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Category Archives: Conservatism in the United States

Banks, Bonds, & Bullion Bid As Healthcare Hope Trumps Terror Attack Turmoil

Gartman did it again – as we warned pre-open –   Which means one thing: both Goldman and Gartman are now short stocks, and expecting further selling – perhaps just the catalyst bulls were waiting for to step in and BTFD…        The machines were working over time to keep stocks up today […]

Trump “Lowers Expectations” Ahead Of Critical Healthcare Vote

It appears President Trump is managing expectations ahead of tomorrow’s critical healthcare reform vote. Instead of his usual bullyingly positive perspective, Bloomberg’s Jenniger Jacobs reports that President Trump told reporters after his women in healthcare panel that: “we’ll see what happens” There is a modest reaction to this comment in stocks… Additionally, CNBC’s John Harwood […]

MUZZLED: Breitbart WH Correspondent Ordered Not To Ask Televised Question Discrediting DNC Russian Hacking Story

On Monday, Breitbart investigative reporter and White House correspondent Lee Stranahan published a huge story on Breitbart.com, the facts of which should unravel the entire foundation for the Russian election hacking narrative. Stranahan based his report on increasingly discredited evidence, as well as a tweet made by President Trump on March 5th regarding the hacked DNC server: What about all of […]

Here Are The 26 People Responsible For Today’s Market Plunge

As we noted first thing this morning, and as we, and others, have been warning since December, the passage of Trump’s tax plan is conditional on the effective repeal (and/or replace) of Obamacare, which is set for a vote on Thursday.  And yet, it was only today that the market, and the press, appeared to […]

Maxine Waters To Trump: “Get Ready For Impeachment”

Having demanded Donald Trump's impeachment before he became President, called his cabinet "scumbags," and slammed him for supporting "Korea-invading Putin;" it appears Maxine Waters is doubling down, tweeting today that it's time to "get ready for impeachment." As a reminder, Waters brought the crazy in January – before President Trump had been inaugurated, going so […]

Dollar Drops Most In 2 Years – Unchanged Since March 2015

Since The Fed's 'dovish' rate hike last week, the dollar index has been tumbling. Today's drop takes the greenback to its weakest since Nov 10th – almost erasing the entire post-Trump gain. This is the 5th down day in a row for the Bloomberg Dollar Index   This is the biggest 5-day decline since March […]

Watch Live: Gorsuch Takes The Stand As Republican Threat Of “Nuclear Option” Looms

After a full day allotted for “opening statements” yesterday, Neil Gorsuch once again takes the stand before the Senate Judiciary Committee today but this time he’ll actually be entertaining questions rather than sitting in awkward silence as Democrats takes potshots at his professional career.  Grab your popcorn because today’s festivities are scheduled for 10 hours […]

Trump’s Job Approval Rating Drops To Record Low, Breaking Key Correlation

In the first week of February, a Credit Suisse analysis concluded that there was only one chart that mattered to markets: that of Trump’s approval rating. As the bank’s analyst Lori Calvasina wrote at the time, “US stocks have been trading closely with shifts in Trump’s favorability, as have 10 year Treasury yields… …the Dollar, […]

Watch Live: FBI’s Comey And NSA’s Rogers Testify To Congress On Russia, Trump

FBI Director James Comey and NSA head Adm. Michael Rogers hold their much anticipated testimony over Russian interference in the US elections, breaking their public silence for the first time before the House Intelligence Committee. As The Hill adds, spectators and media lined up down the hall in preparation for the hotly-anticipated open hearing, where […]

A Bad Week (And Getting Badder Bigly Fast)

Authored by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Well, of course they bugged Trump Tower. Why wouldn’t they? Trump’s big blunder du jour is that he tweeted “wiretapped,” like some hapless sap out of a 1950s I Was a Spy for the FBI movie. (I know people who still say “ice box,” too.) So he left himself […]