We size up the death of Uncle Sam as an internal “national cohesiveness marketing tool” of America. Which is then contrasted with China’s roll from socialism, heading for communism, becoming instead socialists rediscovering Confucianism. Lot of ramifications.
Before that, a few headlines including a track of Beta O’Storm, which is about to hit south Texas. Along with other “newsly delights.”
Mainly, though, we are anxious and on “twiddle-time” until Monday when we’ll see (as will you in today’s ChartPack) how there’s plenty of technical grounds to worry about what’s ahead for markets.
The passing of RBG and a Trump “snap appointment” is also sure to strike deep into coming week madness, as well.
Seat backs and tray tables?