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Political Report: 1/29/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis and Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst Main Story: Shutdown Ends, Government Reopens for Three Weeks On January 25, President Trump agreed to reopen the federal government for three weeks. The decision represented a political setback for the president, who previously insisted that he wouldn’t sign legislation unless …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 1.25.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week UK • Singapore • Canada • India • Indonesia UK On January 21, Rheinmetall announced that it will acquire a 55 percent stake in BAE Systems’ UK combat vehicle business to form a new joint venture Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL). BAE Systems …

Political Report: 1/23/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: The Shutdown Drags On There has been little change in the situation since our last report. This weekend, the White House offered a proposal to provide full funding for President Trump’s wall request as well as significant limitations to the number of asylum seekers that …

Political Report: 1/14/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: No Clear Resolution to Shutdown in Sight The partial government shutdown that began in December continues with no end in sight. This past weekend, the White House appeared to back down from plans to fund wall construction through the declaration of a national emergency. Such …

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