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Category Archives: Trump Administration

Summer Epocalypse Countdown: Trump Turmoil Takes Top Off Trump Rally

The following article by David Haggith was published on The Great Recession Blog: When financial Armageddon arrives, it can hit in a flash like a dangerous rogue wave — the kind that rises up when two big waves from different storms intersect and merge into a single wave big enough to capsize a ship. The global Wannacry warware attack and endless waves […]

It Takes A Bullshitter To Know A Bullshitter

Authored by Duane Norman via Free Market Shooter blog,   On Wednesday, PEOPLE Magazine released a preview of an upcoming issue, titled “The Obamas; Their Lives Now”, which includes commentary on Obama’s “relationship” with President Trump: “He’s nothing but a bullsh–ter.” Tell us how you really feel, Obama, because after your oval office meeting with […]

North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile

North Korea successfully launched a ballistic missile Sunday afternoon which flew more than 500 kilometers, only one week after it launched its previously ballistic missile last Sunday, South Korea’s military announced. The missile was launched at 0759 GMT from a location near Pukchang, 60 km northeast of the capital Pyongyang, an area where North Korea […]

Why Is The Trump Administration Rewarding Saudi War Crimes With More Weapons?

Authored by Kristine Beckerle op-ed via The Hill, Last October the Saudi Arabia-led coalition bombed a funeral hall in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, killing and wounding hundreds of people. “The scene was catastrophic,” one survivor told me.  “Beyond what I can explain to you or describe … There were burned bodies and dead bodies all over […]

Calm Before The Seasonal Storm – VIX Has Some Catching Up To Do

The S&P 500 Index is due for many more swings like Wednesday’s in both directions, if the last 10 years history are any guide… The volatility regime shifted dramatically since Trump was elected… are we due to go back to the old regime?   As Bloomberg notes, Wednesday was the fourth day this year in […]

Selloff Accelerates As Trump Fears Mount: “The Market Will Revert To Much Higher Volatility”

European and Asian stocks slumped on Thursday following the worst one-day drop in US stocks in 8 months, while S&P futures tumbled to session lows, down 0.3% to 2,350 after initially posting a modest rebound, following a new Reuters report alleging that Trump campaign members communication with Russians on at least 18 occasions, and which […]

“Bears Need More”: Why One Trader Thinks The Selling Is Now Over

Yesterday’s market dump, the biggest one-day selloff in eight months as concerns about the stability of the Trump administration and concerns about a potential Trump impeachment finally slammed risk assets hard, is also a one-off event. At least that’s the opinion of Bloomberg commentator and former trader, Mark Cudmore, who overnight wrote that “without some […]

X-Asset Strategy Head: “Traders Have Become Desensitized To What Constitutes An Actual Threat”

Earlier today, RBC’s Charlie McElligott explained why today’s action is indicative of one or more energy/risk-neutral/value funds blowing up. Now he looks at the underlying cause, and attributes it to the inability of investors to discriminate between real and imaginary threats in what has now become a “deafening cacophony of noise.” THE DOLLAR MELTDOWN We […]

Euro Surges As Trump Fears Slam Dollar; Futures Poised For New Records

In a replica of Monday’s early trading, European shares are down, this time led by health-care stocks even as the Euro surges above 1.1050, the highest level since the US election. Asian equities rose, while S&P futures were unchanged although we expect the ramp to kick in any second, and take the NASDAQ to another […]

Frontrunning: May 15

Oil Jumps Over Output Deal (BBG), Saudi Arabia, Russia Favor Extending Oil Cuts Through Next March (BBG) Trump Doctrine Confounds G-7 as Ministers Kick Can to Sicily (BBG) Senate GOP’s agenda is at a moment of reckoning with unpredictable Trump (WaPo) White House Races to Fill FBI Job (WSJ) Former Trump Employees Say He Taped […]