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…

Who Wants To Buy Some Saudi Stocks Just As The Region Descends Into Chaos?!

Any takers?

The Great Quid Pro Quo: Trump, Bin Salman, Kushner And The ‘Milk People’

“…the two princes are said to have stayed up until nearly 4 a.m. several nights, swapping stories and planning strategy.”

The Saudi Purge: What Are The Implications For Oil?

“Take that with a grain of salt though, because remember: nothing that should matter ever matters anymore.”

Geopolitics & Wild Cards: Full Week Ahead Preview

Geopolitics is back in the spotlight to start the week.

The Saudi Purge: Everything You Need To Know About Alwaleed And Bin Salman’s ‘Unprecedented’ Power Grab

Bow down.

‘They Want To Secure Oil Supplies’: China Offers To Buy 5% Of Saudi Aramco

“They are willing to take the whole 5 percent, or even more, alone.”

Saudi Aramco May Ditch International IPO Plans: FT

We’ll say it again: the obvious question here is what this means for bin Salman’s “Vision 2030” and for the crown prince’s economic reform platform more generally.


Come one, come all.

Behold: ‘Proof’ That Markets Are Still Efficient.

Again: who said markets are no longer efficient?

‘People Are Scared To Put Money In’ – Qatar Stocks Extend Horrific Slide

“…investors did not take the remarks as a sign that the dispute was moving closer to resolution.”