Monday, February 5
Most Emailed on the Terminal:
How Spiking Bond Yields Really Could Topple a Stock Market Rally (Bloomberg)
Most Read on the Terminal (Last 8 Hours):
Stocks Extend Selloff Worldwide (Bloomberg)
Tom Brady throws for 505 yards, ties or breaks 7 new Super Bowl records and still loses to Philadelphia in a wild 41-33 game. Tom Brady Tops Super Bowl Passing Mark; All 17 Records Broken (CBS Sports)
But what do they do to prevent fans from overturning the police cars? Philadelphia Police Use Hydraulic Fluid to Prevent Climbing Street Poles (ESPN)
MiFID Consequences: Europe’s historic effort to improve market transparency for investors is having some unintended consequences, including a single go-to venue for bond prices being replaced by a more fragmented setup. $19 Billion Investor Says MiFID II Hasn’t Helped Transparency (Bloomberg)
President Trump’s remodeling of the Republican Party is as much a culture change as a policy change, which means he has the ability to create realities that Republicans in Washington will either silently tolerate, or willingly believe and embrace. Cult of Trump (Axios)
Lloyds Bank is stopping customers from buying cryptocurrency on credit cards as it fears having to bail out losers. Lloyds Bank in Bitcoin Crackdown (The Daily Telegraph (UK))
The hard choices of Brexit have tipped Theresa May’s Conservative Party into open warfare and it’s not clear the Prime Minister will survive the crossfire. Warring Conservatives Force May Into New Red Line on Brexit (Bloomberg)
The Waymo-Uber battle comes to a head in a San Francisco courtroom today, and the heart of the dispute reflects a struggle that is as old as the wildly aspirational, incestuous, high-tech valley they both call home. Tech Titans, Trade Secrets and Alleged Conspiracy: Inside the Waymo-Uber Battle Captivating Silicon Valley (Washington Post)
Mike Bloomberg will join Lloyd Blankfein and Warren Buffett at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit in Washington this month where thousands of small business owners will gather to chart a path to help small businesses grow and compete successfully. Goldman Plans DC Small Biz Summit on Feb. 13-14 (Politico)
Tweets from the President of the United States:
@realDonaldTrump: This memo totally vindicates “Trump” in probe. But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on. Their was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction (the word now used because, after one year of looking endlessly and finding NOTHING, collusion is dead). This is an American disgrace!
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@realDonaldTrump: Thank you to @foxandfriends for exposing the truth. Perhaps that’s why your ratings are soooo much better than your untruthful competition!
Best of Late Night:
Alec Baldwin is back as Trump in this weekend’s cold open of Saturday Night Live and calls in to tell Fox and Friends that they are his daily intelligence briefing. Watch here.