Market Report 11-10-2018

The latest market report focuses on what happens now that Jeff Sessions has been removed as an obstacle to Trump fighting back against the coming Democrat-led House and the inevitable burying of DoJ and CIA malfeasance by incoming House Intel Cmte. Chair Adam Schiff among other things. To gain access to twice weekly market reports … Continue reading Market Report 11-10-2018

Hillary Will Indict Herself — Interview with The Daily Coin

I sat down yesterday with Rory over at The Daily Coin for a great 90 minute chat about nearly everything I could think of, frankly.  He's posted part I there now.  Part II will be in a couple of days. Here's the link to the article (scroll to the bottom for the video).  

The Mid-Terms Were All About Trump

Finally the mid-terms are behind us.  There was no Blue Wave nor was there as I hoped, a Red Tide.  There was, in fact, a split decision that leaves the country in a slightly better but still deeply divided state. It will take a little time to fully digest what happened here but one thing … Continue reading The Mid-Terms Were All About Trump

More Peace Dividends as Merkel and Macron Join Syria Summit in Sochi

Over the summer Russian President Vladimir Putin went on a charm tour across Europe.  In a whirlwind weekend he danced and dined his way through two important meetings, first at the Austrian Foreign Minister's wedding and then a garden party summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. I wasn't the only one to note the importance … Continue reading More Peace Dividends as Merkel and Macron Join Syria Summit in Sochi

As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary

In case you haven't been paying attention, the Republicans are going to remain in control of both the House and the Senate in a couple of weeks.  Since their flawless victory over the Democrats in the fight to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the Republican base is more energized now than at … Continue reading As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary

Kavanaugh v. Feinstein — Flawless Victory

Yesterday's dramatic cloture vote to push SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a final confirmation vote is one of those political moments of pure victory.  It was messy and it was tense, but the ultimate outcome was better than I could have ever originally expected. Because it's pretty clear to me that we're looking at the … Continue reading Kavanaugh v. Feinstein — Flawless Victory

Never Go Nuclear — The EU Goes After Hungary

If there is one thing people with power always do when confronted with intransigence it is they always go nuclear. As a parent we've all been there.  That moment when your child calls your bluff on a particular thing you've been arguing over and you're left with no other option than to go through with … Continue reading Never Go Nuclear — The EU Goes After Hungary

The Real Contagion Threat is Political

The real danger to the current institutional order was just demonstrated in Sweden. While I've talked at length about the potential financial contagion stemming from the implosion of multiple emerging market currencies it is the growing political crisis in Europe that will shape our future. Sweden is The Land where Socialism Works, or so I … Continue reading The Real Contagion Threat is Political