Have We Seen The Trump ‘Eclipse Bottom’?

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, Last night the US stock market sold off on headlines that Trump had taken Gary Cohn’s name out of the running for the next Fed Chairman. From CNBC: A senior administration…

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Trump Says He Will Get Into ‘Great Detail’ on Tax Reform in Next Two Weeks

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would get into “great detail” in the next two weeks on his U.S. tax reform plan, which has been short on specifics, even after months of discussions among administration and congressional leaders….

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Hurricane Irma: If There Was Such A Thing As A Category 6 Hurricane, This Would Be It

Hurricane Irma has become even stronger than the most extreme forecasts were projecting.  According to the National Hurricane Center, Irma had sustained winds of 185 miles per hour at one point on Tuesday.  That makes it the strongest Atlantic hurricane…

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What Happened To Making America Great Again?

With Steve Bannon out of the White House, regrets are abounding in some corners of the right over how President Trump staffed his administration. As a candidate Donald Trump excoriated his party’s reigning orthodoxies. As president, however, he is running…

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“Armageddon Risk” Returns: North Korea Predicts “Catastrophe” As Massive U.S. War Games Begin Monday

Traders barely had time to enjoy the lull from the “Armageddon trade” – the rising possibility of a nuclear exchange between the US and North Korea, as risk is about to come back with a vengeance because on Monday the US and South Korea are scheduled to begin joint military exercises.

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Trump To Launch Trade War With China On Friday, Beijing Vows Retaliation

Yesterday, the WSJ reported the Trump administration is planning to begin a probe of what the U.S. sees as violations of intellectual property by China.

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Trump Warns of “Imposing A Very Major Border Tax”, Will “Cut Regulations By 75%”

One look at the Dollar Index in the last week and it’s clear just how ‘variable’ President Trump’s position has been on trade and so-called ‘border adjustments’.

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Welcome To One of The Most Pivotal Weeks In Modern American History

Many are anticipating that a wonderful new era of peace and prosperity is just a few days away, but others are using terms such as “civil unrest” and “civil war” for what they believe is about to happen in America. …

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China’s Big Warning To Trump

In the latest indication that China is becoming increasingly unsettled by Trump’s relentless attacks on legacy diplomacy with China, and especially the “One China” policy, two leading state-run newspapers warned on Monday that Beijing will “take off the gloves” and…

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Here Is a Look At Donald Trump’s $20 Trillion Problem

Only a few days after Trump’s inauguration ceremony, the U.S. National Debt will creep across the important psychological barrier of $20 trillion. It’s a problem that’s been passed down to him, but, as Visual Caitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, it certainly…

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