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Rapidly Changing Geopolitical Events

David R. Kotok
Sun Apr 21, 2024

There are rapidly changing geopolitical events in the Middle East and Persian Gulf regions plus extraordinary political events in Washington as Speaker Johnson advances a bipartisan effort to pass defense related legislation.  The political extremism is apparent among the far left caucus in the Democrat party and among the far right caucus in the Republican party.  The outcomes are unpredictable. We are carefully evaluating the results as they unfold since they may have substantial impact on economic activity and financial markets.

In place of our usual Sunday morning commentary today, I leave you with wishes for safe travels as we all follow the news.

For a front row seat into what's happening in Washington, visit the GovInfo site. They provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Recent additions include:

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David R. Kotok
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