening act’. That is NOT said to be sensational or alarmist. It is just an attempt to convey some very natural and very consistent cycles that might normally be overlooked."

  • Jun 10, 2018 12:30 PM

SCOTUS Overturns Case Against Gay-Biased Baker

"...the Colorado Civil Rights Commission violated the Free Exercise Clause of the Constitution when it forced Jack Phillips to make a cake for a same-sex wedding he morally opposed."

  • Jun 4, 2018 7:33 PM

NY AG Launches Probe Of 13 Major Crypto Exchanges (Incl. Coinbase, Gemini)

Crytpocurrencies have been on the rise for last few days (perhaps, as tax-based selling pressure abates) but we suspect downside risk may increase again as WSJ reports NY AG Schneiderman contacts 13 crypto-exchanges, claiming that investors dealing in the fast-growing markets often don’t have the basic facts needed to protect themselves.

  • Apr 17, 2018 12:47 PM

Frontrunning: March 6

  • Stocks Rise as Trump Tariff Plan Faces Opposition (WSJ)
  • North Korea Floats Scrapping Nukes, Opening Door to U.S. Talks (BBG)
  • Tariff Plan Creates Rift in the GOP (WSJ)
  • Florida state Senate votes against arming most classroom teachers (Reuters)
  • U.S. primaries start with Democratic push in Texas (Reuters)
  • Mar 6, 2018 8:00 AM

FX Weekly Preview: A "Field Day" For The Algos This Week

This week alone should offer a return to the times when intra day volatility allowed for price discovery is a little quicker than we normally see we are starting to see signs that macro themes are likely to become a little more mixed

  • Mar 4, 2018 7:55 PM

Frontrunning: February 1

  • Republican memo likely to be released Thursday -Trump administration official (Reuters)
  • Ex-Trump Aide Page Was on U.S. Counterintelligence Radar for Years (WSJ)
  • Facebook Reversal Lifts Markets, Though FAANG Jitters Linger (BBG)
  • Bitcoin skids to lowest since November after worst month in three years (Reuters)
  • How GE Went From American Icon to Astonishing Mess (BBG)
  • Feb 1, 2018 7:58 AM