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Kraft Heinz Announces Retirement Of Warren Buffett From Board

Just hours ahead of his widely anticipated annual letter, Kraft Heinz surprised the Berkshire faithful with news that Warren Buffett, 87, will retire from board following end of his term at the upcoming Kraft Heinz 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Show More Summary

When Bonds & The Dollar Sink, The Only Thing That Can Save Stocks Is QE

In the last 45 years, there have been seven periods of persistent US dollar and Treasury bond weakness and as BofAML notes, during six of those periods, stocks have been pressured significantly lower. This could be a problem, as it's happening again... Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Tax Reform Doing Exactly What We Expected

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Shortly after the Tax Cut/Reform bill was passed by Congress, I did some analysis discussing the various myths of how those “tax cuts,” since they were primarily focused on corporations,...Show More Summary

Bonds Break 7-Week Losing Streak But Credit Cracks Start To Appear

A week of turmoiling up and down in rates and stocks... for not very much... On the day we saw the same old pattern of gap up open, then weakness... but this time the latter half of the day saw buying, not selling...   The Dow and Small...Show More Summary

Woman Rams Car Into Security Barrier Outside White House

The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman driving minivan drove into a security barrier near the White House, and was immediately apprehended by the Secret Service. According to the Secret Service Twitter account, the...Show More Summary

Friday Humor? Russian "I Don't Do Doping" Bobsledder Fails Doping Test

We couldn't help but smile at the irony... Following headlines that Russian curler (yes a curler) Alexander Krushelnitsky was found to have meldonium in his system (a drug designed to aid in intense high activity sports) earlier in the...Show More Summary

This Is What Jeff Gundlach Thinks Is "Fair Value" On The 10 Year

As Bloomberg's Michael Regan writes, "pinpointing the exact level of Treasury yields that will break the back of the bull market has become the trendiest parlor game in town." Earlier today, Tom Lee of Fundstrat became the latest toShow More Summary

Trump Dodges Kushner Security Question: "Gen. Kelly Will Make That Call"

President Donald Trump's placid press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took an interesting turn Friday afternoon when a reporter from the Washington Examiner asked the president about his son-in-law Jared Kushner's...Show More Summary

Gates Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe, Will Testify Against Manafort

A former Trump campaign aide and longtime business partner of Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, has changed his previously plea from innocent to guilty to two charges in a scheme in which Special Counsel Robert Mueller claims more than $75Show More Summary

Treasury Yields Tumble After Art Cashin Warns "All Hell Will Break Loose" If 10Y Hits 3%

If there is one thing that should scare investors out of a crowded trade, its a warning from veteran Wall Street-er Art Cashin. As a reminder, speculative investors have never been more one-way positioned short in Treasury yields... And...Show More Summary

Libor-OIS Contagion: As Spread Blows Out, It Starts To "Infect" Other Markets

Earlier this week we noted that as trader attentions have been focused on more conventional indicators of market risk, the USD Libor-OIS spread - historical a sign of credit concerns - has been blowing up, widening the most since last...Show More Summary

Watch Live: Trump, Australian Prime Minister Talk Trade During White House Press Conference

More than a year since the two world leaders reportedly engaged in a heated exchange that ended with President Trump angrily hanging up the phone, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife are visiting the White House - and the two leaders are holding a joint press conference this afternoon. The event begins at 2 pm. Show More Summary

Pat Buchanan On Nicholas Cruz: "The System Failed Up & Down The Line"

Authored by Pat Buchanan via, In days gone by, a massacre of students like the atrocity at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School would have brought us together. But like so many atrocities before it, this mass murder is tearing...Show More Summary

McCain Associate Pleads The Fifth Over His Involvement In Delivering Trump Dossier

An associate of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), David J. Kramer, has invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to testify over a November 2016 trip to London to retrieve a copy of the controversial Trump-Russia dossier and deliver it to the Arizona Senator. Show More Summary

Debt On Track To Destroy The American Middle Class

Via, Economists report the household debt to be at its highest in decades.  Yet, at the same time, we are being told that the economy is doing great. Does anyone see a serious contradiction? In fact, the current economy only favors the wealthy owing to their flourishing financial assets such as stocks and bonds. Show More Summary

These Are The Top 50 Hedge Fund Long And Short Positions

In Goldman's latest quarterly hedge fund trend monitor - a survey of 808 hedge funds with $2.1 trillion of gross equity positions ($1.5 trillion long and $649 billion short) - which analyzes hedge fund holdings as of Dec. 31, the bank...Show More Summary

Trump Slams "Coward" Deputy For Not Engaging Florida Shooter

On his way to today's CPAC conference, President Trump criticized the Florida deputy who didn't confront Nikolas Cruz, the school shooter from Parkland, Fla., saying "he certainly did a poor job," and insinuating that he was a "coward."   President Trump criticizes Florida deputy who didn't confront school shooter: "He certainly did a poor job. Show More Summary

BofA Revises 10Y Forecast To 3.25%, Expects A "Bumpy Transition" Higher

Exactly one week after Goldman became the first major bank to raise its 10Y yield target from 3.00% to 3.25%, this morning BofA was delighted to follow in Goldman's footsteps and also revised its 10Y year-end forecast to 3.25%, given...Show More Summary

The FBI Is Corrupt And Incompetent – Pelosi Says, "Give 'Em A Raise!"

Authored by Tom Luongo, That’s exactly what Congressional Democratic Leadership wants done. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have redefined chutzpah to the point of insanity. Not three daysShow More Summary

Trump Warns CPAC: "Don't Be Complacent," Dems "Will Take Away Your 2nd Amendment"

During his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference - his second as president - President Donald Trump warned his audience not to become complacent because Republicans control all three branches of government in Washington. Show More Summary

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