The disenfranchised, hurt-feeling liberals of California, who are herding towards 'CalExit' in ever-increasing numbers since the election of Donald Trump, are about to face up to a..
The Obama administration enacted a law known as the Fiduciary Rule, as per Investopedia: The Department of Labor’s definition of a fiduciary demands that advisors act in..
Frontrunning: February 22
Overnight Media Digest WSJ - The same day Bristol-Myers Squibb Co shook up its board to satisfy one activist investor, the drugmaker was faced with another: Carl Icahn, whos..
What started off in familiar fashion, with Asian stocks rising, and Europe hitting multi-month highs and US futures in record territory has stumbled in recent minutes following a c..
Submitted by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In just two weeks as president of the United States, Donald Trump has given indications of how he intends to ..
Is A Trump-Putin Detente Dead?
Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging powe..
Just over 10 years ago, HSBC was the first canary in the world's financial crisis coalmine to signal trouble ahead. Today's 7% bloodbath in the banking behemoth is the biggest drop..
Frontrunning: February 21
Overnight Media Wrap WSJ - Deal talks between Kraft Heinz and Unilever are dead, but both consumer-goods giants now find themselves under heightened pressure to make bold mo..
Considering that in the past 3 months the only daily topic of relevance for the media has been "Donald Trump" both in the US and abroad, one would assume that when it comes to glob..
As John Rubino eloquently puts it, "when the history of these times is written, former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan will be one of the major villains, but also one of the greatest myst..
Despite US markets being closed in observance of Washington's birthday, S&P futures spiked during overnight trading, reaching new all time highs before fading some of the gains..
Gold The "Ultimate Insurance Policy" as "Grave Concerns About Euro" - Greenspan "The eurozone isn't working ..." warns Greenspan "I view gold as the primary global currency" said G..
Amid implicit acknowledgement of turmoil in The White House, Trump's Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reassured the world that the US military was "not in disarray", but was "holding t..
Democracy: The God That's Failing
Submitted by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, When Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe made his famous argument against democracy back in 2001, the notion that voting was a lousy way t..
Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, It’s amusing to see how views start to converge, at the same time that it’s tiresome to see how long that takes. It’s ..
Via The Daily Bell Tony Blair on Friday announced his “mission” to get Brits who voted to remain in the European Union to “rise up in defense of what we believe” while ..
In a fiery speech delivered in London aimed to show U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May that she won’t get everything her own way, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Tony Blair u..
The Sure Thing
Submitted by Michael Lebowitz via 720Global.com, The New England Patriots pulled off a stunning come-from-behind victory in Super Bowl LI, and one that was truly unprecedented in A..
Oh, Yeah? Or What?
Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World ..
Frontrunning: February 16
Overnight Media Digest WSJ - Snap Inc set a valuation for itself between $19.5 billion and $22.2 billion. The valuation range is near the low end of the $20 billion to $25 b..
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Nigel Farage made a brief speech in European Parliament on Monday in which he stated: “Chatham House, the reputable group, publi..
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, One of the most favored propaganda tactics of establishment elites and the useful idiots they employ in Marxist and cultural-Mar..
An Economic Showdown Is Looming
Submitted by Dennis Miller via MillerOnTheMoney.com, The Keynesians and the Capitalists are heading for an economic showdown at the O.K. Corral. Keynesians believe the central gove..
Frontrunning: February 15
Overnight Media Digest FT One of Europe's largest activist hedge funds, The Children's Investment Fund, has launched a campaign to block Safran SA's 8.5 billion pound takeover for ..
Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The always entertaining Nigel Farage was on fire again today in European Parliament. Farage correctly warned EP members about their des..