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President Trump will host the G7 summit at one of his own resorts. Here's @robtfrank 's report

"The best solution is to bring the bottom up" says Barry Sternlicht on addressing income inequality. Warren's wealth tax "is not a sustainable program."

The deep state board staff at the Fed has not been helpful for the economy, says NEC Director Larry Kudlow

$T on the rise this morning as the company continues talks with activist investor Elliott Management to make changes. @andrewrsorkin  reports

"I think in the end history is going to judge people who don't kowtow a lot better," says @WalterIsaacson  on the way companies and business leaders are handling geopolitics and China

The state of the consumer "is as steady as she goes," says WD-40 CEO Garry Ridge@LearningMoment . "We're not really seeing any evidence yet that there is any significant change in the behavior of our end users."

"That American dream as we know it which was the envy of the world is no longer the envy of the world," says @darrenwalker  "If you want the American dream today, you ought to move to Canada."


"Libra is currency for corporations. Only Bitcoin is currency for the people" - @JoeSquawk  "I'm feeling like an evangelist, almost!"

Disney Heiress calls for higher taxes on the wealthy: "We do not have a society structured around fairness." #wealthtaxdebate 

"I think there's no capacity to kill bitcoin" says @PatrickMcHenry  #btc 

Bitcoin tops $8,000 @APompliano  makes the case to @kevinolearytv  on why he is bullish on Bitcoin

Are you saying cash has never been used for illicit purposes, @JoeSquawk  asks in response to Mnuchin's concerns about #btc  "We are going to make sure that bitcoin doesn't become the equivalent to swiss numbered bank accounts" says @stevenmnuchin1 

The CCP have infected the entire global system, says Steve Bannon "Really you've seen that this week in the NBA fiasco."

“It’s the single best hedge against the traditional financial system” @chamath  on appeal of bitcoin #btc 

Why would you own #bitcoin  if you can own the USD? "People are going to opt for something that is not manipulate-able, not seizable," says @APompliano  #btc 

"I like bitcoin ... The real thing I like when it comes to bitcoin is I like blockchain because I like the security. I want the government to start using blockchain," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy @GOPLeader  tells @JoeSquawk  #bitcoin  #btc