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2:00PM Water Cooler 7/26/2017

By Lambert Strether of Corrente Trade “Amid resistance, Trump backs away from controversial trade plan” [WaPo]. “President Trump said Tuesday that his administration is delaying a long-awaited verdict on whether to restrict imports of foreign steel, again punting on a decision that has divided U.S. industries and his own administration, as well as strained ties […]

House Votes to Overturn CFPB Mandatory Arbitration Ban

House takes first step to kill mandatory arbitration ban; Senate and Trump will follow. Why did the CFPB wait so long to act on this issue?

How a Banking Union Has Created Deep Divisions that Undermine the Eurozone’s Stability

How the new European banking reforms have weakened stability and hurt some countries, particularly Italy, while helping German banks.

Are the Latest Russia Sanctions Really About Forcing US LNG on Europe?

Why Germany and other European countries are not on board with the latest round of proposed sanctions against Russia.

Is Uber About to Take SoftBank for a Ride?

What to make of the rumor that SoftBank is interested in investing in Uber.

2:00PM Water Cooler 7/25/2017

Today's Water Cooler: Senate health care battle, Lancaster and Mahoning counties, Dem "Better Deal," manufacturing, housing, trade, the 420

John Helmer: Jared Kushner’s Testimonial to Stupidity and Unfitness – American and Russian

Why Jared Kunsher's statements in Senate testimony demonstrate that he is unfit to play an official role.

People Voted Communist Because…

Italy had the largest communist party in Western Europe. Why did ordinary people vote communist? What did they believe in?

Bill Black: Jamie Dimon, You Make Us Embarrassed to be Americans

If Dimon really wants to know why growth is so slow his research should begin by looking in the mirror.

2:00PM Water Cooler 7/24/2017

Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA, UK/US bilateral, Schumer's "Better" proposal, Guccifer 2.0 DNC mail leak not hack, services, housing, Facebook

CalPERS Board Uncomfortable With Staff’s “Fire, Aim, Ready” Plan to Create Unaccountable Private Equity Vehicle

CalPERS' staff is trying to railroad the board with a not-very-well-thought out idea of an "independent" private equity venture.

Juliana v. United States and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity in Climate Change Law

The best shot at large-scale climate action under the Trump administration might lie with a lawsuit set to go to trial early next year.

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