“This is the big one, Elizabeth!”
“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.”
What happens over the weekend no longer remains confined to the weekend.
“The majority of Lebanese are just paying the price.”
Whither black gold…
“…the two princes are said to have stayed up until nearly 4 a.m. several nights, swapping stories and planning strategy.”
“Take that with a grain of salt though, because remember: nothing that should matter ever matters anymore.”
Geopolitics is back in the spotlight to start the week.
“They are willing to take the whole 5 percent, or even more, alone.”
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.
Again: who said markets are no longer efficient?
“…investors did not take the remarks as a sign that the dispute was moving closer to resolution.”