North Korea


3Dollars: Summer Ends, Struggle Begins

Post-Labor Day Worries Stifle Markets $1 Escalating tension with North Korea put U.S. markets on alert. Russia’s Vladimir Putin forecasted “global catastrophe” if the U.S. continued provocations against the republic. The U.S. pushed the UN and China to come out against the country as it reportedly readies another missile test. […]

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3Dollars: Harvey Bears Down, North Korea too

Nation Watches Houston with Bated Breath, North Korea Baits the World $1 North Korea flew missiles over Japanese air space last night. Asian markets are in a tailspin as a result. Given natural disasters and political uncertainty in the U.S. and western Europe, conflict with North Korea is not ideal […]


3Dollars: May 9, 2017

Markets closed slightly down as investors digest several factors, like the French election, oil rig counts, the South Korean election, the after hours firing of FBI Director James Comey, etc etc. Here’s what I can glean…. $1 The secondary and tertiary effects of Macron’s election will be quiet and resounding […]


3Dollars: April 18, 2017

Mixed bank results, UK’s snap election, U.S. markets slide Markets fell again as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue along with some volatility in markets domestically. Let’s look a bit deeper… $1 Goldman Sachs reporting trading numbers far weaker than expected. Bond trading has increased significantly for most […]


3Dollars: April 14, 2017

The market trepidation continues. U.S. markets were closed in observance of Easter and the Passover;¬†however all markets in Europe and Asia were down. Let’s discuss… $1 The prospect of war continues to shake investors across the globe. The chilling warning offered by North Korea for Saturday, April 15, the anniversary […]


3Dollars: April 13, 2017

Today was the day of the MOAB (“Mother of All Bombs”) heard ’round the world. A brief recap… $1 We started today with the first of the major banks releasing earnings. Wells Fargo showed flat earnings as the bank continues to reel from the fake accounts scandal. JP Morgan, the […]