The Spread – Wake Up Call

Spencer Doar

Spencer Doar

Editor

Twitter risk reared its head yet again. In this episode, we take a look at the impact President Trump’s tariff tweets have had on markets.

The following are stories referenced in this week’s episode:
Bloomberg -> With Two Tweets, Trump Shatters Historic Calm in Global Markets
Reuters -> Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions
Financial Times -> CME gains boost with new ‘micro’ futures contracts
CNN -> Royal baby name is announced by Meghan and Harry

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