Patrick Chovanec

Patrick Chovanec


Managing Director, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, Adjunct Professor at Columbia SIPA, former biz prof at Tsinghua University in Beijing

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The circle won’t be complete until Trump fires Barr and appoints Rudy AG.

Can the President pardon someone for offering him a bribe to pardon them? Asking for a friend.

The ISM Manufacturing Index fell -1.8 points in November to 57.5, which is still solid recovery territory.

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New orders fell -2.8 points but were still strong at 65.1. Employment, however, fell back into contraction.

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The redacted offerer of a bribe for a pardon is ...

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But remember, it's indicating recovery, not necessarily expansion above its pre-COVID level.

I'm quoted in this article about a bill that could delist Chinese companies from US exchanges, which is likely to pass Congress today:

I’ve been writing about this topic since 2012.

The US reported +2,614 new coronavirus deaths yesterday, the highest number since its peak on April 21st, bringing the total to 276,979. After a long holiday weekend, the 7-day moving average now stands at 1,580 per day.

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It is rather amazing that yesterday the sitting President of the United States was fined $2 million for defrauding eight charities, and it barely registered as a scandal.

My suspicion is that Trump will fire Fauci when he thinks the epidemic is receding and believes he has no more need for him. Then he will proceed to badmouth and scapegoat him. The foundation has already been laid for this.

According to the President, he has absolute power but absolutely no responsibility.

The widow of the Indian man murdered in Kansas in February anti-immigrant hate crime now faces deportation from US.

I'm going to criticize Biden, then I'm going to vote for him, then I'm going to criticize him some more. I can do this because I'm a citizen, not a team cheerleader.

I've been a Republican all my life. I am a Reagan conservative, down the line. But it's become painfully clear to me that GOP officeholders today see the red hats as their base, and won't listen to people like me unless I deny them my vote, and persuade others to do the same.

Trapped in Malaysia doesn't carry quite the same punch as trapped in North Korea.

I just saw ad from Russian state TV on NY subway, telling viewers to trust them not corrupt US media. It's like a dystopian novel.

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