Jan. 23, 2019 —-
THE SENATE WILL VOTE ON COMPETING BILLS TO END THE SHUTDOWN. BOTH ARE LIKELY TO FAIL – Vice. No end in sight.
As the shutdown continues, its ill effects mount – The Economist. Day 33
Trump tells Pelosi he will still give State of the Union, setting up possible showdown – CNBC. They are standing up for an important principle, and as soon as we figure out what it is, you will be the first to know.
Political drama is putting a lid on the stock market, Goldman analysts say – Marketwatch. Bump, slump.
Panic is on the agenda at Davos – but it’s too little too late – The Guardian. We should hire someone to clean that up.
Let’s Be Real About China Trade Talks – Bloomberg. The reality is no deal, and March is fast approaching.
Government debt hits record $66 trillion, 80% of global GDP, Fitch says – CNBC. A billion here, a billion there; pretty soon you’re talking about real money.