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Swan Lake – June 19

Surprisingly few ripples on Swan Lake today. The Turkish lira, Argentine peso, and SA rand a bit weaker. We are stunned at the complacency in the markets given the hawkish Fed and now coupled with trade war jitters.   These are … Continue reading

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QOTD: North Korea Deal Or China Deal?

In Beijing’s worldview, everything’s connected. Kim Jong-un was in Beijing Tuesday talking strategy with Xi; there frankly won’t be a deal between North Korea and the U.S. without the Chinese leader’s blessing. So what does Trump want more: a “deal” … Continue reading

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China vs. U.S. trade war: Who would win?

 

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The action-movie trailer Trump played to Kim Jong-un

If only it were as easy as in the movies… Reporters were shown a video ahead of Donald Trump’s press conference in Singapore, which the US president said he had played it to Kim Jong-un and his aides toward the … Continue reading

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De-escalation Of Tensions

Always a good thing.  Here’s to hoping that the lives of our Korean brothers and sisters both in the north and south will improve dramatically with respect to a lasting peace and standard of living. Nothing’s gonna stop them now. … Continue reading

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NorKo summit: What denuclearisation means

Washington is pushing for the complete, verified and irreversible dismantlement of North Korea’s nuclear capabilities. Achieving this would require much more than the removal of weapons ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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This Is NOT The Reagan Stock Market

Facts do not matter anymore.  Opinions are now facts.  We truly live in dangerous times. Reagan And Trump Stock Market We were stunned by an article posted on the CNBC website over the weekend, The Trump stock market looks a … Continue reading

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“Many Chinese Would Like To Teach [Trump] A Lesson”

Yikes!  Nasty rhetoric from a newspaper under the auspices of the People’s Daily. Me thinks Trump & Co.  are going to be played by Xi & Co. like a Chinese fiddle. China already perceives the Trump Administration as a Paper Tiger. … Continue reading

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As We Were Saying…

…yesterday on politics driving the tariff  “proclamation.” It is All Politics Note, today’s announcement on tariffs was a proclamation, not even a legal document.   Only words, and we know, for certainty, with this president, words can mean whatever he wants … Continue reading

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Now This Will Be Interesting….

Think “disarm” is the key, which is missing. Thank goodness they’re talking, however, but not going to get lathered up just yet. Didn’t the special envoy,  Jimmy Carter,  meet with the father in 2010? EXCLUSIVE Sr US official tells me S … Continue reading

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