Reading the British Government’s document setting out our own red lines, I have never been more optimistic that those governing us understand what we want: control. For Brexiteers, leaving the EU was never about numbers on a spreadsheet but about delivering the principle of self-governance - the rest will follow. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s red lines prove he is going for a second round Brexit knockout
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Acting White House chief of staff Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyWhite House preparing to ask Congress for funds to combat coronavirus: report Tucker Carlson calls out Mick Mulvaney on immigration remarks: 'Dishonest and stupid' Trump furious after officials allowed Americans with coronavirus to fly home with other passengers: report MORE on Friday said a new round of tax cuts would be a top priority for President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary MORE if he gets reelected. … [Read more...] about Mulvaney: New round of tax cuts would be a top second-term priority for Trump
This market fall is reminiscent of what we have seen in previous market crashes. Do you think that the reaction that we are seeing is justified or is it a bit amplified or exaggerated?The background clearly is the uncertainty around the impact of coronavirus—both on global economic growth as well as the impact on the second round growth estimates. The uncertainty is clearly spilling over into the markets and most markets are behaving in a very similar manner largely driven by what happened in the developed markets first and then the spillover into our markets as well. What is the right way to judge this entire impact of coronavirus? From a fixed income markets perspective, the revision in growth estimates are going to spill over in not only the central bank actions going forward but also the markets that are now pricing in series of rate cuts from the central banks across the world. This won’t be surprising at all because if you read through The Economist’s latest … [Read more...] about Assumption of a V-shaped recovery may get scaled back: Amandeep Chopra
Hi Good afternoon one and all and what an afternoon this promises to be. More action packed than a weekend in Berlin with Batman, more drama than a soap opera, morefu... you get the point. It’s going to be good.First up, there is the ladies’ freestyle skiing aerials qualification numbers one and two to keep an eye out for – finals one, two and three for this event will be coming to your screens from 5.30pm onwards. From 2pm we have the women’s 15km biathlon. How does this work, you ask. Well if you prefer video instructions, here’s my colleague Barry Glendenning performing in the male version of the event. Or if you prefer written instructions, do read on. After the first competitor gets going, every 30 seconds after that another one is off. The women ski five laps of a 3-kilometre loop for a total of 15 kilometres. In between all the skiing, there is four rounds of round firing (prone, standing, prone, standing). Miss a target and a one-minute penalty … [Read more...] about Lizzy Yarnold wins gold – Sochi Winter Olympics – as it happened!
More importantly, Biden seems to have a Teflon character in this race – surviving some really poor early debate performances and improving as he goes. Whether he wins Iowa or not – and the likelihood is he won’t -- he is in the for the long haul and his performance Tuesday night proved that he has the moderate wing of the party locked up at this point. … [Read more...] about Jeanne Zaino: Iowa Democratic debate – Winners and losers