Which One Of You Is Buying South Korean Stocks Now That The Nuclear War Has Been Postponed?

News that Donald Trump is prepared to meet Kim Jong-Un for what will undoubtedly be one of the most hilarious photo ops in political history was enough to help Asian shares close the week on a high note. 

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Kim Jong-Un, Trump To Meet ‘By May’

CHUNG SAYS TRUMP, NORTH KOREA’S KIM WILL MEET BY MAY

You’re Not Wrong Walter, You’re Just An Asshole.

“Am I wrong?”

If You’re Calling North Korea’s Nuclear Olive Branch A Victory For Trump, You’re Probably A Trump Whore

So in other words, Kim will tell you he’s destroyed his nukes (just like Bashar al-Assad will swear he has no chemical weapons) if everyone acquiesces to letting a repressive regime that starves its own people and murders dissenters remain in power. 

Trump Can’t Understand Why Russia Would Get Him Elected But Then ‘Not Help At All With North Korea’

“What China is helping us with, Russia is denting.”

North Korea Responds: Calls Trump’s ‘Button’ Threat The ‘Spasm Of A Lunatic’ Congratulates Wolff On Book Sales

“He is making (a) bluff only to be diagnosed as a psychopath.”

Trump Brands Wall Street Journal ‘Fake News’, As Absurd Feud Over The Word ‘I’ Spirals Out Of Control

“The Wall Street Journal stands by its transcript and is releasing the audio from this portion of the interview.”

‘Tremendous Benefits’: Full Week Ahead Preview

Ok, who’s ready to grab the new week by the…

Trump Threatens To Nuke North Korea Using His Bigger, More Powerful, Working ‘Button’

Well fast forward to Tuesday evening and Donald Trump has just unleashed what is easily his most egregious tweet ever.

Of Rocket Men, Chinese Hegemony, And Populism Run Amok: 3 Visual Guides

You wouldn’t know it from looking at any market-based measures of volatility, but 2017 was a hugely consequential year. I assume that goes without saying. 

Goldman: Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ Tweets Matter More For VIX Than Actual Missiles

“…to judge how the VIX will react to the next North Korean testing, it will likely be more important to anticipate Trump’s Twitter reaction than to judge the implications of the test itself.”

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile, USDJPY Erases Gain

N. KOREA FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE: YONHAP CITES S. KOREA JCS

Trump: ‘I Would NEVER Call Kim Jong-Un Short And Fat’

Where to begin?

Jimmy Carter: No Evidence Russia Changed The Election, We Voted For Bernie

“I don’t think there’s any evidence that what the Russians did changed enough votes, or any votes.”

The Situation Remains Fluid.

If you were looking for clarity on anything, today was most assuredly not your day.