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FAST FIVE: The Deep State Mob Targets Nunes

Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) should be replaced as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee: This is a hugely significant story. Fortunately, it's unlikely that House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will heed an unreasonable demand from a political partisan tied to the left-leaning Brookings Institution. Strassel, who has been carefully covering this Read more…

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FAST FIVE: Correlations Flashing Yellow Light

The correlations between Tech and the S&P 500 have been +0.95 since February's volatility. All this is important for one reason: correlations define the utility of capital markets for investors as much as simply making money in the market. That's the difference between an r-squared of 56% now to 30% Read more…

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FAST FIVE: Argentina Haunted By Ghosts Of Crises Past

At the “Casa Argentina” in Davos in January, Bill Gates, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and the Coca-Cola CEO queued up to meet Macri. Argentina hosted the World Trade Organization ministerial last December, and it holds the G-20 presidency this year. As is often the case, fixing one problem worsened another. For Read more…

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