With most of the world's markets closed celebrating Labor Day, overnight markets have been especially thin, with virtually no newsflow, even as the dollar surge, now above its 200-DMA keeps a lid on S&P futures.
“That’s not the way the world really works anymore. We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality...We’re history’s actors...and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do.”
Apparently, the age of the old-fashioned spook is in decline... What is emerging instead is an obscure world of mysterious boutique companies specializing in data analysis and online influence that contract with government agencies...
"While predicting the fate of the state and the prince’s success or failure remains unclear, however, thus far MbS seems to be focusing on becoming an absolute ruthless dictator, the only form of governance the population has endured for decades..."