‘We Do Not Talk, We Act’: Israeli Shares Under Pressure Amid Serious Escalation In Syria

“We will continue to strike at every attempt to strike at us. This has been our policy and it will remain our policy.”


Mideast Stocks Slide As World Markets Respond To Wall Street Rout

“There is selling pressure and profit-taking across the board.”

Kingdom Holding Soars After Alwaleed Released From Harsh Confines Of The Ritz-Carlton

That right there is the biggest gain since November of 2014.

Free At Last! Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Returns Home After Being Locked In Ritz-Carlton For Three Months

“Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty I am free at last!”

‘They All Settled To Get Out’: Saudi Arabia Frees ‘Dozens’ From The Ritz-Carlton

Not surprisingly, none of them could be reached for comment and attempts to reach the Saudi government were not successful.

The Price For Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal’s Freedom Is Revealed…

“He wants a proper investigation. It is expected that al-Waleed will give MBS a hard time.”

Goldman Tells You What To Expect From The OPEC Meeting

Uncertain outcomes…

Leftovers: Full Week Ahead Preview

Ok, look: if you’re still hungover from a combination of turkey, greasy mashed potatoes, and copious amounts of not-quite-top-shelf red wine, it’s time to snap out of it because last week is melting into this week as tends to happen historically on Sundays.

‘Khamenei Is The New Hitler’: Mohammed Bin Salman Regales Thomas Friedman

Someone thought it was a good idea to send Thomas Friedman to Riyadh to interview Mohammed bin Salman…

‘Stick ‘Em Up!’ $100 Billion To Be Recovered In Saudi Crackdown, Probe Widens To Military Officers

“Stick ’em up you rascals!” 

Clean Up Your Damn Junk: Full Week Ahead Preview

“This is the big one, Elizabeth!”

Abdication Is ‘Unthinkable’: Saudis Insist King Salman Won’t Relinquish Throne

“There is no possibility whatsoever that the king will abdicate,’’ one official said, in response to written questions on Sunday, adding that Saudi kings are in the habit of remaining in power even when they’re sick and besides, King Salman “enjoys perfect physical and mental powers.”

Watch The Throne.

What happens over the weekend no longer remains confined to the weekend.

Beirut, We Have A Problem: Bond Rout Looms As Situation In Lebanon Reaches Tipping Point

“The majority of Lebanese are just paying the price.”

Here Are 5 Geopolitical Risk Factors For Oil

Whither black gold…