Frontrunning: June 30

Rhetorical question of the day: Twisted Geniuses or Bumbling Ex-Academics? (WSJ) Markets Steady on Quarter’s Last Day (WSJ) Their fortunes enmeshed, Trump and Putin to hold first meeting next week (Reuters) Oil Is Set for Longest Rally of 2017 (BBG) Brightening economy sets euro up for strongest quarter since debt crisis (Reuters) Eurozone Inflation Falls Again in Setback for ECB (WSJ) Trump’s Travel Ban Takes Effect, Setting Strict Entry Limits (WSJ) China says HK joint declaration no longer has meaning (Reuters) U. S. likely to bar Japan investigators from interviewing warship crew, official says (Reuters) Chinese Regulators Play Whac-A-Mole With Banks (WSJ) Trump says he is sending federal help to fight Chicago crime (Reuters) Iraq’s Dilemma: Who Will Lead the Next Big Fight Against ISIS? (WSJ) Shkreli’s Hedge Fund Went From Success to Bust in 31 Minutes (BBG) Ron Dennis to Sell Stakes in McLaren, Step Down as Chairman (BBG) Twitter is looking for ways to let users flag fake news, offensive content (WaPo) Europe’s Car-Leasing Boom Sets Off Alarm Bells (BBG) Google’s Main Strategy Is Under Threat From EU (WSJ) German lawmakers approve same-sex marriage in landmark vote (Reuters) Electric Cars Are Coming Faster Than You Think (BBG) China ‘outraged’ by $1.42 billion planned U. S. arms sales to Taiwan (Reuters) Traders Who Left Banks for Hedge Funds Now Heading Back to Banks (BBG) Heathrow Express Braces for Crossrail to End Airport Monopoly (BBG)

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Jun 30, 2017.