US: Key events ahead - Scotiabank
STOCKS HIT ALL-TIME HIGHS: Here's what you need to know http://buff.ly/2lt4v9y
ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Jobs galore in Canada
S&P 500 ends the week at a record high http://bit.ly/2lzJDu0
King Dollar reigned this week (but just barely)
Baker Hughes US oil rig count 591 vs 583 prior
Treasury yields rise as Trump revives optimism about fiscal stimulus
The failing @nytimes does major FAKE NEWS China story saying "Mr.Xi has not spoken to Mr. Trump since Nov.14." We spoke at length yesterday!
LAWFARE: "Remarkably, in the entire opinion, the panel did not bother even to cite this (the) statute." A disgraceful decision!
Trump won't immediately appeal travel ban block to Supreme Court, source says http://cnn.it/2ly8WMq
JUST IN: White House not currently planning to take Trump travel ban halt to the US Supreme Court, admin. official says - @PeterAlexander
- ABE AND TRUMP DID NOT DISCUSS CURRENCY -SENIOR JAPANESE GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN
White House: US and Japan "strongly urge" North Korea to abandon nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and abandon provocative actions.
White House: US and Japan "call on countries concerned" to avoid actions escalating tensions in the South China Sea.
Feds pull funding for DC Metro for missing safety deadline http://hill.cm/Y2rdznE
All of a sudden , Flynn is hedging as to whether he did talk about sanctions after all...
This comes from a Democrat , but notice the silence from the GOP regarding Flynn...
Considering Abrams criticism of Trump's fitness to become President , better question is why was he considered ?
JUST IN: Trump hints at new travel order coming next week in response to appeals court ruling http://hill.cm/G7BHg0k
Trump promises 'tremendous' announcements in coming days about jobs, factories coming back to Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina.
Trump promises new security measures 'very rapidly.' Says likely next week while appeal of travel ban continues, confident of victory.
Meanwhile, Robart wants the parties to tell him where they think things stand by 11:59p PT Sunday, w teleconf to follow at 11a PT Monday.
Very constructive meeting w/ @matteosalvinimi ,head of Italy's Lega Nord Incontro molto costruttivo con M. Salvini, leader della Lega Nord.
White House says it's investigating leaks http://hill.cm/04MLpPJ
Trade and security today in talks between Abe & Trump.
Civilian casualty allegations more than doubled in last months of Obama administration. Deaths continue under Trump. https://airwars.org/news/for-the-first-time-the-coalition-is-now-killing-more-civilians-than-russia/ …
Pence told CBS on 1/15 that he talked to Flynn — & Flynn told him he & the Russian ambassador did not discuss anything to do with sanctions
Sources: Despite denials, Mike Flynn did discuss sanctions with Russian ambassador before inauguration
Trump backs “One China” policy towards Taiwan in first phone call with Chinese president
REVEALED: UK knew support for Saudis helped Russia justify its Syria campaign http://ow.ly/YFHl308Tp7U
That's not what the Dutch and German leadership believe...
So much for a Deal at the February 20th Eurogroup meeting.
Eurogroup on the 20th not a possible target anymore for compeltion of the review as it seems
We will take stock of the further progress of the second review during the next Eurogroup @J_Dijsselbloem
We made substantial progress today and are close to common ground for the mission to return to Athens the coming week says @J_Dijsselbloem
Meeting ended. Progress achieved but without a clear date of return of missions to Athens
France, Ifop poll: Le Pen (FN-ENF): 26% Macron (EM-NI) 21% Fillon (LR-EPP): 18% Hamon (PS-S&D) 15% Mélenchon... http://fb.me/1btCwBrwa
Russia believed to have attempted to hack Italian Foreign Ministry....
Greek bank executives are telling visitors now that there have been 1 billion euros plus in deposit outflows in recent months.
Schauble attempting to laughingly redefine Martin Schulz as Donald Trump- indicates CDU is pretty nervous presently.
Early flash on Creditors proposal to Greece pertaining to fiscal measures. Nothing pertaining to debt relief yet.
Odds & Ends..
Trump moved fairly quickly in blocking Fayyad as UN Envoy to Libya.
UN Chief Names Palestinian to Libya Post, Risking US Objection - Bloomberg
Zintan mayor in Brussels - https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/02/10/zintan-mayor-in-brussels/ …
Libyan mayors say Europe's migration crisis should not be dumped on them http://www.reuters.com/article/europe-migrants-libya-idUSL5N1FV1Y9 …
More cash arrives for CBL Tripoli via Mitiga airport Friday.. http://fb.me/174W5izJA
Defend Benghazi Brigades: Our fighters shot down a military helicopter for Dignity Operation. Pilot is killed and copilot is still missing
#Libya | According to reports LNA AF carried out airstrikes against #SDB / PFG allies at approximately 60km south west of Mabrouk oil field.
Islamic State shifts to Libya's desert valleys after Sirte defeat - Reuters
Sanalla continues efforts to step up foreign oil company involvement in Libya - https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/02/10/sanalla-continues-efforts-to-step-up-foreign-oil-company-involvement-in-libya/ …
ISSUE OF EXTENDING NEW START NUCLEAR TREATY DEPENDS ON U.S. STANCE, CONTACTS ON THIS MATTER WILL BE REQUIRED - PESKOV. IFX.
Turkey has detained some current and former CENBANK staff , charges not presently known...
Syrian Kurdish sources say US Department of State has agreed for #Rojava administration to open a representation office in Washington DC.
@RaniaKhalek The New Arab has censored my article on US actions in Syria for political reasons. It's now here https://ianjsinclair.wordpress.com/
Brazil threatens striking police with prosecution as death toll tops 120 http://reut.rs/2kQChm1
Scratch #KSA. Trump shut down all 8 of his #Saudi companies immediately after the election: https://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-closed-companies-possibly-linked-to-saudi-arabia-1481340363 …
Hundreds of thousands protest Trump in Iran http://hill.cm/baMCvxB
PBoC is not in OMO for 6th day in a row, draining 625 bln RMB this week
#China | Jan Imports +16.7% y/y v +10.0%E …yeah but…
#China | Jan Exports: +7.9% y/y v +3.2%E …Great!