I'm sure almost all of you (unless you're living under a rock) have heard that U.S and China are resuming trade talks. I wanted to share my take on this since this whole debacle has been going on well for over a year now. For starters, nothing has been signed, nothing is official, but yet the markets, which again only exists in a digital realm, have finished green last week. Whomever works for a MM (Citadel) knows how indices work and how they are marked up when the underlying's are clearly deteriorating. Let me tell you why the markets are ACTUALLY up. The fed is now required to pump in huge sums of money (overnight repos) semiannually until January 2020, due to the again, deteriorating markets, which no one seems to be talking about. DJI, as all of you should know, has underlying's which are slowly crumbling down to the ground. Before you know it, its going to be phase 1 trade talks, and then a year later, "...phase 2 meeting number 14" and so on. This is just my taking, and I'm open for ANY other takes for different point of views.