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Political jitters send retail investors fleeing from European corporate bonds

Retail investors have fled high grade European bonds at their fastest weekly rate in seven years according to analysis from JPMorgan, highlighting escalating fears over a packed roster of major elections in the coming months.Over €1bn was pulled from investment grade euro corporate funds last week, according to the US investment bank, which is warning […]

In 77 Chaotic Minutes, Trump Defends ‘Fine-Tuned Machine’ – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump, smarting from a series of crises, moved his surrogates aside on Thursday and assigned the rescue of his month-old presidency to the only spokesman he’s ever really trusted — himself. For days, a frustrated and simmering president fumed inside the West Wing residence about what aides said he saw as his […]

Trump hits it out of the Park Full Transcript and Video: Trump News Conference – The New York Times

President Trump announced a new nominee for labor secretary and answered questions from reporters at the White House on Thursday. Source: Full Transcript and Video: Trump News Conference – The New York Times   I had two watch this one twice. It will go down in history as one of the best ever American President […]

$LVS Drain the swamp? With what? Bigger alligators?

“I would like you to uphold the ‘One China’ policy,” Mr. Xi said to Mr. Trump in a scripted exchange.“At your request, I will do that,” Mr. Trump had just come from dinner with Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Nicki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Source: U.S., […]