Speaking styles and the 2016 election

The 2016 presidential race and subsequently, the election, have been perhaps the most perplexing that the United States has experienced within the last decade. Between Donald Trump’s social media presence…

An American Brexit is Not Underway

In the days leading up to the 2016 presidential election, ask any American citizen what he or she thinks about post-election financial markets. Most likely, many will say something along…

SNL surfs waves of political satire

Throughout its soaring highs and dismal lows, NBC’s Saturday Night Live has been an encapsulation of American culture and politics since it’s start in 1975.  Returning for it’s 42nd season…

Conservative Quashing in the Classroom

Academia repulses me. Sedentarily sitting within the confines of a classroom makes me incredibly uncomfortable and uneasy. Every day I prepare myself for vehement attacks: I must cope with the…

Monday Financial Update

Good morning, U.S. equity index futures are all positive this morning, but are mixed between a positive 3/10ths of a percent for the Nasdaq and six basis points for the…