If Tech Blows Up, What Then?

"The 'path to victory' for the S&P 500, if it loses the Tech sector, runs straight through Financials and Industrials. The former needs the yield curve to steepen.. the latter could really use some good news on the trade front .."

  • Jul 30, 2018 5:32 PM

Who Owns The Moon? A 'Space Lawyer' Answers

Less than a century ago, back on Earth, planting a national flag in another part of the world still amounted to claiming that territory for the fatherland. Did the Stars and Stripes on the moon signify the establishment of an American colony?

  • Jul 23, 2018 5:55 PM

The World's First Trillionaire Will Be A Space Miner

"The first trillionaire there will ever be is the person who exploits the natural resources on asteroids. There's this vast universe of limitless energy and limitless resources. I look at wars fought over access to resources. That could be a thing of the past, once space becomes our backyard."

  • Apr 19, 2018 10:15 PM

Frontrunning: March 7

  • Cohn’s Exit Leaves Hard-Liners Ascendant in White House (BBG)
  • Trump Alienates Allies Needed for a Trade Fight With China (WSJ)
  • Wall Street Frets About Losing White House Friends as Cohn Exits (BBG)
  • How the House Could Change Hands (WSJ)
  • South Korea's Moon says sanctions on North to stay, too early to be optimistic (Reuters)
  • Mar 7, 2018 8:00 AM

Why Are European Governments So Terrified of 'Fake News'?

"...the unholy alliance of government agencies and media giants to silence criticism of government policies in an election year in the name of "fake news"... reveals how truly terrified the political establishment is of falling from power, and just how far it will go to cling to that power."

  • Feb 12, 2018 5:00 AM

Frontrunning: January 10

  • China May Halt Purchases of U.S. Treasuries (BBG)
  • Berkshire Hathaway Expands Board Size (WSJ)
  • Gundlach Says S&P 500 Will Have Negative Return for 2018 (BBG)
  • Judge blocks Trump move to end DACA (Reuters)
  • Bitcoin Powers Big Returns for a Pair of ETFs (WSJ)
  • Jan 10, 2018 7:01 AM