"It Was Wall Street Meets Apocalypse Now": Why Palantir "Knows Everything About You"

"Hacked emails released by the group Anonymous indicated that Palantir...pitched outside lawyers... on a plan to snoop on the families of progressive activists, create fake identities to infiltrate left-leaning groups, scrape social media with bots, and plant false information with liberal groups to subsequently discredit them..."

  • Apr 20, 2018 8:05 PM

Frontrunning: April 19

  • Oil Rallies to More Than Three-Year High as Supply Tightens (WSJ)
  • Metals Extend Stellar Gains, Bonds Slide (BBG)
  • Trump allies worry Cohen will flip (Politico)
  • Cohen Would Turn Against Trump if Charged, Adviser Warns (WSJ)
  • U.S.-Japan Announce Trade Talks, Don't Agree on What to Discuss (BBG)
  • Apr 19, 2018 8:43 AM

Shire Soars On News Of Possible Takeda Takeover

Japan's $40BN Takeda Pharmaceutical is considering its biggest takeover ever, a bid for Shire Plc that could top $50 billion, boost the Japanese company’s growth position in drugs for cancer, gastrointestinal diseases and nervous-system ailments.

 

  • Mar 28, 2018 6:45 AM

Treasury Yields Are Blowing Out, Slowing Dollar Plunge

The recent frantic moves in Treasurys and the dollar continued on Monday, and while the dollar collapse seems to have slowed for now, this is as a result of an acceleration in the Treasury selloff, with 10Y yields blowing out.

  • Jan 29, 2018 6:58 AM