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Any of these could, you know, pop.

China’s economy is starting to show its true colors again

OPINION: The latest economic data out of China looks less that of an economic superpower, and more like what it truly is — a country saddled with debt and in the midst of a dangerous slowdown.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, CNBC's Becky Quick and JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon

Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon think they can solve a huge American problem by treating CEOs like babies

OPINION: Buffett and Dimon think that quarterly guidance incentivize CEOs to think short term, but that's just one part of how C-suite incentives are flawed right now.
Trump with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Dennis can't be too happy about higher steel prices of trade war in general. Sorry, Dennis.

Here’s what we should have instead of a trade war

OPINION: Donald Trump has started a trade war with our closest allies over steel. He wants to start a trade war with China over technology. All of this is stupid. Instead of inviting retaliation, we should come up with a plan for the U.S.'s economic future.
President Donald Trump with (2nd L-R) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro

One side effect from Trump’s trade war could linger for years beyond his presidency

President Donald Trump's abrupt, erratic approach to trade, even when he does not follow through on the harshest protectionist threats, is already damaging faith in the global trading system.
The costume Elon and Grimes designed together for the Met Ball came out quite nicely. Must have taken some time and effort.

Elon Musk doesn’t care about you

OPINION: Elon Musk's ongoing war with the media and his lack of specifics on Tesla's Q1 earnings call tell you everything you need to know about how important customers, investors, employees, and everyone else who isn't on Mars.

ZTE is just the most obvious of all the signs that China is playing Trump

OPINION: The signs that China and North Korea are playing Trump were subtle until Sunday when he tweeted that he would back down from punishing a Chinese company that violated sanctions against North Korea and Iran. Now it's clear Trump's much vaunted deal making ability will not be applied here.
Enron execs — they thought they were the smartest people alive. Until they went down.

All the companies that hired Michael Cohen have an Enron problem

OPINION: There's a difference between what's right on paper and what's right in practice, but that went out the window with all the companies — AT&T, Novartis, and Korea Airspace Industries — that hired Michael Cohen.
Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President, Raphael Bostic speaks with Reuters in an interview at Stanford UniversityÕs Hoover Institution in Stanford, California.

A single speech from a top Fed official shows why the imperative of racial and economic diversity is so much more than just lip-service

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic, the first African-American to lead a regional central bank, recently spoke about the central bank's often unacknowledged role in enforcing fair housing rules.

Trump’s ‘Art of the Squeal’ could really screw up US trade

OPINION: Trump's main negotiating tactic is to scream loud, insult a lot and then default to a moderate solution. Unfortunately in trade there is no default.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Fiscal Yeah (FY) 2019 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2018.

The Trump administration is going to try to avoid a trade war this week — don’t hold your breath

OPINION: Trump is sending a delegation to China to talk trade this week. Ideally, this means avoiding a trade war. Most likely, it means the status quo.