Ethiopia unblocks censored TV and websites

By BBC More by this Author A senior Ethiopian official says the country has opened access to 264 blocked websites and TV broadcasters. Fitsum Arega, who is the prime minister’s chief of staff, said in his tweet that “freedom of expression is a … VISIT…

“The Law Of Unintended Consequences Is Striking Again”

By Garfield Reynolds, macro commentator and Markets Live blogger for Bloomberg Trump’s Trade Truculence Will Keep Feeding Dollar: Macro View The law of unintended consequences is striking again. This time it’s the surge in the U.S. dollar that’s being fueled by decisions from President Donald…

Happy Birthday Karl: Top 10 Goals Of Marx’ Manifesto Accomplished In America

By Joe Jarvis Via The Daily Bell Plenty of stupid ideas kill people. But one man’s stupid ideas have killed over a hundred million people. Karl Marx was born 200 years ago today. And despite the utter failure of his communist philosophy in practice, the…

Mark Levin Show 05-02-2018 Rogue prosecutor Mueller threatens Trump with subpoena – YouTube

By threatening to subpoena President Trump, we have a rogue prosecutor, Robert Mueller, who’s pushing the limits of the constitution like no other prosecutor in modern day history. They just want to notch up victories and they want their biggest victory – take out a…

Mark Levin Show 05-02-2018 Rogue prosecutor Mueller threatens Trump with subpoena – YouTube

By threatening to subpoena President Trump, we have a rogue prosecutor, Robert Mueller, who’s pushing the limits of the constitution like no other prosecutor in modern day history. They just want to notch up victories and they want their biggest victory – take out a…

Morgan Stanley: A Major Transition Is Taking Place In The Market

By Michael Wilson, Morgan Stanley chief US equity strategist, published in the bank’s “Sunday Start” weekly. In Need of Leadership True leadership may be the most undervalued human attribute. While numerous books and studies have been written on the importance of good leadership, finding people…

Trader: The Flattening Yield Curve Story Is Just Starting

By David Finnerty, a global macro commentator for Bloomberg Flattening U.S. Yield Curve Story Ain’t Over Yet: Macro View The rise of U.S. 10-yields above 3% may be the talk of the town this week, but that doesn’t mean yield-curve flattening is finished. U.S. economic…

Trader: “Algos Still Think Bad News Will Be Good News. And That’s Wrong”

By Richard Breslow, Bloomberg macro commentator and Markets Live reporter I’m going to a gathering tonight hosted by our MLIV global markets blog. The first panel discussion is the one that really piqued my interest. It is entitled: “Bull Market RIP?” and the first thing…

Trader: Why Dollar’s Surprise-Driven Rally Could Soon Consume Itself

By Garfield Reynolds, macro commentators and a Markets Live blogger for Bloomberg. Dollar’s Surprise-Driven Rally Could Consume Itself: Macro View The astonishing thing about the recent rally in the greenback is how surprised so many have been by its strength at a time when the…