2:00PM Water Cooler 5/23/2019


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By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “How This Trade War Will Remake the World” [Bloomberg]. “President Donald Trump has long said the goal of his trade policy is simply to get better deals for Americans. But as the trade war intensifies, it seems increasingly likely that his policies will lead to something more: a lasting […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 5/23/2019


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Today’s Water Cooler: Beyond trade war with China, Biden, Sanders, Iowa caucus, “divisiveness,” jobless claims, manufacturing, new home sales, trucking deterioriates, robot trucks, Tesla plunges, Apple services, Amazon, infrastructure debacle, Friday climate strikes, Jack London, dopamine

2:00PM Water Cooler 5/22/2019


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By Lambert Strether of Corrente. “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.” –Frank Herbert, Dune “2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination” [RealClearPolitics] (RCP average of five polls). Sanders (16.3% 18.8%) claws back 1.5% from Biden (39.8% […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 5/21/2019


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By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Politics “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.” –Frank Herbert, Dune 2020 “2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination” [RealClearPolitics] (RCP average of five polls). Sanders (16.3% 18.8%) claws back 1.5% from […]