1) Saudi Arabia has invested $20 billion dollars in Pakistan, including $10 billion dollars for an oil refinery.
2) Seven members of the British parliament have resigned over Brexit. They couldn’t abide the labor parties movement towards the left with anti-semitism and racism.
3) A Spanish warship tried to intimidate a British civilian ship to exit the waters around Gibralter to assert Spain’s sovereignty claim over the British territory of 300 years. With Britain exiting the European Union (Brexit), Spain is renewing its efforts to reclaim the territory.
4) 18 FEB 19 Stock market closings:
Dow 25,883.25 up 443.86
Nasdaq 7,472.41 up 45.45
S&P 500 2,775.60 up 29.87
10 Year Yield: up at 2.67%
Oil: up at $56.06