How The Global Trade Contraction Begins

"The world grows increasingly at odds with itself, with each passing day.  Divided special elections.  Speech censorship by Silicon Valley social media companies.  Increased shrieking from Anderson Cooper.  You name it, a great pileup is upon us..."

  • Aug 11, 2018 10:38 AM

Frontrunning: July 9

  • Trump Takes a Final Look at Choices for Supreme Court (WSJ)
  • Here's How a Trade War Between the U.S. and China Could Get Ugly (BBG)
  • U.S. Exporters Will Be a Surprise Loser From Tariff Fight (WSJ)
  • Trump's trade war splits a Missouri county (Reuters)
  • Jul 9, 2018 8:39 AM

Global Stock Rally Halted By Report Trump May Withdraw From WTO

On the last day of a volatile, tumultuous quarter European stocks rebounded sharply after an EU migrant deal was struck, and following a broad rally in Asia on hopes for further Chinese easing, however news that Trump may pull the US from the WTO promptly capped further upside.

  • Jun 29, 2018 7:19 AM