Key Events This Week: GDP, PMIs and ECB

With many traders on vacation, the algos will be kept busy with a busy weekly slate, with the global PMIs due out on Tuesday, the ECB meeting on Thursday, US Q2 GDP on Friday and corporate earnings releases peaking.

  • Jul 23, 2018 9:00 AM

The Star Wars Franchise And Consumer Sovereignty

"...there is an ongoing war between so-called Social Justice Warriors and many rabid Star Wars fans. The SJWs like the recent Star Wars movies, which clearly have adopted a certain lefty tone and flair since Disney bought Lucasfilm..."

  • Jul 10, 2018 9:05 PM

Argentina Haunted By Ghosts Of Crises Past

"...that angst is understandable, as vivid memories of economic chaos have left the impression that Argentina is forever on the verge of collapse... and in moments of financial stress, Argentina’s reputation deprives its leadership of an indispensable resource: the benefit of the doubt. "

  • May 12, 2018 6:45 PM