Reflections on President Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

  The visuals were magnificent. A stunningly opulent cavernous hall for President Trump to address the invitees. Heads of State of some 58 Muslim countries in attendance to hear the new President signal his intentions. It was even more Caesaresque than anything that greeted Julius Caesar in his first visit to the Middle East. 1….

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Interesting TACs of the Week (May 20 – May 26, 2017)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with…

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American Civil Wars & Insurrections – Lessons Forgotten or Relearned?

  Remember the American Civil War – America’s bloodiest war & greatest crisis of morality & will? Abraham Lincoln is now universally regarded as one of America’s greatest presidents because of his leadership in that war. Candidate Donald Trump invoked Abraham Lincoln more than any previous president in his campaign. Unfortunately, President Trump forgot the…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (May 13 – May 19, 2017)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with…

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Trump-Comey – The Central Question

  Among all the sturm & drang of this week’s Trump-Comey episode, the central point was postulated by Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group on Thursday: ian bremmer‏Verified account @ianbremmer May 11 – I don’t think Trump colluded with Russians on election. Trump just couldn’t help himself on Comey. To his great detriment. [emphasis ours] We totally concur with…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (May 6 – May 12, 2017)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with…

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Health Care Bill – The Essence & Luck of Donald Trump

  The House of Representatives passed their version of Obamacare Repeal & Replace bill this Thursday. Regardless of how this bill gets modified in the Senate, this was a major accomplishment for President Trump. It was his involvement, his leadership that was instrumental in uniting the different wings of the House Republicans towards a single…

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Interesting TACs of the Week (April 29 – May 5, 2017)

Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with…

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