Off to the Eclipse

Mon, 2017/08/21 - 12:31pm | Your editor
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Of all people, it was Karl Marx who wrote: “History repeats, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.” And with new threats from Kim Sung-un hitting today, we are in another round of market jitters thanks to someone outside the White House for a change. As I want to view the solar eclipse today's blog is shorter than usual, mainly because many news writers and corporate PR types are also heading for the street.

 

So here is a hodge podge of news from around the world as the dollar weakens and Wall Street flounders a bit, with drug stocks suffering the world illnesses, financials facing fear, and tech trembling.

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