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Key Events In The Coming Week: All Eyes On Trump's First Actions

The key economic releases this week are durable goods and GDP on Friday. On the political front, the focus will be is on the first actions of the Trump administration including moves on TPP and NAFTA. There are no scheduled Fed speeches...Show More Summary

The Dollar Index Is At A Crucial Level

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, The U.S. Dollar is testing the breakout point of its 20-month trading range. On an Inauguration Day in which the overriding theme of the incoming President’s speech was one of protectionism, it was fitting that the Chart Of The Day dealt with the U.S. Show More Summary

Conservatives vs Liberals

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Executive Orders, Meetings, Cabinet Votes: A Look At Trump's Schedule On His First Monday In Office

As Donald Trump himself tweeted on Monday morning... Busy week planned with a heavy focus on jobs and national security. Top executives coming in at 9:00 A.M. to talk manufacturing in America. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 23, 2017 ... Show More Summary

Peso, Loonie Drop After NAFTA Renegotiation Executive Order Headlines

Confirming his campaign rhetoric and inaugural address tone, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order as early as Monday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, according...Show More Summary

Gold To 2 Month High As Fiery Trump Declares New American Order

Gold price to 2 month high as fiery Trump declares New American Order - 'Trumponomics': Politics and economic policy in 140 characters- The ‘intelligence’ according to Trump- Trump, Putin and Russia - the great bromance- Trump - Bull...Show More Summary

China Says It Is Ready To Assume "World Leadership", Slams Western Democracy As "Flawed"

Over the weekend China used the Trump inauguration to warn about the perils of democracy, touting the relative stability of the Communist system as President Xi Jinping heads toward a twice-a-decade reshuffle of senior leadership posts. Without...Show More Summary

Frontrunning: January 23

Dollar slips, shares wobbly as Trump reality sets in (Reuters) Some Republicans Wary of Repealing ACA Without Replacement Plan (WSJ) First days of Trump era signal America's deepening political divide (Reuters) Donald Trump Embarks on...Show More Summary

JPM: "It Remains A Mystery Why So Many Continue To Anticipate A Change In Trump's Behavior"

As traders sit at their desks on Monday, here are the key drivers of risk on what will be a relatively quiet Monday according to JPM's Adam Crisafulli: Market update – it was a relatively slow weekend w/the exception of a slew of Trump-linked headlines. Show More Summary

Germany's Anti-Establishment AfD To Discipline Leader For Controversial Holocaust Memorial Speech

Germany's anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party announced it would discipline one of its state leaders for remarks he made criticizing Berlin's Holocaust Memorial, the party's co-leader said on Monday. According to Reuters,...Show More Summary

"China's Carl Icahn" Hedge Fund Billionaire Sentenced To Five And A Half Years In Prison

Back in late 2015, when the Chinese stock bubble had violently burst and was suffering daily moves of 10% in either direction as retail traders scrambled to get out of what until recently was a "sure thing", Beijing did what it doesShow More Summary

Futures, Dollar Slide; European Stocks At 3-Week Lows As "Trump Reality Sets In"

While US stocks closed near session, and all time highs on Friday, the first green close on inauguration day in over 50 years, Monday has seen a modest case of buyer's remorse, with European stocks sliding, Asian shares mixed and U.S. Show More Summary

Julian Assange Addresses Public Concerns Regarding Riseup Canary Statement

After the drama of the past few months, Julian Assange could be forgiven for wishing that the world still communicated via passenger pigeon. Seattle-based email provider Riseup's "canary" expiration baffled the public for months and led to emotional, nonfactual accusations that Wikileaks had been "compromised" by state actors. Show More Summary

Ergogan Seeks Powers To Stay In Office Until 2029: Expect Perpetual State Of Emergency

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s carefully planned move to become legal dictator of Turkey is in its final stages. In the wake of a foiled coup, Erdogan removed or imprisoned every judge not on his...Show More Summary

Trader Warns "Trump's First Week Could Keep Markets Busy" - What To Watch

"May you live in interesting times," really is a curse; and as Bloomberg's Richard Breslow warns, "I doubt things are going to get any less gripping... Whatever else markets are pricing in, risk premiums appear to be too low." Last week fell into three memorable parts... The Trump trades were given a severe test, declared dead and held. Show More Summary

"Billion-Year" Gambian President Was Installed By The CIA

Submitted by Wayne Madsen via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Gambian President and dictator Yahya Jammeh, facing a combined military force composed of Senegalese army troops, the Nigerian air force, and troops from Mali, Ghana, and Togo, has agreed to relinquish the presidency of Gambia. Show More Summary

In Blistering Interview, Conway Tells Chuck Todd "We Are Going To Have To Rethink Our Relationship With The Press"

To members of the mainstream media, it would appears 'size matters', as the Inauguration crowd-gate debacle continues following Sean Spicer's unusual press conference yesterday. During a combative interview this morning with NBC's Chuck...Show More Summary

Gold Trumps Stocks In Presidential Transition Years

Bullion bulls betting that this rally has more room to run have history on their side with the arrival of a new U.S. president. As Bloomberg reports, a look at recent presidential transitions supports optimism among traders over the metal’s prospects. Show More Summary

French Socialist Primary Winner Proposes Tax On Robots, Universal Income, Right Of Foreigners To Vote

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via, France24 reports Benoît Hamon and Manuel Valls take top spots in first round of left-wing primary in a field of seven candidates. Let’s take a look at other reports, then we will look at Hamon’s...Show More Summary

Watch: Bigoted Turtleneck-Wearing Liberal Gets Tossed Off Plane For Harassing Trump Supporter!

File this under Justice Porn... A miserable seething bitch and her browbeaten husband are the stars of a new video making it's way around the internet after the woman, a horrible human being, decided to berate a Trump supporter on an airplane. Show More Summary

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