The Zeitgeist | 2.14.2019

This is our feature of the 10 (or so) most on-narrative (i.e. interconnected, highly similar) stories in financial media. It’s not a list of best articles, or articles we think are most interesting, or articles we agree with. But if you’re going to read 5-10 stories when you start your day, these are the ones that are most connected to the financial news that got published today.

Venezuela’s crisis of socialist faith; Not just leaders, but very economic model questioned

Howard Schultz: Americans need more opportunities

Noxious Trade Talk Fumes Dull S&P Bears’ Senses: Taking Stock (Ed Note: Aww, I thought they were hopeful – now they’re noxious!)

Stock Buybacks Are Not the Enemy

Robot Wars: $60B Intuitive Surgical Dominated Its Market For 20 Years. Now Rivals Like Alphabet Are Moving In

Tempur Sealy Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

A US-China trade deal may not be the catalyst the market is expecting

Teva Pharma Tumbles as Earnings and Outlook Miss Estimates

MARKET SNAPSHOT: S&P 500, Nasdaq Poised To Extend Rally To A Fifth Day On U.S.-China Trade-talk Progress (Ed Note: Whew! False alarm!)

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks, FX fall, await cues from trade talks (Ed Note: Wait, I was poised to extend my rally! I’m awaiting cues now?)


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