Putin Warns Of Global “Chaos” If West Hits Syria Again

Shortly after US Ambassador Nikki Haley revealed that Russia would be slapped with a third round of sanctions on Monday for “enabling the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons in civil war,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said that further attacks on Syria…

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Here’s Why The Cohen Raid Will Keep The Trumps Up At Night

The FBI raid on the offices of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen – one of the president’s closest and longest-serving confidants – has rattled investors, political analysts and even the president himself as many have determined – correctly, it seems –…

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Vladimir Putin’s Mysterious Fortune

Vladimir Putin just secured himself another six-year term in power following Russian elections Sunday, and now is a good time to revisit just how much secretive wealth is propping up the Russian strongman. Putin’s riches are buried in a complex web of proxies –…

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Russia Blamed For Attacks On US Power Grid Starting In 2016

The Trump administration has blamed the Russian government for a series of cyber attacks targeting American and European nuclear power plants and other critical utilities dating back at least two years – raising fears that the Kremlin could disrupt the West’s critical…

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Russia Could Use Chems In NYC

New York City could be the next site of a chemical assassination attempt if world leaders fail to punish Russia for its alleged role in posing of a former spy in the United Kingdom, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations…

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Russia’s New Weapons Wow The World

President Putin unveiled Russia’s hypersonic response to the US’ so-called “missile defense shield” and restored the strategic nuclear balance between the two Great Powers. This dramatic announcement came during his annual State of the Nation address which this time included multiple videos…

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Wall Street Reacts To Cohn’s Departure

As we highlighted first thing this morning, there has been no shortage of opinions about what Gary Cohn’s departure from the White House (after just one very lucrative year, which allowed Gary to cash out tax free on over $280 million in Goldman…

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Trump’s Trillion Dollar Gamble With China

One conventional wisdom about Trump’s thinking about the trade tariffs which he may (or may) not announce this week, is that Trump’s conviction with the action is directly proportional to the level of the Dow Jones. Recall that over the weekend,…

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Did North Korea Just Concede?

Score another diplomatic victory for Trump, whose hard line negotiating tactic appears to have generated a dramatic – and favorable for market – outcome. Moments ago futures spiked, 10Y yields jumped and the USDJPY bounced about 106 on what the…

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Kim Jong-Un’s Olympic-Sized Agenda

I was in Hawaii that day — the day the ballistic missile threat scared the living daylights out of every single person on the islands. My first thought was what have I done? How could I have brought my kids…

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