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Spot Markets Live, 05/12/23 (Sahm rule, Turkish CPI, Freight collapse)

Comments in bold addressed to audience members JR = Julian Rimmer (Resident Boomer and former EM markets pro turned writer.) DGG = Dario Garcia Giner (Resident Zoomer and former corporate investigations pro turned meme stock watcher and in-house drone expert.) TLDR: Chat GPT Summary Market Mayhem: Julian and Dario bantered about China’s downgrade, bond yield forecasts, and […]

War fatigue splits Ukraine’s politicians and soldiers (POLITICO)

By Veronika Melkozerova · Dec 5, 2023, 7:21 AM KYIV — More than 21 months after Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine the mood is turning grim in Kyiv — with tensions between President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his top general, Valery Zaluzhny, spilling into the open. Last year’s successes, as Ukraine first blunted Russia’s […]