Retail: US retail sales report biggest drop in 16 months. Congress dawdles. August recess almost here, and at that point, the year is over, legislatively, for all practical matters.
Auto: GM schedules additional plat downtime amid soft sales, inventory glut. Congress dawdles. August recess almost here, and at that point, the year is over, legislatively, for all practical matters. Oh, I already said that.
North Korea: how bad are things, really? From twitter: North Korea's oil consumption dropped from 76,000 barrels per day (b/d) in 1991 to an estimated 15,000 b/d in 2016. https://go.usa.gov/xXHAx.
Sucking all the oxygen out of the room. But at least Drudge buries the headline at the bottom of his page. Hillary compares herself to "Wonder Woman." Will she ever go away?
Clinton thanked Women in Film for supporting women in the industry, then quickly shifted the focus to herself.
“Now I haven’t seen Wonder Woman yet, but I’m going to, in part because it’s directed by the fabulous Patty Jenkins,” Clinton said. “But something tells me that a movie about a strong, powerful woman fighting to save the world from a massive international disaster is right up my alley.”